Lena Dunham, creator and star of HBO's hit comedy Girls, says she may have inherited her knack for attracting boyfriends who later come out as gay from her mother, according to an interview with NPR.
The New Normal, a comedy from Glee's Ryan Murphy and Allison Adler about a gay couple and a woman who becomes a surrogate to help them have children, has been given a series order by NBC, reports Entertainment Weekly.
When Bravo premieres its appetizing new culinary competition, Around the World in 80 Plates, there will be not just two gay cheftestants but also a lesbian host. Around the World follows 12 chefs as they race across 10 countries — Argentina, Uruguay, China, France, Italy, Morocco, Spain, Thailand, the United States, and England — in just over 40 days, sampling local customs and cuisine and then re-creating local delicacies in their own team eateries.
Actor Sean Hayes has released a statement in which he thanks Vice President Joe Biden for saying his sitcom Will & Grace educated Americans about LGBT people when he offered his support for marriage equality this weekend.
Ashton Kutcher plays a flamboyant gay designer looking for romance, delivering bon mots such as "miracles in my mouth makes an Eiffel Tower in my pants," in one of a series of ads for a faux dating site that some viewers have found offensive.
Modern Family, ABC's hit sitcom which features a loving and realistic gay family among its main characters, has a 2012 award as best television program by the group Catholics in Media Associates, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Nat Geo TV will debut a special hour-long feature looking at the lives of three transgender people and their families called American Transgender. Airing Tuesday, May 1, at 8:00 p.m. EST, American Transgender offers an up close and personal peek into the daily lives of three trans people: Eli Strong, Clair Farley, and Jim Howley.