Actress Sara Gilbert separates from wife, singer Linda Perry

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ABOVE: Sara Gilbert and Linda Perry at an Evening with Women event in 2014. (Photo by Greg Hernandez, from Wikimedia Commons)

LOS ANGELES (AP) | Actress Sara Gilbert has filed for legal separation from her wife of five years, singer and songwriter Linda Perry.

Gilbert filed the separation documents in Los Angeles Superior Court Dec. 27. The papers cite irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split, and requests that neither woman receive spousal support.

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Sara Gilbert is leaving ‘The Talk’

By : Mariah Cooper Of The Washington Blade, Courtesy Of The National LGBT Media Association
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ABOVE: Sara Gilbert. (Screenshot via Twitter)

Sara Gilbert will be leaving “The Talk” after season nine.

“The Connors” star made the announcement on the April 9 episode of the talk show. Gilbert has been on the panel since the show’s inception in 2010.

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Lady Gaga, Janelle Monae, St. Vincent among performers to earn Grammy nominations

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The 61st Grammy Award nominations were announced Dec. 7, and the big winners are music in the movies as the soundtracks for “Black Panther” and “A Star is Born” received eight and four nominations, respectively.

Janelle Monae, who came out as pansexual earlier this year, picked up a pair of Grammy nominations; one in the Album of the Year category for “Dirty Computer” and another for best music video, “Pynk.”

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ABC cancels ‘Roseanne’ after Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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ABC has canceled “Roseanne” in response to Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet on Tuesday, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

“Roseanne’s Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show,” ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey said in a statement on Tuesday.

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‘Roseanne’ revival to include nine-year-old ‘gender creative’ character

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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The “Roseanne” revival is casting for a gender-fluid character, ShowBiz 411 reports.

In the reboot, Darlene (played by lesbian actress Sara Gilbert) and David (Johnny Galecki) now have two children, a 14 or 15-year-old daughter named Harris and a nine-year-old child named Mark.

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Ellen DeGeneres among top Daytime Emmy winners

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“The Ellen DeGeneres Show” won the Daytime Emmy Award for best entertainment talk show April 30, 20 years to the day that her character came out as gay on the sitcom “Ellen.”

“She did it because it was the right thing to do,” said Mary Connelly, “Ellen” executive producer, of DeGeneres’ decision to be open about her sexuality and do the same for her character in 1997. DeGeneres was absent and Connelly accepted the award.

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