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There's A New Sitcom That Anti-Gay 'Family Groups' Don't Want You To See — So Naturally, Here's The Trailer For The Real O'Neals!

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Savage, we love you.

With TV shows like American Idol, Revenge, and The Mindy Project getting cancelled recently, that just means there's going to be more room for the network prime time lineup this Fall!

And while we'll miss some of the cancelled series, we're pretty pumped for what's about to come next.

Specifically Dan Savage's new ABC sitcom The Real O'Neals about a teenager who comes out as gay and has to deal with his Irish Catholic family suddenly becoming overly honest with one another.

It's a fun premise about how a family can support each other through anything, which is exactly why "family groups" like the Family Research Council and One Million Moms tried their hardest to get the show axed before it even began.

[ Related: What Changes Has The CW Made To Its Fall TV Lineup? ]

Not only is the subject empowering to both the LGBT Community and religious families, but the cast is an award-worthy ensemble of characters.

We're talking Emmy-winner Martha Plimpton, The New Normal's Bebe Wood, teen heartthrob Matt Shively, Mad Men's Jay R. Ferguson, and newcomer/star of the show Noah Galvin!

Basically, it's gonna be fantastic when it premieres this Fall!

Ch-ch-check out what's soon to be your new favorite comedy (above)!!!

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Dan Savage Scores Marriage License In Washington!

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It’s a good day! And it looks like it really is getting better!

Dan Savage, creator of the It Gets Better campaign, celebrated Washington's legalization of same-sex marriage by getting a new license.

Dan and his husband, Terry Miller, were first married in 2005 in Vancouver, Canada.

But now, they are legally getting married stateside! YAY!

Dan and Terry were one of the first same-sex couples in King County to receive the marriage licenses.

Ch-ch-check it out (above)!!

And congrats to the happy couple!

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Mario Lopez Pisses Off LGBT Fans By Mentioning Chick-Fil-A On Twitter

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The protests in front of Chick-fil-A on both sides of the marriage equality debate may have died down, but the issue is still hot!

So hot that celebs are getting flack just by mentioning the fast food chain on Twitter.

Almost two weeks after Mario Lopez admitted he had a craving for the private company's food, LGBT activist Dan Savage and others are giving him a verbal spanking for the remark.

Here's what the Extra and X Factor host tweeted:

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Dan Savage Offends Some Christian Teens

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UGH.

Dan Savage, writer and creator of the It Get's Better campaign, encountered a walkout during his speech at the National High School Journalist Conference in Seattle, when he said, "We can learn to ignore the bull—t in the Bible about gay people."

Knowing Savage as we do, we know he wasn't saying Christianity was bullish** or that religion in general is bullish**. He was merely pointing out that certain aspects of the Bible are outdated and simply wrong — specifically anti-gay sentiments — which makeup perhaps .00009% of the text.

Click (above) to see the whole messy business go down!

Savage later called the walk-out

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EXCLUSIVE! Savage U Sneak Peek!!

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So this show looks INcredible!

We're a big fan of Dan Savage around here, and now we're lucky to bring you a sneak peek of his new series called Savage U!

It's a show that follows Dan to campuses around the country and he gives students advice on relationships and sex — and this video we have for you does just that!

Watch above, the topic is 'one night stands'!!

So good! It starts TONIGHT at 11!!!

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Dan Savage Talks About Social Media Safety And Responsibility On MTV

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As part of the network's "A Thin Line" campaign, MTV is premiering its newest original TV movie, (dis)connected, on Monday, October 10 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

The movie follows 4 young people whose lives unexpectedly collide online and illustrates how growing up digital can complicate life and love.

The real drama, however, will air AFTER the flick!

Sex columnist Dan Savage joins Jersey Shore’s Vinny Guadagnino and MTV news correspondent SuChin Pak to talk about the danger online social media imposes on America's youth, including digital abuse!

The panel will be discussing the themes of the original movie, as well as offering up advice for those who are actually experiencing similar problems!

Check out the video above for a sneak peek of the rules Dan lives by when using social media, which he refers to as "DBI/DBA".

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Dan Savage Explains Why Kids Need To Know 'It Gets Better'

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Why is it so important for gay teenagers to hear stories from gay adults?

To save lives!

The harsh reality of today's society is that LGBT teens are bullied, teased, and made outsiders because of something as insignificant as sexual orientation.

Unfortunately, it took a string of sad, sad suicides to bring attention to this reality, but these tragedies finally encouraged people like Dan Savage and his husband Terry to say ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!

Since the media spotlight on LGBT teen suicides, the "It Gets Better" campaign has been using the internet as a medium for gay adults to share their own experiences with gay teenagers in hopes of preventing anymore unnecessary deaths.

Watch the video above to see sex columnist Dan Savage explain why kids NEED TO KNOW that it gets better and how the internet can save lives.

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