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REVIEW: ‘The Normal Heart’ on HBO

I’m sure The Normal Heart will shock a lot of mainstream sensibilities, and even some disdainful gays who think it both negatively portrays gay stereotypes and glamorizes anonymous sex.

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More gays at the Emmys!

Last week, I pointed out some gay honorees and content at the Creative Arts portion of the 65th annual Emmy Awards, and last night, the big guns turned out … and once again, there was gay aplenty

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The gay interview: Andrew Rannells of “The New Normal”

ATTPAC announced last week that The Book of Mormon would be part of its 2013-14 lineup, but once again, Rannels won’t be in it — instead, he’s starring in one of the hit shows of the fall, NBC’s The New Normal, and out actor gets to play gay … and boy does he.

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Emmy noms: Some of the gay stuff

The Emmy nominations came out this morning, and the details of them can be hashed over in the coming month, but I wanted to point out a few gay interest items on the list

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Gay stuff on the new TV schedules for NBC, Fox

NBC was the first broadcast network to release its 2012 fall season lineup, and there’s gay stuff old and new on it.
The gayest addition is probably Ryan Murphy’s new half-hour one-camera sitcom The New Normal, about a gay couple (Justin Bartha, Andrew Rannells of B’way’s Book of Mormon), who hire a woman to be the surrogate for their child. (

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2011 Year in Review: Tube

ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com In a year when most people began to feel broadcast and cable television had become all but irrelevant in the era of streaming, the most proletarian of American...

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Denis the menace

Gay actor Denis O’Hare, TV’s reigning villain, is far less creepy than his roles Meeting Denis O’Hare should be scary as hell. After all, this is the man who plays two of TV’s reigning supervillains: The horny vamp leader on...

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A very gay night at the Golden Globes

The Golden Globes were about as gay as an awards ceremony can get Sunday night, with plenty of queer winners across the TV and film categories. The Kids Are All Right, lesbian director Lisa Cholodenko’s family portrait of...

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Could the Emmys have been any gayer?

Jane Lynch The first half hour of the Emmy Awards on Sunday night were gay. Gay. Gay. Gay. And lesbian. Ryan Murphy, winner of best director of a comedy, kissed his boyfriend before running up on stage to accept his award. Jane...

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