Tambor accuser says she hopes `Transparent’ comes back

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A transgender actress who accused “Transparent” star Jeffrey Tambor of sexual misconduct says she’s grateful for the support she’s received and hopes the show is able to continue without the Emmy-winning star.

Trace Lysette is one of two women who came forward last year and accused Tambor of sexual harassment. Tambor has denied the allegations.

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The new fall season brings back ‘Will & Grace,’ and a plethora of LGBTQ characters, to the small screen

By : Anna M. Johnson
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At the 2017 Primetime Emmy Awards, Lena Waithe became the first black woman to win the award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series.

The Emmy was awarded for an episode of Netflix’s show Master of None. She co-wrote the season two episode titled “Thanksgiving” with show co-creator Aziz Ansari, which chronicled her experience coming out as a lesbian to her family.

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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race,’ ‘Feud’ earn Emmy nominations

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were unveiled Thursday morning with both “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and “Feud: Bette and Joan” earning nominations.

“Westworld” and “Saturday Night Live” received the most with 22 nominations each. “Feud: Bette and Joan” received a nomination for Best Limited Series and “RuPaul’s Drag Race” is a contender for Best Reality Competition Program. RuPaul is up for Best Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program.

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Kate McKinnon, Sarah Paulson finally win at Emmy Awards

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Saturday Night Live‘s Kate McKinnon and The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story‘s Sarah Paulson took home their first Emmy trophy after multiple nominations at the 2016 Emmy Awards Sept. 18.

Paulson, who was also nominated for her supporting role in American Horror Story: Hotel, represented one of five of the Emmy trophies taken home by the Ryan Murphy miniseries The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.

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RuPaul wins first Emmy as ‘Drag Race’ host

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RuPaul Charles, host of the aptly named RuPaul’s Drag Race, won his first Emmy at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards Sept. 10.

Charles took home the award for outstanding host of a reality or reality competition series.

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Transparent’ star says transgender Maura would envy Caitlyn

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) – Jeffrey Tambor says Maura Pfefferman, his transgender character in “Transparent,” would be envious of the attention Caitlyn Jenner’s getting.

“You bet,” Tambor told a TV critics’ Q&A session Aug. 3. “Maura loves a red carpet and loves a party. Definitely, that’s something she would really like.”

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