Who is lance bass dating 2016
, isn't exactly known for its diverse casting choices.
So it's about time that we're getting one for gay men.Michael Turchin is currently married to Lance Bass.He has been in one celebrity relationship averaging approximately 6.0 years. As icky as that might sound, in a perverse way, you have to give the show credit. At least it foregrounded a gay man trying to find love, instead of using gay men as humorous accessories—or potential roadblocks in the path of straight contestants. audiences, just greenlit TV’s first reality show about gay dating.
If he selected a straight man, he’d get nothing—and the straight guy would leave with a cash prize instead. If Bass’s series is successful, hopefully Logo will pull a -style move and offer a complementary show centering on a lesbian bachelorette—or a bisexual dating show in which all of the contestants are bi, or a dating show whose central bachelor or bachelorette is trans.
Consider some bygone reality dating shows that featured gay contestants, and you’ll quickly understand why this matters. umbrella know what it’s like to be rendered virtually invisible—or, perhaps worse, to only be seen through the lens of stereotypes ascribed to them by straight people.
In other words, it’s like any other dating show, but with gay contestants instead of straight ones.
Logo announced on Tuesday that it’s producing its first reality dating series, “Finding Prince Charming,” that will consist of a cast of 13 gay men competing to win the heart of the “nation’s most eligible gay heartthrob.” It’s a first-of-its-kind dating show that will be hosted by former ‘NSYNC member Lance Bass.
Per Logo, the contestants will live together and be eliminated one-by-one until the heartthrob chooses his one ideal man to “commit to an exclusive relationship.”“Logo has a long history of showcasing LGBTQ-focused stories with memorable characters that transcend pop culture,” said Pamela Post, SVP of original programming for Logo.
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