GLSEN, Lambda Legal, GLAAD, and other organizations warn that Trump's nominee for Secretary of Education has supported homophobic initiatives that threaten the safety of LGBTQ students.
Country music chimed in on Twitter Thursday to voice support for CMT personality Cody Alan after he publicly came out as gay. Alan shared the news with the world through GLAAD earlier this week, telling the world that he is “happierShow More Summary
Guest post: One possible moderate does not moderate the Trump cabinet [GLAAD]
Shocker: there’s another Disney movie that the media wishes were more liberal than it actually is. When J.J. Abrams hinted earlier this year that the latest Star Wars film could feature a gay character, and then GLAAD decreed that the franchise needed more LGBT representation, many in the media were elated and had high expectations for Rogue One. Show More Summary
Walmart has settled a discrimination lawsuit against the company for denying health insurance benefits to same-sex spouses. In 2014, GLAAD filed a charge of discrimination on behalf of Jacqueline Cote (above right), a Walmart employee...Show More Summary
The project is “an opportunity to shine a light on what is being said and how it could affect the progress that we’ve made.”
There's a lot.
GLAAD has launched a new “Trump Accountability Project,” the nonprofit announced on Thursday. An ongoing effort, it will track the discriminatory and hateful statements and stances of President-elect Donald Trump and others selected, or being considered for, roles in his administration. Show More Summary
The new project will be used to help the media hold Trump and his administration to their words.
Troye Sivan strikes a pose with Tinder CEO Sean Rad while stepping out for the Tinder x GLAAD Celebrate Inclusion Acceptance Equality event held at Skylight Clarkson Square on Wednesday (November 16) in New York City. The 21-year-old “YOUTH” singer was joined by his boyfriend Jacob Bixenman and musician Ian Mellencamp. The event was held [...]
LGBTQ representation in Spanish-language television is not looking good, folks.
The online dating app has announced that its latest update allows users to type a word that describes their gender identity. The app was setup with input from GLAAD, an organization that monitors media and advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
In case you aren’t entirely filled with despair, this is just a reminder that more trans people have been murdered in 2016 than ever before on record (24 versus last year’s 21), per this GLAAD release. Whether there are more murders or just better reporting of them, though, remains an open question. Read more...
A new report by GLAAD shows that the number of LGBT characters on U.S. television are at a record high. According to the report “Where We Are on TV,” which examined diversity on broadcast, cable and streaming services for the 2016-17...Show More Summary
GLAAD's report on LGBTQ representation in television, released Thursday, initially looked like a cause for celebration. The organization, which has been examining this data for more than 20 years, came out with some surprising data tailor-made for a happy headline: there were more LGBTQ characters on television than ever before. Show More Summary
Nearly five percent of the regular-occurring roles are gay, and transgender and bisexual parts have increased significantly in the past year.
Hollywood’s track record with diversity has been increasingly scrutinized in recent years, so GLAAD’s finding that LGBTQ representation on broadcast TV is at a record high comes as a bit of good news. A look at the organization’s “Where We Are on TV” report for the 2016-17 TV season, however, reveals...
GLAAD cites record-high LGBTQ representation in its annual report on television diversity, but the media advocacy group says that television "failed queer women" this year, killing off a staggering number of lesbian and bisexual female characters. The annual "Where We Are On TV" report has analyzed...
GLAAD recently shared a report that says there have never been more LGBTQ characters on television than we have now, but TV still lacks when it comes to racial diversity.