five shows nomiated for GLAAD awards.

five shows nomiated for GLAAD awards.
Five reality TV shows have been nominated for GLAAD awards, and all but one of the nominees feature(d) at least two gay cast members. The nominated shows are Survivor Vanuatu, which didn’t show any same-sex kissing but had two lesbian cast members; American Candidate; Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, which is self-explanatory; The Real World Philadelphia, the first season of the series to include two gay men; and Big Brother 5, which had one gay cast member but may have been nominated for its homoeroticism.

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.