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For great justice

Supernatural, Batwoman, Orphan Black Snag GLAAD Award Nominations

Yup. You read that right. Supernatural, a show outdone in sheer amount of queerbaiting only by Sherlock (yeah, I said it), got nominated for an award meant to honor the portrayal of LGBT persons in media. What’s more, the reason for the nom actually makes sense! Thanks, Felicia Day. We owe you one or five.


Things We Saw Today

Things We Saw Today: Patrick Stewart Explains How to Moo

Apparently NPR has a show called How To Do Everything, and apparently Patrick Stewart was on it, and apparently he explained how to moo in various English and American accents. Happy New Year. (Pajiba)


Things We Saw Today

Things We Saw Today: Teenage Disney Ninja Princesses

You’l have to make up the lyrics of the new song in the comments. (Society 6)


and let it be known

And The GLAAD Award Goes to: Kevin Keller!

When the comics nominations of the 2012 GLAAD awards were announced, I found myself with a significant quandary to deal with. Not only were a mainstream superhero book written by a woman (Marjorie Liu‘s Astonishing X-Men), Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and my favorite lady superhero Batwoman in the running, so was Kevin Keller, the sell-out-popular first gay character to appear in Archie Comics.

My quandary was that I couldn’t decide who to root for.


Great Hera!

Batwoman, ParaNorman, True Blood get GLAAD Nominations!

Yesterday the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation published the nominations for their annual awards honoring mainstream works of television, cinema, comics, and journalism that they consider to have done an outstanding job of depicting the LGBTQ community and the lives of those within it. Some of the nominees are, unsurprisingly, very close to our hearts.


Guardians of the Galaxy Director James Gunn Apologizes

James Gunn, the director tapped by Marvel Entertainment to bring the Guardians of the Galaxy to the big screen, has released a statement of apology through the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, and you should all read it. It’s gracious, sincere, and refreshing.