Tag Archives: Wanda Sykes

Roseanne Producer Wanda Sykes: I Won’t Be Back

Comedian Wanda Sykes, who until today was a “consulting producer” of the Roseanne reboot, has tweeted that she won’t be returning to the show. Sykes’ move comes after Rosanne Barr unleashed a bizarre racist attack on former Obama adviser Valeria Jarrett, calling her the “baby” of the Muslim Brotherhood and Planet Of The Apes. Many are calling on ABC to ...

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Here’s A Look At The Disney Channel Episode That Caused One Million Moms To Have A Meltdown [VIDEO]

A few days ago One Million Moms had yet another meltdown over a positive portrayal of a gay family in the media, this time aiming their fury at the Disney Channel. Today we get a look at the show, which aired yesterday. Via press release from GLAAD: This weekend, Disney Junior and The Disney Channel broke new ground on the ...

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Wanda Sykes On Gay Domestic Violence

Via Indie Wire: A regular feature on the HBO series “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel,” Wanda Sykes stepped behind the “special commentary” pulpit to deliver a tongue-in-cheek, biting critique of violence within the LGBTQ community – specifically, where professional athletes are concerned – as only the comedian can. It’s what she refers to as “the gay perspective on sports headlines.”

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Obama Pride: LGBT Celebs Speak Out

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NAACP Stages First-Ever Panel Discussion On Black LGBT Rights

Clip via No More Down Low TV. A partial clip description: The debate gets heated when the current NAACP president is asked how can the LGBT community take the NAACP seriously when its current board members are out saying that gay rights are not civil rights, referring to current NAACP board member Rev. Keith Ratliff recent statement: “Gay community, stop ...

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Celebrities Speak Out On Bullying

Last night CNN’s Larry King hosted Nate Berkus, Tim Gunn, Wanda Sykes, Kathy Griffin and Lance Bass for an extended discussion on bullying and gay teen suicide. Bass revealed that he used to bully gay kids himself in order to provide cover to his own sexuality.

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Quote Of The Day – Rush Limbaugh

“I know I am a target and I know I will be destroyed eventually. I fear that all I have accomplished and all the wealth I have accumulated will be taken from me, to the cheers of the crowd. I know I am hated and despised by the American Left.” – Rush Limbaugh, from an email written the day after ...

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Erykah Badu Fined, Fox News Calls For Boycott, Wanda Sykes Riffs On Clip

Erykah Badu was fined $500 for disorderly conduct for stripping nude at the site of JFK’s assassination during the filming of a music video. Badu says she meant no disrespect. Erykah Badu says her music video, “Window Seat,” in which she stripped nude and feigned being shot at the site of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, has been “grossly misunderstood” ...

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Constance McMillen On Wanda Sykes

Mississippi teen Constance McMillen appeared on the Wanda Skyes Show to talk about her canceled prom. (Wanda surprises Constance by asking to her to be the presenter of Wanda’s upcoming GLAAD award.) There has been a huge national outpouring of support for Constance, with many offers of money and venues to host a gay friendly prom. The ACLU is suing ...

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Leffew Dads And Wanda Sykes Receive Awards From Family Equality Council

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Wanda Sykes Doubles Her Family

Wanda Sykes had some big news she didn’t mention at the White House Press Correspondents’ dinner. Wanda Sykes and her wife, Alex, welcomed twins on April 27, her rep tells PEOPLE exclusively. Daughter Olivia Lou weighed in at 6 lbs., 7 oz., and was 19-inches long. Son Lucas Claude debuted at 7 lbs., 9 oz., and was 20-inches long. The ...

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Olbermann: Wanda Sykes Went Too Far

Wanda Sykes’ joke about wishing kidney failure on Rush Limbaugh has generated significant criticism from both the right and left.

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Wanda Sykes At The White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Wanda Sykes killed last night at the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner where she was the first ever openly gay headliner at the event.

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Wanda Sykes Gets Fox Chat Show

Excellent news for fans of recently out comedian Wanda Sykes. Fox is planning on launching a new Saturday late night show featuring Wanda Sykes, according to sources with knowledge of the network’s plans. The show is said to be more in the mold of Bill Maher’s HBO show than a typical talk show. It will air Saturdays at 11 and ...

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Wanda Sykes To Host White House Correspondents’ Dinner

In what may be a first for an openly gay person, Wanda Sykes will host this year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Wanda Sykes will soon get the chance to make fun of President Barack Obama to his face. The comic actress said Thursday that she has been selected as the entertainer at the annual White House Correspondents’ Association annual dinner ...

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Wanda Sykes Talks To Jay Leno About Her Marriage, Day Without A Gay

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Preach It, Wanda

Here’s the video of Wanda Sykes coming out speech from Saturday in Las Vegas. “I felt like I was personally attacked. Our community was attacked. I got married October 25th and my WIFE is here.”

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Wanda Sykes And Hillary Duff Fight Teen Usage Of “That’s So Gay”

Semi-out comedian Wanda Sykes and actress Hillary Duff have joined with the Advertising Council and the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) in a national campaign to discourage teenagers from saying “that’s so gay” to refer to things they don’t like. The campaign, which is scheduled to be announced by the council in Washington on Wednesday, will seek to ...

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