Category: Television

“Dyke Central” Is The Amazing Intersectional Show We Didn’t Know Existed

“Dyke Central” Is The Amazing Intersectional Show We Didn’t Know Existed

Dyke Central is a show (available through Amazon Prime) based in Oakland. It follows a group of gay, trans, and queer characters as they try to find their footing in their love lives and careers. It’s reminiscent of The L Word, except way better because the characters are all people who could actually exist. I’ve met and been friends with people who are a lot like the characters in this show.

Gay For Pay And The Exploitation of Queer Identity

Gay For Pay And The Exploitation of Queer Identity

In a time where the LGBT community is fighting for their rights, their visibility and for their voice to be heard, “Gay for Pay” acts to silence them, and essentially erase their identity as being real.  Because Hollywood and social media are oftentimes the only way cis people experience LGBT people, what “Gay for Pay” does essentially is make the community and the expression a joke.

A Legacy at Risk: Why RuPaul’s Views on Gender & Race Feel Problematic Today

A Legacy at Risk: Why RuPaul’s Views on Gender & Race Feel Problematic Today

Whether you watch RuPaul’s Drag Race religiously or you’ve never seen an episode, you’re likely familiar with the eponymous legend behind the television phenomenon. RuPaul is famous not just for portraying an impossibly beautiful drag queen and leading a hit TV series, but also for wielding considerable influence both within and beyond the LGBTQ+ community. However, as public consciousness shifts, Ru’s brand of unapologetic realness has begun to create controversy.

ClexaCon Continues Its Push For More Positive LGBTQ+ Representation In London

ClexaCon Continues Its Push For More Positive LGBTQ+ Representation In London

By Jasmine Lowe In late 2017, a study by LGBT Fans Deserve Better, a website dedicated to “educating people on the importance of positive LGBT representation in the media,” found that 62 lesbian and bisexual female characters died over the past two television seasons. This figure was the highest number of lesbian and bisexual character…

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Alexander Rodriguez Discusses “Glitterbomb,” A New QPOC-Hosted Talk Show

Alexander Rodriguez Discusses “Glitterbomb,” A New QPOC-Hosted Talk Show

Alexander Rodriguez has a passion for all things that are entertainment related. He’s the dapper dressing, martini-sipping, host of LATV’s new groundbreaking weekly talk show, Glitterbomb. Although the iHeartRadio personality will now make waves alongside “Entertainment Weekly” senior editor, Patrick Gomez, and actor, Enrique Sapene, in LGBTQ Latino programming history as part of the first-ever talk show with an entire gay, Latino, Hollywood-insider cast, his career path wasn’t always aimed at sitting in front of the camera.

Summer 2018 Recap

Summer 2018 Recap

The summer of 20Gayteen gave us new music, films, television, and Pride festivals and it did not disappoint. As we begin to grab our sweaters and approach the cool days of fall we’re looking back on what happened in Summer 2018: 

Ryan Murphy Gathers The Largest Transgender Cast Ever For Scripted Series, Pose

Ryan Murphy Gathers The Largest Transgender Cast Ever For Scripted Series, Pose

Pose is an upcoming American musical drama anthology television series created by Ryan Murphy, known for Glee, American Horror Story, and American Crime Story, and Steven Canals, who has been writing scripts for the series with Our Lady J (Transparent) as well as with transgender rights activist and bestselling author Janet Mock. The series was announced by FX in…

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