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True Blood’s Rutina Wesley: “Tara’s always had a lot going on, and that gives me so much to play”

True Blood fans were in for a big surprise after tuning into the hit series’ premiere of the fifth season. Series regular Tara, played by actress Rutina Wesley, is now a vampire. I know I was in shock watching as her best friend, the show’s lead character Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin) and Lafayette (Nelsan Ellis) helped her….turn, and so was Wesley who recently discussed her character’s big transition

GLAAD Speaks Out Over Lack of LGBT Characters on TV

Every year, GLAAD releases it’s “Where We Are on TV” list, as a check-up of how networks are doing with regards to the amount of LBGT characters they have on scripted shows. Though the percentages may seem minor, there has been a drop in gay and bisexual characters, down 3.9% for the 2011-2012 season, in comparison to 2 seasons ago.