GLBT

Kathie Lee Gifford 'Shocked' By Bruce Jenner's Confession

April 28th, 2015 10:43am EDT
Kathie Lee Gifford Says She Was 'Shocked' By Bruce Jenner's Tran
Kathie Lee Gifford has been good friends with the Jenner family for years, but she admitted on the "Today" show on Monday morning that she was "shocked" when her pal Bruce Jenner revealed to her that he was transitioning from a man to a woman.

"I never saw this coming," she told co-host Hoda Kotb.

Gifford and her husband Frank Gifford are godparents to Kendall and Kylie Jenner, and Kathie Lee had a heart-to-heart conversation with Bruce before his interview with Diane Sawyer aired on Friday night in which he delcared, "I am a woman."

"We all want to know how to go forward. We all want to...
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Kim Kardashian Breaks Silence On Jenner's Sex Change

April 27th, 2015 2:22pm EDT
Kim Kardashian
During his interview with Diane Sawyer on Friday, Bruce Jenner confirmed that he was transitioning from a man to a woman and credited his daughter Kim Kardashian with being the most supportive member of his family.

Kardashian sat down with "Today" on Monday to talk about Jenner's journey. She revealed that the family is receiving counseling and consulted with the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) to learn more about dealing with Jenner's transition.

Kardashian explained, "I think there is still an adjustment and there's family therapy. We're really close... We all really s...
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This Family Member Has Been Particularly Accepting Of Jenner's Sex Change

April 25th, 2015 6:08pm EDT
Bruce Jenner Says Kim Kardashian Has Been 'The Most Accepting' O
Bruce Jenner has thanked Kim Kardashian and Kanye West for their support while he's been transitioning from a man to a woman.

The retired-Olympian-turned-reality star opened up about his plans to become a woman in an interview with Diane Sawyer on Friday. He has six biological children and four stepchildren.

He explained, "Those are the only ones I'm concerned with and the only ones in my life that... I can't let myself hurt them... I try to explain to them that much of your upbringing was 'her' as much as it was the 'he' side. That I'll always be there; I'm not going anywhere."

Several...
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Bruce Jenner Confirms He's Transitioning To Become A Woman

April 25th, 2015 8:53am EDT
Family & Friends Rally Behind Bruce Jenner As He Admits He's A '
The moment America had been waiting for took place Friday night when former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner admitted during an interview with Diane Sawyer that he is transitioning from male to female. "For all intents and purposes, I'm a woman," he confessed.

In "Bruce Jenner - The Interview," the "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" star continued, "People look at me differently. They see you as this macho male, but my heart and my soul and everything that I do in life - it is part of me. That female side is part of me. That's who I am."

Jenner, 65, has six biological children, including in...
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Shocking News Revealed About 'Honey Boo Boo' Star

April 25th, 2015 8:51am EDT
Mama June Is Bisexual: Pumpkin Outs Her Mom On National Televisi
"Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" star Mama June Shannon and her daughter Pumpkin have revealed that they are bisexuals. The mother-daughter duo announced the shocking news during an interview with "Inside Edition."

Pumpkin, 15, told reporter Jim Moret, "She is gay, too! June is gay, too!"

June, 35, clarified, "Bisexual!"

Pumpkin specifically did the interview to talk about her sexuality. Pumpkin said, "I'm attracted to females and I'm attracted to males. You cannot hide who you truly are."

The revelation about June was unexpected.

Moret asked, "So June, are you attracted to women and men?"

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Barry Manilow Ties The Knot

April 9th, 2015 1:58pm EDT
Barry Manilow Reportedly Married His Manager In A Secret Ceremon
Barry Manilow secretly tied the knot with his longtime manager Garry Kief last year, according to reports.

The couple exchanged vows during a private ceremony at Manilow's home in Palm Springs, Calif., says People.

"It was a surprise... Guests were told they were attending a lunch," an insider revealed.

Friends and family may have been surprised by the ceremony but not by the love the couple share. The source added: "They are committed to one another and have been for a very long time. They have a great relationship. Garry has always been there for Barry.

"He's (Manilow) at a point n...
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Bruce Jenner To Reveal New Name And Look On ABC This Month

April 7th, 2015 10:41am EDT
Bruce Jenner's Tell-All With Diane Sawyer To Air April 24
ABC has announced that it will air its special on Bruce Jenner transitioning from a man to a woman on April 24. The former Olympic athlete-turned-reality star will chat with Diane Sawyer about his sex change and will reveal his new look and name. The two-hour special is titled "Bruce Jenner - The Interview."

Jenner has been going through gender reassignment for several months, and the ABC interview was reportedly filmed a few months ago.

Over the Easter weekend, the star was spotted hiking in Malibu, Calif., wearing many layers of clothing covering his body. Many have speculated that he ...
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Maria Bello's PDA With Girlfriend Makes Us Like Her More

March 30th, 2015 8:38am EDT
Maria Bello
Maria Bello showed off her tender feelings for her girlfriend Clare Munn at the Human Rights Campaign's Los Angeles Gala dinner earlier this month. The pair walked the red carpet together, and they were photographed kissing and lovingly looking into each other's eyes.

Bello, 47, came out in an article published by the New York Times in December 2013. The actress revealed how she told her then-12-year-old son, Jackson, that she was gay.

She wrote: "I was with someone romantically and I hadn't told him. I had become involved with a woman who was my best friend, and, as it happens, a person...
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Chris Colfer: 'GLAAD Has Made 'Glee' So Happy'

March 23rd, 2015 1:21pm EDT
'Glee' Wins Big At GLAAD Awards
On the heels of "Glee's final episode, the show has been honored once again for its groundbreaking attitude towards LGBT issues.

The GLAAD Media Awards lauded the show Sunday night, awarding its outstanding comedy prize to both "Glee" and 'Modern Family" for their interpretation of the LGBT lifestyle as reported by Us Magazine.

Glee's Chris Colfer (Kurt Hummel) and Mike O'Malley (Burt Hummel) accepted on behalf of the musical series. Colfer portrayed openly gay teen Kurt on the long-running Fox series. O'Malley played his brusque father, who eventually supported Kurt in his choices and ev...
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Kerry Washington Receives Vanguard Award, Says 'Stuff That Needs To Be Said'

March 23rd, 2015 10:54am EDT
Kerry Washington Gives Brilliant Speech At GLAAD Awards (Video)
Kerry Washington brought the crowd to its feet at the 26th Annual GLAAD Awards when she accepted the Vanguard Award for promoting equality.

The "Scandal" star called for more diverse LGBT representation in Hollywood and encouraged people to work together instead of turning against one another.

"Women, poor people, people of color, people with disabilities, immigrants, gay men, lesbians, bisexuals, trans people, intersex people: we have been pitted against each other and made to feel like there are limited seats at the table for those of us who fall into the category of 'other,'" she said ...
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