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Lena Waithe, Gina Prince-Bythewood Talk Shortcomings of Hollywood Diversity Programs, Building a Mentoring Network

Lena Waithe and her mentor Gina Prince-Bythewood open up about their own relationship and representation in entertainment.

Showrunner Summit: 12 Top TV Players Sound Off on Political Storylines, Sex Scenes and Pay Parity

Heading into Emmy season and the upfronts, Whitney Cummings, Pamela Adlon and more television bosses unload on network pitch meetings ("'I already have a black show.' He said that right to my face") and the future of funny: "If we're thinking about the message it's sending out, there is no comedy. Comedy is over, it's dead."

Inside GLAAD Media Awards: Britney Spears on Unconditional Love, Lena Waithe Explains Queerness

Hosted by Wanda Sykes, the GLAAD Media Awards in Beverly Hills featured presenters Ricky Martin, Ryan Murphy and Olympians Adam Rippon and Gus Kenworthy; Halle Berry also pitched a 'Catwoman' do-over.

Lena Waithe Talks Portraying Chicago’s “Complexities” on ‘The Chi’

"It's not a city full of saints or sinners. It's a mix of both," Waithe told THR at the Showtime drama's premiere in downtown Los Angeles.

Lena Waithe Wants To Hear Everyone’s Coming Out Stories

"I’m grateful for every single one," said the Emmy-winning writer at the "Groundbreakers: Writers Who Moved Hearts & Minds" Writers Guild Panel.

‘Master of None’s’ Lena Waithe Talks Accidental Stardom, ‘Failure to Launch’

"It was not in my plan of things," the former 'Bones' writer tells THR about her breakout role in the new Netflix comedy.