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Rachel Maddow, Cynthia Nixon Win GLAAD Awards

Parks and Recreation, Joy Behar also among honorees

(Newser) - Joy Behar, Cynthia Nixon and the ABC drama series Brothers & Sisters are among this year's recipients of Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation Media Awards. Presented yesterday in New York, winners also include NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation, MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show, Lifetime network film Prayers for Bobby... More »

Va. Governor Removes Gays From Discrimination Policy

GOP's McDonnell excises protection for state workers

(Newser) - Gay state workers in Virginia are no longer protected from discrimination after new Republican governor Bob McDonnell excised sexual orientation from the state’s policy. McDonnell’s predecessor, Democrat Tim Kaine, added protection for homosexuals and veterans days after he took office in 2006, Talking Points Memo notes; McDonnell aides... More »

Shame on Showtime for Ditching Gay Shows

Once out-and-proud network is now just an HBO wannabe

(Newser) - Showtime, which has an openly gay president and used to be the home of “the two most sexually explicit gay dramas ever,” has failed its queer audience completely, Aymar Jean Christian writes. Sure, networks in general have backed off gay-centric programming after realizing “they could get a... More »

Largest US Gay Newspaper Publisher Closes

Window Media papers included Washington, South Fla. Blade

(Newser) - The largest US publisher of newspapers serving the gay and lesbian community has shut down and plans to file for bankruptcy. Employees arrived at work today to find out about the sudden end to the newspapers—including Southern Voice, the Washington Blade, Houston Voice and South Florida Blade—owned by... More »

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