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EMMYS: Punam Patel revels in becoming a “Special” role model around the globe
May 20, 2021

EMMYS: Punam Patel revels in becoming a “Special” role model around the globe

“Punam Patel may be a brown, curvy woman on the surface, but fans of her character Kim on Netflix’s short-form comedy Special see her as a woman with a tender heart and the roar of a lion.” “It’s important to remind people that you can be confident, and still doubt yourself,” Patel says. “In season two, you […]

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Netflix’s “Special” Has A Lot Left To Say About Disabled Lives and Gay Sex
May 19, 2021

Netflix’s “Special” Has A Lot Left To Say About Disabled Lives and Gay Sex

“I want gay sex and “Special” to be synonymous,” O’Connell told HuffPost. “I want my show to be known for topping, bottoming, top anxiety, lube ― all those things. I want to take the mystery and shame out of gay sex by depicting it as I’ve experienced it: erotic, humiliating, empowering, funny and intense, all within […]

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Check Out “Special” Season 2 Trailer and Cameos!
May 1, 2021

Check Out “Special” Season 2 Trailer and Cameos!

Don’t be sad that it’s ending, be happy that we got to experience two bold, proud, and super gay seasons of Stage 13 and Netflix’s “Special“! Entertainment Weekly got the exclusive first look at the “Special” season 2 trailer which highlights some returning and brand new faces (like Leslie Jordan!! HELLO!!!). And if you haven’t […]

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