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An anti-gay group is calling for a boycott of Ryan Murphy’s upcoming NBC comedy The New Normal.

One Million Moms, an ultra-conservative organization that previously criticized JC Penney for featuring a same-sex couple in a catalog, is now coming after the Glee co-creator’s new show. Murphy’s New Normal is about a gay male couple having their first child via a surrogate.

The group complained in a posting on its Web… Continue reading Ryan Murphy’s new NBC sitcom draws anti-gay protest

UPDATED: Animated series writers are protesting a decision by the Television Academy to allow NBC’s Community to compete for Emmys in animated categories, arguing that they should be allowed similar cross-genre privileges.

Community made it onto the Emmy nomination ballot in several categories, including best animated program — along with 33 entries from full-time animated shows. The episode, “Digital Estate Planning,” features the cast rendered into 8-bit characters to… Continue reading ‘Family Guy,’ ‘Simpsons’ writers protest ‘Community’ animated episode on Emmy ballot, want ‘same rights’

Across the street from the ABC Upfront presentation today at Lincoln Center, a group of about 30 protestors had a clear message for the network’s prospective advertisers: No soaps? No thanks. Armed with signs (“Screw The Chew” and “Save our soaps,” among them), a bullhorn, and an arsenal of quippy chants, the hardcore soap fans  Soap fans protest ABC’s Upfront presentation: ‘No one wants to watch The Chew. That’s the dumbest idea I’ve ever heard.’

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Tension in Hisar as Jats protest for quotas

tfe no thumb Tension in Hisar as Jats protest for quotasTension prevailed in Hisar district of Haryana Tuesday as tens of thousands of people from the Jat community protested for reservations in government jobs and educational institutions. Hundreds of Jat community members have been squatting on the Hisar-Rewari railway line here since Monday, blocking the crucial stretch. Various passenger trains had to be cancelled or [...] Continue reading Tension in Hisar as Jats protest for quotas

Pink did it. So did former Gov. David Paterson. Now Native New Yorker Lea Michele has joined list of opponents rallying against Central Park’s fleet of horse-drawn carriages. It’s a Big Apple institution. For more than 100 years, well-bred hoofers have been used to cart tourists and lovers alike around on tours of the sprawling [...] Continue reading Lea Michele PETA Campaign Protest Against NYC Horse & Carriage Industry