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LGBT network Here TV greenlights new comedy series starring Suzanne Whang, Julie Brown (Exclusive)

LGBT network Here TV greenlights new comedy series starring Suzanne Whang, Julie Brown (Exclusive)

By | July 22, 2013 at 11:36 am | No comments

Billing itself as “America’s only gay television network,” Laughspin can exclusively reveal that Here TV has recently greenlighted a new scripted, meta-comedy series called From here! on OUT, starring Suzanne Whang and Julie Brown, among others. Set to start shooting...

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Comedian Guy Branum is seriously pissed off about seemingly homophobic football players (Video)

Comedian Guy Branum is seriously pissed off about seemingly homophobic football players (Video)

By | February 8, 2013 at 12:54 pm | No comments

Last night on Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, writer and comedian Guy Branum delivered an impassioned (and hilarious) response to the seemingly trio of homophobic San Francisco 49ers players. And we loved it. And so here it is. Enjoy! Be sure to subscribe to the weekly...

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Comedian Bonnie McFarlane takes aim at gay marriage in new PSA (Video)

Comedian Bonnie McFarlane takes aim at gay marriage in new PSA (Video)

By | February 4, 2013 at 2:15 pm | 3 comments

The gay marriage issue is not a simple one, and the ways in which progressive folks denounce those states who still only recognize man-and-woman marriage, have become just as complicated. And maybe that’s why comedian Bonnie McFarlane has decided to offer her own form of...

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BBC seeks comedy scripts for sitcoms and sketch shows that support positive transgender roles

BBC seeks comedy scripts for sitcoms and sketch shows that support positive transgender roles

By | January 22, 2013 at 5:22 pm | 6 comments

In an effort to support and positively address transgender roles on mainstream comedy television shows, the BBC has teamed up with artist collective Trans Comedy to bestow upon upcoming writers the Trans Comedy Award. Specifically BBC Writersroom, an ongoing program that helps...

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Wanda Sykes will star in two gay rights themed comedy specials for Logo

Wanda Sykes will star in two gay rights themed comedy specials for Logo

By | August 17, 2012 at 11:50 am | No comments

Logo, the Viacom-owned channel that produces programming geared towards the LGBT demographic, will be debuting two one-hour specials later this year from Wanda Sykes, in which she and a roundtable of guest panelists cover the topic of gay rights as it pertains to the upcoming...

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LGBT group demands apology from George Lopez, Arizona sheriff also angry about jokes (Video)

LGBT group demands apology from George Lopez, Arizona sheriff also angry about jokes (Video)

By | July 16, 2012 at 5:15 pm | 8 comments

On George Lopez' newest special It's Not Me, It's You, which debuted live on HBO this past weekend, Lopez warns: “I'm gonna talk a lot of shit today.” And talk shit he did. And as a result, the veteran comedian upset some members of the LGBT community after a questionable...

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Watch comedian Todd Glass’ powerful PSA for the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network

Watch comedian Todd Glass’ powerful PSA for the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network

By | May 30, 2012 at 4:59 pm | 2 comments

When he announced he was gay in January during an episode of WTF with Marc Maron, comedian Todd Glass expressed some apprehension over coming out, noting that it wouldn't be easy for him to fully integrate his standing as an openly gay man into his act. However, he did explain...

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Sandra Bernhard headlines inaugural gay and lesbian comedy festival

By | September 23, 2010 at 12:47 pm | No comments

RooftopComedy.com, the Web’s foremost destination to view daily stand-up comedy clips from across the country, is producing the Out Loud Comedy & Arts Festival from Oct. 7 – 10 in San Francisco. The festival will celebrate the city’s well-known gay community by...

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