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Billy Porter, Lin Manuel-Miranda, and Woody Harrelson Slay SNL’s LGBTQ Equality Town Hall: WATCH

Saturday Night Live tackled this week’s Equality Town Hall in its cold open. At its opening, Alex Moffatt’s Anderson Cooper informed the audience that the Democratic town hall would cover issues important to “LGBTQ people and straight girls that make Pride about them.” The sketch included special guest Billy Porter (Pose) introducing the candidates. “The category is Vanderbilt dynasty news realness henny,” said Porter, looking at Moffatt’s Anderson. Porter then introduced the candidates, starting with Cory Booker (Chris Redd): “He may live in the projects, but ladies, he ain’t no...
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Do Your Gay Friends Greet You Like This? — WATCH

Michael Henry is confusing the greetings he gets from his friend Kevin (Matt Wilkas) for romance. But can you blame him, or are these hellos just the way gay men show each other they’re okay with being seen as gay in public? The post Do Your Gay Friends Greet You Like This? — WATCH appeared first on Towleroad Gay News. https://www.towleroad.com/2019/10/gay-friends/...
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Not Even Global Apocalypse Can Stop Matt from Recruiting Dan to Do His ‘Webisodes’ — WATCH

Matt and Dan face the end of the world in the latest “webisode” of their eponymous series, but it will not stop an intrepid filmmaker. For more episodes of Matt & Dan, created by and starring Matthew Wilkas and Daniel Vincent Gordh, click HERE. The post Not Even Global Apocalypse Can Stop Matt from Recruiting Dan to Do His ‘Webisodes’ — WATCH appeared first on Towleroad Gay News. https://www.towleroad.com/2019/10/apocalypse-matt-dan/...
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When the Male Stripper Shows Up with an Eccentric Trainee: WATCH

Male strippers are a staple at bachelorette parties. In the latest episode of Matt & Dan, some are thrilled and some are livid when the stripper shows up with an offbeat trainee. The post When the Male Stripper Shows Up with an Eccentric Trainee: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad Gay News. https://www.towleroad.com/2019/09/male-stripper/...
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NBC Developing Comedy About Gay Father and Son from Nick Lehmann and Fred Hubbard

NBC has acquired and put into development a comedy about a gay father and son from writer, star of the web series I’m Not Crazy, and social media personality Nick Lehmann and Fred Hubbard (Forever). Deadline reports: “Written by Lehmann, Like Son, Like Father, centers on Nick, an out and proud gay man, who finds himself in the unenviable position of assuming the role of his newly outed father’s gay mentor and new roommate. Lehmann executive produces with Hubbard. Universal TV is the studio.” Lehmann’s web series I’m Not Crazy. I AM...
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When a ‘Friend’ Gaslights You at the Coffee Shop: WATCH

Have you ever run into someone in a coffee shop who seems to know you very well, but you have no idea who they are? You’re trying to pin down how they seem to know so many intimate details about your life, and soon you think you might be losing your mind. The gaslighting gets real on the latest episode of Matt & Dan, below. The post When a ‘Friend’ Gaslights You at the Coffee Shop: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad Gay News. https://www.towleroad.com/2019/09/gaslights/...
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New SNL Hire Shane Gillis Apologizes ‘to Anyone Who’s Actually Offended’ After Racist, Homophobic Clips Surface

SNL announced three new cast members on Thursday, including the first Asian cast member Bowen Yang., who is also gay. Shortly after the announcement, a racist and homophobic segment featuring another of SNL’s hires, Shane Gillis, began surfacing on social media. In the clip, Gillis speaks with Matt McCusker on an episode of their podcast, Matt and Shane’s Secret Podcast. In the clip, Gillis and McCusker call Chinese people “chinks”, imitate Asian people speaking, and mock Chinese restaurants. today SNL announced the hiring of its first cast member of East...
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SNL comedian gives the absolute worst apology for anti-gay slurs

Saturday Night Live‘s new cast member Shane Gillis gave the worst ‘apology’ to those accusing him of racism, sexism and homophobia. Gillis, 31, made the offensive comments in a 2018 episode of his podcast, Matt and Shane’s Secret Podcast.  He tried to delete a particularly offensive episode from the internet, but a recording on YouTube resurfaced hours after SNL announced him as their new hire. The episode features Gillis and his co-host Matt McCusker ranking minorities in “the hierarchy of stand up comedy”. The 20-minute clip is riddled with racist...
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Should These Straight Actors Get to Play Gay Roles?

Michael Henry’s straight buddies want to be cast in one of his films again, and they love playing gay. “It just doesn’t sit right with me,” explains Henry. “When you cast straight actors to play gay roles, it shapes the way we think about gay people. Because they’re either acting like their straight self, which makes young gay people or people who have never met a gay person before think ‘that’s how gay people are supposed to look or behave.’ Or they’re playing the role like a caricature which is...
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