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New York Times includes supportive mom of a queer son in animated video series

Mayeno is the founder of both Somos Familia and Out Proud Families.

A Mother’s Promise: You Can Be Yourself, was one of six selected story submissions for New York Time’s Conception series.

A digital short, the animation brought to life Laurin Mayeno’s narration of her own journey towards accepting her queer son and raising him alone after his Salvadoran father dies during that country’s Civil War.

Theater Review: “Shakespeare in Love"

“Shakespeare in Love” plays through February 10, 2018 at South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa.

It’s difficult (if delightful) to picture the Bard of Avon slaving over a line, which is why watching him trying to write “Shall I compare thee to a ...... (fill in the blank) is a great and amusing way to start Lee Hall’s adaptation of the 1998 film “Shakespeare in Love.”

Coke's new Super Bowl ad isn't afraid of modern diversity

New Coke ad quenches society's sexual diversity.

Cue the outrage from some conservative groups who will undoubtedly call for a boycott of Coca-Cola products after they watch this great new Super Bowl ad.

On Sunday millions of football fans will get a glimpse of a lesbian couple and a non-binary person in this new spot.

The rainbow tinted commercial also features an interracial couple and a woman in a hijab.

Theater Review: “Outside Mullingar”

Dagmar Fields (Aoife Muldoon), Stephen Schmitz (Anthony Reilly), Jim Chovick (Tony Reilly)

Anthony Reilly (Stephen Schmitz) and Rosemary Muldoon (Vanessa Dinning) have been next-door neighbors since birth. Anthony lives with his dad Tony (Jim Chovick) and Rosemary with mother Aoife (Dagmar Fields) on farms in the hardscrabble though beautiful Irish countryside near Dublin, where the white heather and wild thyme grow.

Dumbledore's sexuality will be avoided in "Fantastic Beasts" sequel

Jude Law as Dumbledore in “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald,”

Harry Potter fans who were hoping his magical universe would open up enough to explore Albus Dumbledore’s sexuality in the upcoming “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald,” are going to have to wait according to the film’s director Peter Yates who says that aspect of the wizard’s life won’t be explored, “not explicitly,” anyway.  

Reba McEntire goes drag king for KFC

Reba McEntire gets into drag to portray the most famous Colonel in fried chicken.

The country music star appears in a new ad for KFC, making her the first female to play the part.

'Glee' star's body found in Los Angeles River

The star had recently pleaded guilty to charges of being in possession of child pornography

Mark Salling of the hit television show "Glee" has been found dead having apparently died by suicide reports TMZ

His body was found in the Los Angeles River in Sunland reports Fox News