While covering the Supreme Court’s oral arguments on Tuesday, MSNBC anchor Tamron Hall hosted GLAAD President Sarah Kate Ellis and Josh Schiller, one of the lawyers responsible for overturning voter-approved homosexual marriage bansShow More Summary
According to E! Online, Kelly Ripa is being honored with the Excellence in Media Award during the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards ceremony in New York at the Waldorf Astoria on May 9. One of her best friends is presenting the award to her. Show More Summary
Don't feel bad if you support Bruce Jenner and his transgender journey, but you're still confused on how to refer to his gender. His own family consulted with gay organizations, including media watchdog group GLAAD, for the appropriate way to refer to their father. Show More Summary
Note: Per GLAAD, this article uses the name and pronouns Jenner prefers at time of publication. Actually, this article uses no gendered pronouns to demonstrate how easy it is. This needs to be said first: Anyone who discussed Jenner’s possible transition in the media for any reason before April 24, 2015 is part of the […]
Following Bruce Jenner’s interview with Diane Sawyer, during which Jenner confirmed that he is a transgender woman, Jenner’s children Tweeted and Instagrammed messages of support for their father. (A note on pronouns: Per GLAAD’s, I’m referring to Jenner by his birth name and male pronouns because Jenner has stated a preference for both). Read more...
Bruce Jenner has successfully revealed his plans to transition in the highly anticipated interview with Diane Sawyer. And now, family members from Kim Kardashian to Kris Jenner, as well as celebrities such as Elton John and LGBT advocacy groups are showing their support. Show More Summary
The MSNBC anchor is the guest of honor at the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards
FIRST ON TVNEWSER: GLAAD will announce this morning that the group has chosen MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts for the group’s Vito Russo Award, given to an “out LGBT media professional who has made a significant difference in promoting equality for the LGBT community. Show More Summary
"Yep, that's right. Out of 314 major Hollywood film releases, one single film — Melissa McCarthy's Tammy — passed the Vito Russo test with queer female characters."
American LGBT activists Sarah Kate Ellis (GLAAD), J. Bob Alotta (Astraea Foundation), and Rev. Joseph Tolton (The Fellowship Global) discuss the levers of change: how Americans can help–and hurt–LGBT populations around the world.
When it comes to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) representation in Hollywood, things are getting better -- but there's still plenty of room for greater improvement, a new report has found. GLAAD's 2015 Studio Responsibility...Show More Summary
‘The struggle must extend from the ballot box, the legislative chamber, and the courtroom directly to the hearts and minds of those who still harbor anti-LGBT prejudice,’ says the group’s CEO.
GLAAD just released its third annual Studio Responsibility Index, tracking the representation of LGBT characters in film and surprise! The results are pretty abysmal. Sony and Walt Disney studios both received "failing" grades, and of the major studios, only...
The film industry did slightly better in its depiction of LBGT characters and issues last year than the year before, but it's still way behind TV, according to GLAAD's third annual Studio Responsibility Index. The LGBT media watchdog...Show More Summary
GLAAD released its third annual report on Hollywood's LGBTQ+ representation earlier today, and although this year saw some notable improvements, GLAAD president Sarah Kate Ellis notes that most major studios still have significant work to do.
GLAAD’s 2015 survey reports that only 17.5 percent of Hollywood studio films featured LGBT characters — and gives failing grades to Sony and Disney. read more
Studios still aren't doing enough to show lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender characters on screen, according to the annual Studio Responsibility Index released today by media monitoring agency GLAAD. GLAAD's 2015 report found that just 17.5% of the 114 major studio releases it tracked last year contained characters that identified as [...]
The New York leg of the GLAAD Media Awards are May 9, and the LGBT watchdog group has just announced Jason Collins, Jeffrey Tambor, Jonathan […]
Welcome back to Ask a Homo, a judgment-free zone where the gays of Outward answer questions about LGBTQ politics, culture, etiquette, language, and other queer conundrums. This week a viewer wonders why some gays express criticism and...Show More Summary
The show's creator and an actor in the series sat down with GLAAD to discuss the USA network hit minseries.