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The Fosters: Kids In The Hall (Episode 17)
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The Fosters: Kids In The Hall (Episode 17)

Episode synopsis: Callie’s good deed creates trouble for a friend; Brandon makes a deal with an unsavory classmate.  First aired: Feb 24, 2014 Watching The Fosters has been a standing date for my partner and I lately but this week our date was crashed by an adorable toddler who couldn’t […]

One lesbian mom on One Big Happy
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One lesbian mom on One Big Happy

Elisha Cuthbert will star in the comedy pilot for NBC called One Big Happy. Elisha plays Lizzy the Lesbian, not to be confused with this Lizzy the Lesbian. Lizzy is trying to conceive with her straight male friend and roommate, Luke (2 Broke Girls’ Nick Zano).  Lizzy gets pregnant, and […]

The Fosters: Us Against The World (Episode 16)
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The Fosters: Us Against The World (Episode 16)

Episode synopsis: Callie hopes to earn back the trust of her loved ones; Stef is called to testify in Mike’s case.  First aired: Feb 17, 2014 I loved this episode from beginning to end, particularly the beginning and the end.  Callie seems to be in such a good place. Brandon is […]

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Eating Out with the French

It’s a simple story of first love. Girl meets boy. Girl is disenchanted. Girl meets girl. Girl goes down on girl—many, many times. Girl loses girl. Simple in some respects, perhaps, but the experience of Blue is chockfull of the delicious complexity of awakening, first love, first loss, coming of […]

The Fosters: Padre (Episode 15)
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The Fosters: Padre (Episode 15)

Episode synopsis: A family gathering brings Callie back into the Fosters’ home for the first time since she ran away.  First aired: Feb 10, 2014 Whoa.  This episode was a cry fest. I’m going to depart from my usual “Love it” and “Leave it” format and just list the top ten scenes […]

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Sean could not save Sean Saves the World

NBC will not continue to produce Sean Saves the World. Before Sean Saves the World aired, I doubted. I didn’t doubt there would be some funny lines and perhaps even a bit of chortle-worthy slapstick given Sean Hayes’s comedic talent, but I doubted the impact the show would have. In […]

Ellen Degeneres to produce TV show about a lesbian mom
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Ellen Degeneres to produce TV show about a lesbian mom

Ellen Degeneres is set to produce a new comedy for NBC called One Big Happy about a lesbian who gets pregnant just as her best friend (a straight guy) gets married. That doesn’t really tell us much about the plot but this show has a couple of things going for it […]

The Fosters Roundtable: The Honeymoon (Episode 11)
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The Fosters Roundtable: The Honeymoon (Episode 11)

Spoiler alert-o-rama!  These weekly Roundtables are your place for queer family banter about the new ABC Family show The Fosters, and they’re chock-a-block with SPOILERY content.  You’ve been warned! Episode synopsis: Jude and Brandon feel guilty about Callie running away, and other family members are confused about Callie’s actions. Meanwhile, Mariana stumbles upon […]

Laverne Cox and Carmen Carrera: Grace Under Fire
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Laverne Cox and Carmen Carrera: Grace Under Fire

You may have seen that Carmen Carrera and Laverne Cox were on The Katie Couric Show to promote their current projects.  Carmen Carrera is trans* model of RuPaul’s Drag Race fame and Laverne Cox is a trans actress who portrays a trans* inmate on Orange Is The New Black. Katie […]

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Someone Call the Governesses!

Downton Abbey? Anyone? It’s not for everyone. I get it. But whether or not you are interested in period dramas or fashions of yesteryear or English accents, you will always get your money’s worth with Dame Maggie Smith’s character, Violet Crawley, the Dowager Countess of Crawley. She is the Sue […]