Queer Eye wins GLAAD award.

Queer Eye wins GLAAD award.
In an announcement as surprising as Carson Kressley’s coming out must have been, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy won the GLAAD Media Award for outstanding reality program. Actually, it was up against some serious competition: The Amazing Race 4 (which was won by a married gay couple), America’s Next Top Model (which showed gay men photographing and helping the models), Boy Meets Boy (which subjected gay men to the same humiliation that straight people experience on network dating shows), and The Real World/Road Rules Challenge: The Gauntlet (which is just gay).

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.

Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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Andy Dehnart is a journalist who has covered reality television for more than 15 years and created reality blurred in 2000. A member of the Television Critics Association, his writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Playboy, Buzzfeed, and many other publications. Andy, 36, also directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.