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January 6, 2015

Amber Benson: 'It's one of the things I am most proud of in my life'

Buffy the Vampire Slayer star Amber Benson has said Willow and Tara helped kick open the doors for gay characters on TV.

When they got together during season four in 1999, there were virtually no gay couples on television.

Benson, who played the lesbian witch Tara, said she is so 'blessed' to have been at the beginning of the movement that allowed for more LGBTI characters today.

January 6, 2015

Amber Benson: 'It's one of the things I am most proud of in my life'

Buffy the Vampire Slayer star Amber Benson has said Willow and Tara helped kick open the doors for gay characters on TV.

When they got together during season four in 1999, there were virtually no gay couples on television.

Benson, who played the lesbian witch Tara, said she is so 'blessed' to have been at the beginning of the movement that allowed for more LGBTI characters today.

October 31, 2013

GSN honors some of the crazy/beautiful paranormals from TV and the big screen

Seduction is no less powerful if evil is behind it. In fact, it could be more intoxicating.

Certainly most of us can admit a morbid fascination with one character that was oh-so-bad in a show or movie, but yet oh-so-right for an innocent crush.

We may not confess to the obsessive behavior some of these actors perfectly played on-screen, but we’re sure that fans have obsessed over the brutality and beauty of these vampires, demons and monsters.

Here are our top 11 picks for the hottest bloodsuckers and spell-binders of the last few decades.

December 7, 2012

British author will write the introduction to the new hardcover comic book collection based on the romantic comedy

British writer Neil Gaiman has paid tribute to popular gay web series and comic book Husbands.

The ‘Sandman’ and ‘American Gods’ author has written the introduction for a hardcover graphic novel edition of the digital comic.

Calling it a ‘smart and loving romp through genre’, the web series was written by Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Once Upon A Time’s Jane Espenson and character comic Brad Bell.

The series describes itself as the world’s first marriage equality comedy, set in a fictional America where every state has legalized it.

September 12, 2012

Buffy The Vampire Slayer comic creators say character of Billy will 'empower' young gay men

Following in the footsteps of trailblazers DC Comics and Marvel, the makers of Buffy The Vampire Slayer are set to introduce their first gay character.

Slayer Billy will be introduced in the ninth series of Dark Horse Comics' spin-off of the cult TV show.

'It's a very honest, very sweet story about a young man who wants to be a hero,' said Buffy writer Drew Greenberg in an interview with Out magazine.

He added that he hope the character, which has always been associated as a female role, empowers young gay men.

September 12, 2012

Buffy The Vampire Slayer comic creators say character of Billy will 'empower' young gay men

Following in the footsteps of trailblazers DC Comics and Marvel, the makers of Buffy The Vampire Slayer are set to introduce their first gay character.

Slayer Billy will be introduced in the ninth series of Dark Horse Comics' spin-off of the cult TV show.

'It's a very honest, very sweet story about a young man who wants to be a hero,' said Buffy writer Drew Greenberg in an interview with Out magazine.

He added that he hope the character, which has always been associated as a female role, empowers young gay men.

August 16, 2012

Gay Star News speaks to the writers and creators of beloved new marriage equality comedy Husbands

Gay web series Husbands has officially premiered the long awaited season two.

The series, headed up by Buffy the Vampire Slayer writer Jane Espenson and actor Brad Bell, describes itself as the world’s first marriage equality comedy.

Set in a fictional America where every state has legalized gay marriage, two celebrities accidentally do a ‘Britney’ and get drunkenly hitched in Las Vegas.

One is an out-and-proud actor, and the other is a baseball player who has just come out as gay, and they have only been dating six weeks.

June 30, 2012

Director of The Avengers and creator of Buffy Joss Whedon is supporting the show

Gay web series Husbands will be back for another season, premiering 15 August. 

The series, headed up by Buffy the Vampire Slayer writer Jane Espenson and Brad Bell, describes itself as the world’s first marriage equality comedy.

Set in a fictional America where every state has legalized gay marriage, two celebrities accidentally do a ‘Britney’ and get drunkenly hitched in Las Vegas.

One is an out-and-proud actor, and the other is a baseball player who has just come out as gay, and they have only been dating six weeks.

June 30, 2012

Director of The Avengers and creator of Buffy Joss Whedon is supporting the show

Gay web series Husbands will be back for another season, premiering 15 August. 

The series, headed up by Buffy the Vampire Slayer writer Jane Espenson and Brad Bell, describes itself as the world’s first marriage equality comedy.

Set in a fictional America where every state has legalized gay marriage, two celebrities accidentally do a ‘Britney’ and get drunkenly hitched in Las Vegas.

One is an out-and-proud actor, and the other is a baseball player who has just come out as gay, and they have only been dating six weeks.

May 4, 2012

Will occur on ABC Family's The Secret Life of the American Teenager

Molly Ringwald is about to be part of a storyline unlike anything anything she did as the teen star of such classic 80s films as Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club and Pretty in Pink.

The actress, now 44, is going to have a lesbian fling with a new female character on ABC Family's The Secret Life of the American Teenager, according to TVLine.com.