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Strange Love: Should a Bearded Lady Shave for Her Husband? (VIDEO)

Originally posted 03/25/2015 11:55AM

Should true love ask for a close, clean shave?

That's the question posed in Wednesday's episode of Strange Love.

For years, Annalisa Hackleman of Sunnyvale, California, has learned to live with her five-o'clock shadow. At 13, she was diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome, a hormonal condition that results in extra hair growth all over her body. Laser hair removal didn't help.

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Filed Under: TLC, TV News

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Meet the 7 Little Johnstons: TLC's Newest Reality-Show Family

Originally posted 03/16/2015 12:45PM

[BRIGHTCOVE "4114271911001" "" "" "auto"] They jokingly call themselves the "Brad and Angelina of little people" – for the size of their brood and the mix of biological and adopted children from foreign countries – and the "real-life seven dwarfs."

But now you can call Amber and Trent Johnston – whose family was the subject of a PEOPLE profile in 2012 – TV stars.

Their new series, 7 Little Johnstons, debuts on TLC on Tuesday, March 31, at 10 p.m. The network, which aired a single episode on the family in January, has ordered 10 episodes.

"The Johnstons have already captured the hearts of our viewers," Nancy Daniels, general manager of TLC, tells PEOPLE. "The family is extremely relatable as they take on life's challenges with a can-do spirit and a sense of humor. TLC is ready to share their adventures."

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TLC to Air Summer Series About the Life of Transgender Teen Jazz Jennings

TLC to Air Summer Series About the Life of Transgender Teen Jazz Jennings

Originally posted 03/12/2015 11:00AM

TLC is making good on its promise to deliver a reality series about a transgender person.

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Watch a Day in the Life of Our Little Family (VIDEO)

Originally posted 02/17/2015 03:00PM

The beauty of life is in the smallest details, and TLC's new series Our Little Family relishes in those minute-to-minute treasures.

In an exclusive sneak peek of the series, we meet Dan and Michelle Hamill as they get ready for the day with their son Jack, 6, and their twins Cate and CeCe, 3, whom they lovingly describe as "very high-maintenance."

So what's so special about the Hamills? They're all little people.

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Filed Under: TLC, Reality TV, TV News
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What We All Have to Learn from This 380-Lb. Reality Star

My Big Fat Fabulous Life Star: I'm Not Promoting Obesity

Originally posted 02/09/2015 01:25PM

There is a show about an obese woman on TLC that has such cultural significance that anyone in our modern society would benefit from watching.

For starters, it's hard not to fall for My Big Fat Fabulous Life because its star, Whitney Thore, is downright lovable. First a YouTube sensation for her viral Fat Girl Dancing video, she is whip-smart, funny, open and kind, but at 380 lbs., she also represents something that does not exist on reality TV: A fat person who is truly happy with herself, just the way she is.

Thore, 30, spoke to PEOPLE about life as a newly minted reality star – whose show was renewed for a second season, we have learned exclusively – the biggest misconceptions about her (no, she's not promoting obesity) and how she learned to accept herself.

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Filed Under: TLC, Health, TV News
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Surprise! Kathy Griffin Crashes a Say Yes to the Dress Appointment (VIDEO)

Originally posted 02/05/2015 11:30AM

Usually an unexpected guest is unwelcome at a wedding, but wedding dress shopping? All's fair in love and fashion.

On the season 13 premiere of Say Yes to the Dress (airing March 6), Kathy Griffin swings by Kleinfeld Bridal to support her former assistant Tiffany Rinehart, who's getting married a few years after she "lost [the weight of] an Olsen twin."

Just how far will the Fashion Police host go for a good style surprise?

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Filed Under: TLC, TV News, Kathy Griffin
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Will Another Network Besides E! Do a Docu-Series About a Transgender Person? | Bruce Jenner

Will Another Network Besides E! Do a Docu-Series About a Transgender Person?

Originally posted 02/03/2015 06:50PM

After his secret struggle, reality TV father and former Olympian Bruce Jenner is "finally happy" and transitioning into a woman. Subscribe now to read the REAL story behind his life-changing decision in PEOPLE.

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Sex Sent Me to the ER: A Woman Bit By a Centipede on Her 'Lady Parts'

Originally posted 01/16/2015 06:20PM

Are centipedes really prudish?

It sure seemed that way to one couple after an arthropod turned a romp in the Hawaiian jungle into a nightmare when he crawled in between a couple having sex and injected venom around a young woman's "lady parts."

Luckily for us, the woman and her partner lived to tell the tale for TLC's Sex Sent Me to the ER.

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Filed Under: TLC, Sex, Health, TV News

My Husband's Not Gay Sneak Peek: Husband Explains His 'Same-Sex Attraction' (VIDEO)

Originally posted 01/10/2015 04:40PM

[BRIGHTCOVE "3978579094001" "" "" "auto"] TLC's controversial new special My Husband's Not Gay, airing Sunday at 10 p.m., follows three married couples – and one single man – living in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The twist?

The husbands say they're all attracted to men – but insist they're not gay.

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