TV showrunners, actors threaten to boycott Georgia over anti-gay adoption bill

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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TV showrunners and actors are threatening to boycott production in Georgia over the state’s proposed anti-gay adoption bill.

The bill, which has been sent to Georgia’s House of Representatives, would allow adoption agencies to refuse to place children with gay and lesbian couples if it goes against their religious beliefs.

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2017 LGBTQ Pop Culture Alphabet

By : Jeremy Williams
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It was the year of #MeToo, as this one story seemed to dominate the pop culture landscape of 2017. Victims came out saying “enough is enough” and called out their attackers and predators by name.

It was also a year of important stories being told on television and in films. We honored the voices of women, people of color and the LGBTQ community in movies like Moonlight and The Life and Death of Marsha P. Johnson, and on shows like When We Rise and Master of None. Plus we got Will & Grace back!

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‘Walking Dead’ actor Daniel Newman comes out as gay

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL GAY MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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“The Walking Dead” actor Daniel Newman publicly came out on Twitter on Thursday.

Newman, 36, plays Daniel, a soldier of the colony The Kingdom, on the post-apocalyptic show. He announced in a tweet that he is “#OUTandProud” and encouraged people to be proud of who they are.

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Jesus from ‘The Walking Dead’ comes out as gay

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL GAY MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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“The Walking Dead” finally confirmed the character of Jesus’ sexuality on Sunday’s episode.

Hilltop Colony member Jesus (Tom Payne) opened up that he was gay in conversation with Maggie (Lauren Cohan).

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Issue 22.09: Religious Discrimination

By : Jake Stevens
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A match missed in heaven: Religious freedom bills are discrimination in disguise. Is this the next great civil rights battle? Fired Orlando teachers file suit, Kevin Beckner launches campaign to be Clerk of Court, Orlando actor Jordan Woods-Robinson dishes on his gay Walking Dead role, local news, celebrity interviews, and much, much more!

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The actor who plays one of the first gay characters on The Walking Dead talks about the role and his career as an actor and musician in Central Florida

By : Aaron Alper
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Orlando – Jordan Woods-Robinson’s career is at an upswing. He currently plays “Eric” on AMC’s blockbuster series The Walking Dead (one of the first gay male characters ever portrayed on the show) and co-stars in the upcoming Solace with Colin Ferrell and Sir Anthony Hopkins.

A full list of his credits and links to his other projects can be found at JordanWoods-Robinson.com.

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11.21.12 Editor’s Desk

By : Steve Blanchard
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SteveBlanchardHeadshotI’m a television fan. I DVR at least one show a night and on the weekends I do my best to catch up. The shows I watch range from the ridiculous (Family Guy and Glee) and the dramatic (Revenge) to the eerie (The Walking Dead and American Horror Story).

My taste in entertainment is vast, but the horror genre is especially engrossing to me. Maybe it’s because I used to read the murder mystery novels of Dean Koontz, Stephen King and Patricia Cornwell that sat on my mother’s bookshelves as a kid.

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