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WATCH: It Finally Happened For Mitch and Cam on 'Modern Family'
May 22 2014 9:54 AM ET

WATCH: It Finally Happened For Mitch and Cam on Modern Family

Jami Smith

Cue the waterworks, people. Mitch and Cam finally make history as the first gay male main characters on a primetime network show to get married.

TBT: From the Weird to the Scary — Gay Bar Ads, 1969
May 15 2014 4:00 AM ET

#TBT: From the Weird to the Scary — Gay Bar Ads, 1969

Christopher Harrity

See how far we have come since the days of bars called "The Closet."

May 13 2014 4:31 PM ET

Explaining Michael Sam to Your Kid

Got a kid? Not sure to talk to him or her about the first openly gay NFL player?

WATCH: Colbert Throws Penalty Flag At Hypocrisy Over Michael Sam
May 13 2014 11:44 AM ET

WATCH: Colbert Throws Penalty Flag at Hypocrisy Over Michael Sam

Jami Smith

The satirical host takes aim at the backlash fired at Michael Sam, the first openly gay NFL player.

WATCH: Kate McKinnon and Charlize Theron Are Crazy Cat Ladies in Love
May 12 2014 8:40 AM ET

WATCH: Kate McKinnon and Charlize Theron Are Crazy Cat Ladies in Love

Jami Smith

Charlize Theron's mullet may not be enough to woo Kate McKinnon's crazy cat lady.

It's Official: Kate McKinnon Wins At Comedy
May 09 2014 2:21 PM ET

It's Official: Kate McKinnon Wins At Comedy

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 Kate McKinnon won an American Comedy Award Thursday night.

#TBT: John Waters Is a Mother Lover
May 08 2014 7:00 AM ET

#TBT: John Waters Is a Mother Lover

Christopher Harrity

For our special pre-Mother's Day Throwback Thursday, we honor John Waters's many irreverent movies about all-American matriarchs.

WATCH: Correspondents' Dinner a Mixed Bag
May 04 2014 4:24 AM ET

WATCH: Correspondents' Dinner a Mixed Bag

Trudy Ring

Joel McHale bombed with a routine that featured some LGBT-related material, President Obama showed restraint, and Joe Biden and Julia Louis-Dreyfus stole the show.

Zack Blows at Dating: Trophy Husbandry
May 02 2014 1:09 PM ET

Zack Blows at Dating: Trophy Husbandry

Zack Wintin

A terrible dating column from a terrible person. This week, Zack gives advice on texting etiquette and becoming a good trophy husband.

WATCH: Stephen Colbert Is Not Okay With Lesbian 'Throuple'
May 01 2014 12:24 PM ET

WATCH: Stephen Colbert Is Not Okay With Lesbian 'Throuple'

Jami Smith

Colbert attacks first lesbian 'throuple' saying it's an affront to traditional marriage, and traditional threesomes.

WATCH: A PSA Against Selfies
May 01 2014 11:24 AM ET

WATCH: A Public Service Announcement Against Selfies

Jami Smith

Sorry Sarah McLachlan and the animals but there's a bigger problem to solve in this world. Support the GAYSPCA and help an insecure gay man put down his phone.

#TBT: Book Titles That Concern Us
May 01 2014 6:00 AM ET

#TBT: Book Titles That Concern Us

Christopher Harrity

Today's Throwback Thursday surveys books (and a couple of magazines) with covers that send many messages.

WATCH: Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet Talk 'Modern Family' Wedding
April 30 2014 11:46 AM ET

WATCH: Are You Ready for The Modern Family Wedding?

Jami Smith

The actors got choked up while filming the wedding episode of Modern Family and discuss the significance of a gay wedding on network television.

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