‘Riverdale’ to receive award from LGBTQ education group GLSEN

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LOS ANGELES (AP) | The cast and creators of “Riverdale” will receive an award from a gay rights education group for the show’s portrayal of LGBTQ relationships in a high school setting.

The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) announced Sept. 9 that “Riverdale” will be honored with its Gamechanger Award. The group cited the show’s “groundbreaking storytelling about LGBTQ relationships” as why it was chosen to receive the honor.

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CW’s Archie-inspired show “Riverdale” casts gay character

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The CW is developing a new TV series based on the long-running, popular comic book Archie and it will include Kevin Keller, the first openly gay character in the Archie universe.

The show, called Riverdale after the fictional town the Archie gang live in, will be a drama that “explores the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome façade,” according to the show’s producers.

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Archie to die taking bullet for gay best friend in comic books

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Archie Andrews will die taking a bullet for his gay best friend.

The famous freckle-faced comic book icon is meeting his demise in Wednesday’s installment of “Life with Archie” when he intervenes in an assassination attempt on Kevin Keller, Archie Comics’ first openly gay character. Andrews’ death, which was first announced in April, will mark the conclusion of the series that focuses on grown-up renditions of Andrews and his Riverdale pals.

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