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March 17, 2015

From I Dreamed A Dream to Don't Stop Believin', take a look back of some of the best songs

Glee is ending. Did you stick by it or do you feel like that sentence should have been written years ago?

Love it or loathe it, the show choir musical dramady was a phenomenon. A show that put LGBTI characters in the spotlight and allowed them to shine.

Even in its most uneven moments, there were still covers of songs that sounded almost better than the originals and were a big part of why people loved the show.

March 2, 2015

Star-studded dinner in LA hosted by Sandra Berhnard also drew Patti LuPpone, Andrew Rannells and Sarah Paulson

The Family Equality Council's awards dinner in Los Angeles raised $618,430 over the weekend and drew a slew of celebrities to the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

The organization, which has long worked for LGBTI families to have legal equality, honored the TV shows Modern Family and Glee were for outstanding efforts in portraying LGBTI relationships and families.

The other honorees were Honey Maid for its progressive ads which feature same-sex couples and their children and Houston Mayor Annise Parker.

December 30, 2014

Marshall Williams, a Canadian Idol finalist in 2008, plays Spencer

Kurt and Blaine won't be the only prominent gay male characters when Glee returns for its sixth and final season next month.

Marshall Williams will play Spencer, the quarterback at McKinley High School who is also a member of the glee club and who is also gay.

When casting for the role, the character was described this way: 'He's post-Glee gay — no one messes with him about his sexuality because he will kick their asses if they do.'

July 17, 2014

 I wouldn't want anyone to rush into things because they see two characters like them get married.

As Glee prepares to begin shooting its sixth and final season, gay high school sweethearts Kurt and Blaine are engaged and pursuing showbiz careers in New York City.

Blaine (Darren Criss) had proposed to Kurt (Chris Colfer) last fall in an elaborate production set to The Beatles All You Need is Love (see video below).

Colfer, who has won a Golden Globe Award and been nominated for an Emmy for his portrayal of Kurt, said this week he hopes the couple takes things slow.

April 19, 2013

Show about high school glee club has gay couples and transgender character

In a major vote of confidence, Fox announced today that it has renewed Glee for two more seasons.

The show, currently in its fourth year, includes several LGBT characters including gay glee club members Kurt and Blaine, lesbian cheerleader Santana, and transgender student named Unique.

Lesbian actress Jane Lynch won an Emmy in 2010 for her performance as cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester and openly gay actor Chris Colfer won a Golden Globe Award in 2011 for his performance as Kurt.

August 16, 2012

Kurt and Blaine begin season four in different places

When Glee kicks off its fourth season next month, gay couple Kurt and Blaine will no longer be strolling the halls of William McKinley High School together.

As Blaine (Darren Criss) begins his senior year, boyfriend Kurt (Chris Colfer) has graduated and is off to New York to pursue his career as a performer.

These high school sweethearts may be heading in different directions by the fourth episode of the new season.

August 7, 2012

Ryan Murphy reveals another musical number than never made it to air

Glee creator and executive producer Ryan Murphy shared with fans a never-before-aired holiday scene between the show's gay couple Kurt and Blaine.

It was a charming and romantic scene that ended up on the cutting room floor due to time constraints.

On Monday, Murphy shared another un-aired scene with Kurt (Chris Colfer) and Blaine (Darren Criss) with an entirely different dynamic. The couple, accompanied by fellow McKinley High glee club members, head over to Blaine's former school, Dalton Academy, to check out the competition.

August 7, 2012

Ryan Murphy reveals another musical number than never made it to air

Glee creator and executive producer Ryan Murphy shared with fans a never-before-aired holiday scene between the show's gay couple Kurt and Blaine.

It was a charming and romantic scene that ended up on the cutting room floor due to time constraints.

On Monday, Murphy shared another un-aired scene with Kurt (Chris Colfer) and Blaine (Darren Criss) with an entirely different dynamic. The couple, accompanied by fellow McKinley High glee club members, head over to Blaine's former school, Dalton Academy, to check out the competition.

July 18, 2012

'I feel like those people should stop writing letters and get a hobby'

It was last fall that the Glee episode in which Chris Colfer's character of Kurt had sex with his boyfriend Blaine (Darren Criss) for the first time.

Even though the episode also featured the straight characters of Rachel (Lea Michele) and Finn (Cory Monteith) also having their first sexual experience together, most of the backlash was focused on the gay couple.

Colfer talked about the controversy on ABC's The View Tuesday (17 July): 'I don't listen to those people. I feel like those people should stop writing letters and get a hobby.'

April 21, 2012

Straight characters Puck and Finn will swap bodies with gay couple Kurt and Blaine in an upcoming episode

In an upcoming episode, straight characters Puck and Finn will be swapping roles with Glee’s most famous gay couple Kurt and Blaine.

April 6, 2012

Says for a lot of people, Max is 'an honest representation of who they are'

The US television landscape has become increasingingly populated with gay characters including Kurt and Blaine on Glee, Mitch and Cam on Modern Family, and a total of five characters on Smash.

Some would say that in one way or another, each of these characters fits into one stereotype or another people may have of a gay male.

Then there is Max Blum on the ABC comedy Happy Endings which just completed its second season this week.