Broadway playwright Terrence McNally dies of coronavirus complications

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Tony award-winning playwright Terrence McNally, known for plays like “Love! Valour! Compassion!” and for musical version of “Kiss of the Spider Woman,” died on Tuesday... Read more »

Actor Jussie Smollett due for arraignment in Chicago on hoax charges

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett was due in court on Monday for arraignment on renewed felony charges that he made false reports to Chicago police about... Read more »

Married British TV presenter Schofield comes out as gay

FILE PHOTO: Television presenter Phillip Schofield arrives with his wife Stephanie Lowe for the Pride of Britain Awards in London, Britain October 30, 2017. REUTERS/Paul Hackett/File Photo LONDON (Reuters)... Read more »

Young, gifted and unique, top Grammy contenders march to their own tune

(Reuters) – Move over pop and rap. From Billie Eilish to Bon Iver and Rosalia, the top contenders at Sunday’s Grammy Awards are turning traditional music genres on their... Read more »

‘I will continue to fight’: South Korea’s first transgender soldier vows to oppose dismissal

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s first transgender soldier said on Wednesday she would sue the military after it announced it would dismiss her for undergoing gender reassignment surgery last... Read more »

Brazil’s Supreme Court overturns censorship of Netflix show

FILE PHOTO: An illustration photo shows the logo of Netflix, the American provider of on-demand internet streaming media, in Paris September 15, 2014. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes/File Photo BRASILIA/SAO PAULO (Reuters)... Read more »

Hallmark reverses position on same-sex couple ads after public outcry

(Reuters) – The chief executive officer of Hallmark Cards apologized on Sunday night and said the company would reverse an earlier decision to pull television advertisements featuring same-sex couples... Read more »

Hallmark reverses position on same-sex couple ads after public outcry

(Reuters) – The chief executive officer of Hallmark Cards apologized on Sunday night and said the company would reverse an earlier decision to pull television advertisements featuring same-sex couples... Read more »

Hallmark same-sex couple ad controversy prompts reaction from Netflix, comedian DeGeneres

(Reuters) – A decision by Hallmark Channel last week to pull advertisements featuring same-sex couples has prompted reactions from thousands of Twitter users as well as comedian Ellen DeGeneres,... Read more »

LGBTQ characters on U.S. television at all time high

FILE PHOTO: 71st Primetime Emmy Awards – Photo Room – Los Angeles, California, U.S., September 22, 2019 – Billy Porter poses backstage with his Outstanding Lead Actor in a... Read more »