‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ to end with season four

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” is coming to an end.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, the Netflix series will conclude with its upcoming fourth season. The season will be split into two parts with the first six episodes streaming on Netflix on May 30. A finale movie might also be in the works although the Hollywood Reporter says NBCUniversal and Netflix declined to comment.

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Jussie Smollett, Tituss Burgess keep #EyesOnChechnya in MTV advocacy video

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Jussie Smollett, Tituss Burgess and Carson Kressley, among others, have joined forces with MTV to bring awareness to the anti-gay persecution in the Russian republic of Chechnya.

“In Chechnya, gay and bisexual men have been hunted down, rounded up, and continue to be illegally detained in prison. Many have been tortured and at least three men have been murdered,” reads a post on MTV’s website. “In spite of these horrors, not enough people are aware of what’s happening or taking action.Together we can raise the volume on the public outcry, and let the world know that we have our #EyesOnChechnya.”

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