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20 Moments That Changed LGBT Comedy Forever
April 07 2014 6:30 AM ET

20 Moments That Changed LGBT Comedy Forever

Jami Smith

From The Mary Tyler Moore Show, All in the Family, and The Golden Girls to more recent memories, these are the 20 most pivotal moments in television and film comedies for the LGBT community.

WATCH: Web Series ‘Day Drunk Gays’ Spoofs Boys Who Brunch
April 06 2014 5:00 AM ET

WATCH: Day Drunk Gays Spoofs Boys Who Brunch

Daniel Reynolds

Day Drunk Gays satirizes gay men who perform the time-honored Sunday morning ritual: brunch.

WATCH: 'Gay of Thrones' Is Back!
April 04 2014 6:23 PM ET

WATCH: Gay of Thrones Is Back!

Jami Smith

Gay of Thrones, the best recap show on the Internet, is back to catch you up on all of the drama in King's Landing.

WATCH: Ellen Takes on Target's Horrible Photoshop Controversy
April 04 2014 8:57 AM ET

WATCH: Ellen Takes on Target's Horrible Photoshop Controversy

Jami Smith

The only good thing to come out of the Target Photoshop controversy is that Ellen spoofs it brilliantly. She sets the record straight about the model's impossible features.

WATCH: Joan Rivers Returns From 'Tonight Show' Ban with Raunchy Set
April 01 2014 4:30 AM ET

WATCH: Joan Rivers Returns From Ban with Raunchy Set

Jami Smith

After being banned from the Tonight Show by Johnny Carson 28 years ago, Joan Rivers made her comeback memorable. Jimmy Fallon (and the network censors) could barely keep up with her racy set.

WATCH: 'Not Looking' Episode 4 With Lance Bass
March 31 2014 4:30 PM ET

WATCH: Not Looking Episode 4 With Lance Bass

Jami Smith

Lance Bass and his pretty face make a cameo in episode 4 of Not Looking. Other things happen too but also Lance Bass.

WATCH: 'Jeffrey: The Series' Episode 10, 'Head Shots'
March 28 2014 7:00 AM ET

WATCH: Jeffrey: The Series Episode 10, 'Head Shots'

Jase Peeples

Jeffrey gets ready to wet his lips and make love to the camera in the latest episode of the animated series that’s giving the gay midlife crisis a makeover.

WATCH: Lindsay Lohan Gets Wreckless, Destroys a Car
March 27 2014 10:10 AM ET

WATCH: Lindsay Lohan Gets Wreckless, Destroys a Car

Jami Smith

Lindsay Lohan is mad and the only way to deal with her loss is to take a sledgehammer to Neil Patrick Harris' face.

#TBT: The Most Ridiculous Vintage Underwear Ads We Could Find
March 27 2014 4:30 AM ET

#TBT: The Most Ridiculous Vintage Underwear Ads

Christopher Harrity

Do you suffer from male fatigue? Does your seat need to be more stretchy? Do you need 'mild' support? Today's #ThrowbackThursday gets into your manties.

WATCH: Neil Patrick Harris Consoles Strangers in New York
March 25 2014 12:01 PM ET

WATCH: Neil Patrick Harris Consoles Strangers in New York

Jami Smith

No one could possibly be more sad about the cancellation of How I Met Your Mother than Billy Eichner. He and Neil Patrick Harris hit the streets to ask New Yorkers if they feel nearly as distraught over it. (Hint: They don't)

WATCH: 'Not Looking' Episode 3
March 24 2014 1:06 PM ET

WATCH: 'Not Looking' Episode 3

Jami Smith

People cope with aging in different ways. For Danton, the best methods seem to be lying, drinking, and having regretful make out sessions with intoxicated straight girls. Drew Droege hits rock bottom in this hilarious episode.

WATCH: RuPaul Takes John Waters For a Ride
March 24 2014 10:28 AM ET

WATCH: RuPaul Takes John Waters For a Ride

Jami Smith

Camp's favorite sons talk perverts, being an outsider, and their favorite television shows on the latest episode of RuPaul's web series.

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