I’ve done freelance work for Teen VogueQueerty, LGBTQ Nation, INTOWerkLife, Us Weekly, Marie Claire, Life & StyleCloser Weekly, In Touch WeeklyA Plus, Daily Mail, Distractify, Market Realist, The List, and TV Insider.

Jennifer Lopez's TV Career in Photos, From 'In Living Color' to 'Halftime'

She may be just Jenny from the block, but Jennifer Lopez is also a creative powerhouse on stage, on screen, and even behind the scenes. And the Netflix documentary Halftime covers all those realms of Lopez’s stardom as it chronicles her physical and mental preparation for her 2020 Super Bowl LIV halftime show. Halftime, of course, is just the latest TV project for the “Let’s Get Loud” singer, who was wowing audiences with her Fly Girl moves on In Living Color 30 years ago. See photos from Lopez’s TV résumé so far.

How the Jane Collective Avoided Prison Time for Providing Abortions Before Roe

As viewers will see in the new HBO documentary The Janes, The Jane Collective was an underground service that connected pregnant women to abortion resources—and even to Jane members who provided abortions themselves—at a time when abortions were illegal in most of the U.S. A 1972 police raid effectively ended the operation, but with the Roe v. Wade decision the following year, members of the Jane Collective were able to avoid prison time.

Prince’s Estate Revisits His Masters for ‘Prince and the Revolution: Live’ Reissue

More than six years after Prince’s untimely death, the estate that owns his masters is still releasing new and updated music. Case in point: Prince’s estate has teamed up with Legacy Records to release a remastered and digitally enhanced reissue of the Prince and the Revolution: Live concert film and soundtrack on June 3, a crystal-clear recording of the musician’s 1985 concert in Syracuse, N.Y.

Miami Beach Police rolled out a Pride-themed squad car. It didn’t go over well.

The police department in Miami Beach, Florida, covered one of its cars in stripes from the LGBTQ Progress flag and rolled it through the Miami Beach Pride Parade last month, as the department’s Instagram account proudly proclaimed at the time. Comments reeked of homophobia, as you might expect, with people saying the Pride-themed police car was “too much” or “a waste of taxpayers’ money.” (Someone else called for a “straight people parade,” as if that’s not every other day of the year.)

From 'Rockford Files' to 'Law & Order,' Mike Post Is the MVP of TV Theme Composers

After working as musical director on The Andy Williams Show, composer Mike Post segued into TV procedurals, scoring many of the iconic cop and lawyer shows of the 1980s and ’90s. And half a century after his start in the TV business, Post is still working hard in Hollywood, scoring episodes of Law & Order and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, two shows that kick off with his instantly recognizable L&O theme and even more famous dun-dun musical cue.

10 Memorable Moments From Jay Leno's 'Tonight Show,' Now 30 Years Old

From the time he started hosting The Tonight Show on May 25, 1992, to the time he handed the mic to Jimmy Fallon on February 6, 2014, Jay Leno hosted more than 4,600 episodes of the NBC late-night show, even more than predecessor Johnny Carson. With the 30th anniversary of his Tonight Show debut upon us, we’re revisiting 10 memorable moments from the Leno era, everything from an on-air proposal to a stalker encounter to a go-kart face-off.

10 TV Coming-Out Moments, Including Ellen's 'The Puppy Episode' (VIDEO)

Ellen DeGeneres made history—and generated enough controversy to get her blacklisted for years—by coming out as gay both on screen and off 25 years ago this month. On ABC’s Ellen, her character Ellen Morgan announced her sexuality in “The Puppy Episode” on April 30, 1997, and the backlash was so severe that even Laura Dern, DeGeneres’ partner in that scene, couldn’t find work for a year. Nevertheless, that episode broke new ground for LGBTQ+ representation on screen. Here are other moments that continued the fight.

What's in a Name? Hulu, Roku, and 9 Other TV Brands Explained

After years with a six-syllable moniker, the streaming service formerly known as IMDb TV has found a catchier name in a made-up word: Freevee. It makes sense: The Amazon-backed platform does offer free, albeit ad-supported, television. Other television brands, however, have more obscure names—at least to Westerners—and the fogeys in your life probably have questions. What is a Hulu? What is the meaning of Roku? And are we supposed to be saying “Bravo” to scandal-prone reality stars?

Professor points out the double standard Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” law misses

Uju Anya, Ph.D., is a professor of second language acquisition at Carnegie Mellon University’s Department of Modern Languages. She researches applied linguistics, critical sociolinguistics, and critical discourse studies through the lenses of race, gender, sexual, and social class identities, according to her website. And in just 45 words, she exposed the hypocrisy of Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” law and other legislation of its ilk.
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