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‘Hollywood’, Ryan Murphy’s New Netflix Show, Arrives in May

The always-busy Ryan Murphy has a new Netflix series debuting this May. It’s called Hollywood, and it’s set in post-World War II Tinseltown, following a group of aspiring film folk looking for their big break. The series features Darren Criss, Samara Weaving, Patti LuPone, and more. It also includes real-life figures from the era, including Rock Hudson. Get ready to say hooray for Hollywood, the first of Ryan Murphy’s Netflix series following his huge deal with the streaming service (The Pol...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Movies, Netflix, Ryan Murphy, Janet Mock, Dick, Murphy, Brennan, Tinseltown, Rob Reiner, Rock Hudson, Mira Sorvino, Ian Brennan, Alexis Martin Woodall, Maude Apatow

Ryan Murphy’s New Miniseries Hollywood Sets Premiere Date in First Poster

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Ryan Murphy’s New Miniseries Hollywood Sets Premiere Date in First Poster Netflix has released the first key-art poster for award-winning creator Ryan Murphy’s newest limited series Hollywood, which is described as Murphy’s love letter to the Golden Age of Tinseltown. Featuring an ensemble cast led by Darren Criss, Patti LuPone, and Samara Weaving, the seven-episode series will be available for streaming on May 1. Check out the full poster below! RELATED: Ryan Murphy Unvei...
Tags: TV, Hollywood, Movies, Netflix, Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep, TV News, Streaming, Ryan Murphy, Sarah Paulson, Ewan McGregor, Jim Parsons, Janet Mock, Dick, Murphy, Darren

Janet Mock: How Television Can Be a Force for Political Change

TV is a constant presence in my home, as is the case with most Americans. According to Nielsen research, U.S. adults now spend almost six hours per day watching TV. Honestly, I spend more time with my television than I do with friends and family. Sitting on my couch with popcorn and gummy bears observing the lives of others unfolding in front of me is one of my most intimate interactions. We welcome people like us, and unlike us, into our homes. They show us what it means to be human, to lo...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, News, Washington, Uncategorized, Disney, America, Netflix, Nielsen, Ryan Murphy, Janet Mock, Mary Tyler Moore, Golden Globe, Hattie McDaniel, Patti LuPone, Ian Brennan

Director Ryan White reveals the double-edged sword of queer representation in ‘Visible: Out on TV’

Director Ryan White Ryan White doesn’t stop. The documentarian behind The Case Against 8 and The Keepers has enjoyed two consecutive Sundance Film Festivals with new movies having their premiere. Last year, we chatted with White about his acclaimed documentary Ask Dr. Ruth. His next feature, Assassins, comes out later this year. For the moment, though, White is focused on an epic television event. We mean that in two senses of the word. As produced by Wilson Cruz & Wanda Sykes, Visible: Out o...
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What to Watch: Queer history on TV, a Guatemalan love story and Juliette Lewis trailing a killer

Margret Cho in ‘Visible’ Stepping out on a movie date this weekend? Netflix and chillin? Whatever your entertainment needs, we got your back (and hopefully your mind) with Queerty’s weekly “Culture Club” column with some of the highlights of new releases, streaming shows, classics worth revisiting, and what to drink while you watch. The Must: Visible-Out on TV Out-gay director Ryan White (The Case Against 8, The Keepers, Ask Dr. Ruth) returns with his most ambitious—and impressive—projec...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Feature, New York, Entertainment, La, Norman Lear, US, Lifestyle, Los Angeles, Georgia, Juliette Lewis, Netflix, Lgbtq, Janet Mock, Eastern Europe

Niecy Nash, Lashana Lynch, Melina Matsoukas and ‘Pose’ Team Accept Essence Black Women in Hollywood Honors

“The category is ‘Stand in Your Truth,” Emmy-winner Billy Porter said as he presented to his “Pose” comrades at the 13th annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood awards on Thursday afternoon. Co-executive producer Janet Mock and stars MJ Rodriguez, Angelica Ross and Hailie Sahar took the stage, acknowledging the importance the moment held — that a cast of black […]
Tags: Hollywood, Kerry Washington, News, Alfre Woodard, Ava Duvernay, Janet Mock, Billy Porter, Niecy Nash, Melina Matsoukas, Angelica Ross, Essence Black Women In Hollywood, Lashana Lynch, MJ Rodriguez, Hailie Sahar, Hollywood Honors, Niecy Nash Lashana Lynch Melina Matsoukas

GLAAD announces Media Awards nominees, will honor Taylor Swift, Janet Mock

BEVERLY HILLS — Nominees for the 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards were announced Wednesday to honor media for fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of LGBTQ people and issues. The 176 nominees cover 30 categories of material that was published, released or broadcast between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2019. “There are more nominees for the 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards than ever before not only because LGBTQ diversity and inclusion has progressed, but because GLAAD’s work to forward LGBTQ visibil...
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Taylor Swift, Janet Mock to be honored at 2020 GLAAD Media Awards for LGBTQ advocacy

Pop star Taylor Swift and "Pose" writer, director and producer Janet Mock will be honored at the 2020 GLAAD Media Awards.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Taylor Swift, Janet Mock to Be Honored at GLAAD’S Media Awards

Taylor Swift is adhering to the wisdom of her 2019 pop song, “You Need to Calm Down.” Instead of getting mad, she’s getting GLAAD in 2020. Swift will receive the Vanguard Award at the 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards on April 16 at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, while writer, director and producer Janet […]
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These 28 Women Broke Major Barriers to Become ‘Firsts’ in 2019

In a year marked by division, women everywhere pushed the world forward—and many made history, shattering long-standing glass ceilings to become “firsts” in their fields. From Zuzana Caputova, the first woman to become president of Slovakia, to Indonesian speed climber Aries Susanti Rahayu, the first woman to climb 15 meters in under 7 seconds, to Ruth E. Carter, the first black costume designer to take home an Oscar, this year saw women breaking new ground around the world. Here, 28 women ...
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‘Carmen: A Hip Hopera’ Is Coming To Netflix, People Are Singing Their Excitement

"My soul is as ready as my teenage self was when she recorded it on VHS with commercials and all!" Janet Mock said.
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United States: A Fair-Minded And Welcoming Workplace For All - Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

Thanks to some recent high-profile transgender individuals sharing their transition stories (think Janet Mock and the Wachowski sisters), what was once a taboo topic has now sparked an important
Tags: News, United States, Janet Mock, Wachowski, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard, Smith LLP

Ryan Murphy Says He Has 10 Greenlit Projects at Netflix

At the Time 100 Summit on Tuesday, Ryan Murphy revealed that he has 10 greenlit projects in the pipeline at Netflix, including three documentaries, four TV shows, and three movies. Murphy has previously announced five titles slated for a Netflix release. Three are shows, including “Ratched,” the drama series starring Sarah Paulson as the infamous […]
Tags: News, Netflix, Ryan Murphy, Sarah Paulson, Janet Mock, Murphy, Ratched

Ryan Murphy: ‘If You’re Not Writing About Women or Gender or Race, You’re Not Writing’

Murphy and Janet Mock spoke about inclusion in Hollywood at the TIME 100 Summit
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‘Pose’ Producers Talk Season 2, Madonna & Exploring HIV/AIDS Epidemic – The Contenders Emmys

"It really came from, as someone who previously in another life worked in higher education, assessing the television landscape and asking myself that question, 'who are we not seeing represented on television?' We weren't seeing black and brown people who also happen to be queer and trans," Pose co-creator Steven Canals said at Deadline's The Contenders Emmys on Sunday. Canals was joined producers and writers Janet Mock and Our Lady J to speak about the history-making
Tags: Science, Madonna, Janet Mock, Steven Canals

Madonna and Patti LuPone will apparently play big roles in ‘Pose’ season 2

A beloved actress signs on to star in season two of Murphy's hit series, 'Pose.'
Tags: Entertainment, Lifestyle, Transgender, Madonna, Ryan Murphy, Janet Mock, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Murphy, Billy Porter, Patti LuPone, Pose, AIDS/HIV

Cybill Shepherd says Les Moonves propositioned her, then canceled her show

HOLLYWOOD — Cybill Shepherd said Thursday she once was propositioned by former CBS chief Leslie Moonves and that her show was canceled after she turned him down. In an interview on SiriusXM’s “The Michelle Collins Show,” Shepherd said Moonves made a pass at her one night while they were at dinner. “He was, well, he was telling me his wife didn’t turn him on, some mistress didn’t turn him on,” Shepherd said. “And … he says, ‘Well, you know, why don’t you let me take you home?’ I said, ‘No, I’ve g...
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L.A.’s Jasmine Masters coming to ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars’ for a shot at the Hall of Fame

Jasmine Masters wants to be reigning queen of VH1’s “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars.” But she has fierce competition ahead. Jasmine Masters is one of ten returning queens competing on “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars.” (Courtesy of VH1) Back for the fourth season, the reality competition pits ten returning contestants against each other for a seat in the “Drag Race” Hall of Fame. The royals include L.A. locals Farrah Moan, Gia Gunn, Manila Luzon, Valentina, and Masters all strutting their stuff b...
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Sofia Vergara seeks real-life romance stories for her new Facebook series, ‘365 Days of Love’

Got a great love story to tell? “Modern Family” star Sofia Vergara wants you to share it with her new Facebook Watch series, “365 Days of Love,” launching Jan. 1. Each day of 2019, a new story about love and relationships will premiere. Some of the stories will be shared as documentary shorts, interviews and even dramatized. Vergara, who will serve as executive producer and the subject of several stories, said in a release that the goal of the daily docu-series is “to create a movement that chal...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, TV, Kim Kardashian, Sofia Vergara, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Ty Burrell, Janet Mock, Vergara, South Coast Plaza, Facebook Watch, Movies + TV, Canter s Deli

9 Golden Globes surprises, snubs and more as the nominations are revealed

Nominations for the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards arrived on Thursday and while a lot of the news was expected – “A Star Is Born” continues to roll in the early rounds of awards shows’ nods – there was plenty you might not have guessed in the office pool, such as the fact that “Vice,” the Dick Cheney biopic that doesn’t arrive in theaters until Dec. 25, leads the pack with six nominations. Still, you knew the movie that stars a bulked-up Christian Bale as a Cheney look-and-sound-alike was goin...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Movies, Kim Kardashian, Mahershala Ali, Washington, Disney, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Stars, Netflix, Things To Do, Soccer, Nicole Kidman, Bravo

Golden Globe nominations: ‘Green Book’ stars, ‘Spider-Verse’ team, Janet Mock, more react

The 2019 Golden Globe nominations were announced today and here are the reactions from the nominees of films, like “Green Book,” “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” and “First Man,” and television productions, such as “The Kominsky Method” and “Genius: Picasso.” The 76th annual awards show will be hosted by Sandra Oh, star of the BBC America drama series, “Killing Eve,” and Andy Samberg, star of NBC’s comedy, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” and air live on NBC 5 p.m. Jan. 6. Michael Douglas, Best Performa...
Tags: TV, Kim Kardashian, Nbc, Mahershala Ali, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Sony, Viggo Mortensen, Orange County, Bbc America, National Geographic, Janet Mock, Frank Capra, Málaga, Michael Douglas

Outfest Legacy Awards Honor ‘Pose,’ Justin Simien and Sony Picture Classics

Despite the Trump administration’s threat to define transgender individuals out of existence, and the recent violence against those of the Jewish faith, Steven Canals and Janet Mock are not afraid of the violence against marginalized people in the United States. “The truth is that our lives as queer people of color, LGBTQ people, as women, our […]
Tags: News, Awards, United States, Janet Mock, Trump, Sony Pictures Classics, Justin Simien, Outfest Legacy Awards, Sony Picture Classics, Steven Canals

Stream Blood Orange’s New Album Negro Swan

Back in July, Dev Hynes announced the forthcoming release of the new Blood Orange full-length Negro Swan, the follow-up to 2016’s acclaimed Freetown Sound. Soon after that he shared singles "Charcoal Baby" and "Jewelry" on the same day, but the rest of the album has stayed under … More »
Tags: Music, Janet Mock, Asap Rocky, Puff Daddy, Album Stream, Blood Orange, Hynes, FREETOWN, Dev Hynes, Tei Shi, Project Pat, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Steve Lacy, Negro Swan, Ian Isaiah

Album Stream: Blood Orange ‘Negro Swan’

After first announcing it in mid-July, Dev Hynes returns with his fourth studio album as Blood Orange. Negro Swan comes in at 16 tracks, with narration by Janet Mock throughout the project. Puff Daddy, A$AP Rocky, Steve Lacy, Project Pat, TeiShi, Ian Isiah, and Georgia Anne Muldrow all make guest appearances. “My newest album is an exploration into my own and many types of black depression, an honest look at the corners of black existence, and the ongoing anxieties of queer/people of color,”...
Tags: Albums, Jazz, Janet Mock, Blood Orange, Hynes, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Pat TeiShi Ian Isiah, AP Rocky Project Pat Perform New Song

Premature Evaluation: Blood Orange Negro Swan

"People try to put us down by saying 'she's doing the most' or 'he's way too much,' but why would we want to do the least?" Janet Mock asks in the opening minute of "Jewelry," one of the lead singles from Blood Orange's new album Negro Swan. The interlude is one of several that find … More »
Tags: Music, Janet Mock, Blood Orange, Dev Hynes, Premature Evaluation

NBC, FX, CW Execs on Supporting TV’s Female Storytellers Post-#MeToo

As the #MeToo movement sweeps through Hollywood, there’s been plenty of talk about how people want to support women — that they absolutely value women’s voices and hope more can be heard to even out decades of inequality. Less clear than the requisite blanket outrage, however, is what Hollywood is actually doing to address the […]
Tags: Hollywood, Nbc, Features, The Cw, FX, Janet Mock

Have You Noticed This 1 Common Thread in the Latest Celebrity Covers?

Vogue / Tyler Mitchell If three recently released Fall magazine covers are to believed, the beauty forecast for the impending season can be described in one hashtag: "#TBT." Whether it's Rihanna wearing skinny retro eyebrows for Vogue UK, Beyoncé donning the most Beyoncé flower crown on Vogue US, or Zendaya opting for a Bardot half bun, it looks like vintage beauty is back. Beyoncé's September issue is a landmark for many reasons. First, Vogue editor in chief Anna Wintour gave Bey unprecedente...
Tags: Beyonce, Makeup, Rihanna, Beauty, Vogue, John, Anna Wintour, Max Mara, Janet Mock, Zendaya, Tbt, Cindy Crawford, Beyonce Knowles, Marlene Dietrich, Bey, Bardot

‘Pose’ Team Talks Expanding Exploration of AIDS Epidemic in Season 2

When “Pose” returns for its second season on FX, it will jump forward in time a year. “Season 2 will begin in 1989 and end in March of 1990 when Madonna’s ‘Vogue’ is released,” executive producer Ryan Murphy revealed at the Television Critics Assn. press tour panel for the show Friday. “That song took something […]
Tags: News, Vogue, Madonna, Ryan Murphy, Janet Mock, Tca, Indya Moore, Pose, Television Critics Assn, Steven Canals

Blood Orange – “Jewelry” Video

Just this morning, Dev Hynes shared "Charcoal Baby," the first track we've heard from Blood Orange's upcoming new album Negro Swan. The album's due out in August, but he's not wasting any time: Hynes has already shared another new song from the album, "Jewelry," alongside another music video. This one was directed by … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Janet Mock, Blood Orange, Hynes, Dev Hynes, Charcoal Baby

The Revolutionary Happiness of ‘Pose’ (Column)

Venus Xtravaganza was a transwoman who lit up both Harlem’s ball scene and “Paris is Burning,” the seminal 1987 documentary that dove into the world that let her and others like her — trans, queer, poor, creative, spectacular people — thrive. She had a wide smile, a hushed speaking voice that drew people closer, and […]
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