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Emmy Award-winning comedian Wanda Sykes is one of the funniest stand-up comics of this generation. Her three-decade career in comedy has spanned stand-up, TV, film, animation, and production and according to her, she’s not finished yet. Earlier this year, she released her fifth stand-up special “Wanda Sykes: Not Normal,” a partnership with Netflix, and later…

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Wanda Sykes and Mike Epps are joining forces for a new sitcom. The two comedy powerhouses will appear in “The Upshaws,” a new multi-cam sitcom for Netflix. The series centers on the working-class Upshaw family. Making their home in Indiana, the Upshaws are trying to make it work without the blueprints to do so. In addition…

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Mo’Nique recently caused a stir after blasting Netflix for offering her $500K for a comedy special. The Academy Award-winning Mo’Nique said that the offer was a slap in the face considering the reported money paid to Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, and Amy Schumer. Mo’Nique called for a boycott of Netflix. Some viewed Mo’Nique’s stance as…

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October was proclaimed National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in 1985. While the Susan G. Komen Foundation and several other national organizations have impacted our culture, the need remains for even more women to be encouraged to get mammograms on a regular basis, as early detection is the best prevention. The following celebrities have battled breast cancer,…

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As awards season kicks into full gear, popular network TV One will partner with Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network to throw its hat in the ring with its planned exclusive broadcast of the 2015 Triumph Awards. Versatile actress Tichina Arnold (Martin, Everybody Hates Chris) has been tapped to host what promises to be a…

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It’s been more than a year since “The Talk” co-host Sara Gilbert and her producer girlfriend, Linda Perry, got engaged. Gilbert and Perry finally tied the knot March 30 in a rock ‘n’ roll style affair. Reps for couple the couple confirmed news of the nuptials, which happened in Malibu, Calif., according to Us Magazine. Gilbert…

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With same-sex marriage becoming legal at such and increasing rate all across the globe, LGBT people all over the world are finally have a growing array — and one day a full world — of places to get married. When it comes to openly gay superstar singer Ricky Martin, he has a few places in…

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Last night on “Oprah’s Next Chapter,” Wanda Sykes opened up like never before on her life as a black gay woman. And in the interview, Sykes talked about her struggle to accept her sexuality and about how she first showed off her wife to President Obama. While chatting with Oprah Winfrey, Sykes explained that she…

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Raven-Symoné has been a hot topic in the tabloids ever since she confirmed longheld rumors that she’s a lesbian. Now, the former Disney star recently stepped out with her girlfriend, AzMarie Livingston, for the first time since the big revelation at Ludacris’ annual LudaDay weekend in Atlanta. According to LoveBScott.com, Raven-Symoné, who is managed by…

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For many LGBT individuals, coming to terms with their sexuality can be a difficult experience. And with the pressures of homophobia, traditional relationships and family values weighing on the minds of many young LGBT people, it’s easy to see why many of them try to dismiss their own sexuality and end dating people of the…

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