Today is the Transgender Day of Remembrance, an annual observance honoring the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. More info, resources, background, links at GLAAD's website. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Earlier today, via an interview with Matt Lauer, Charlie Sheen confirmed that he is HIV positive. Reactions to this stunning piece of news continue to come in, with Sheen's ex-girlfriend, Bree Olson, beyond peeved that Sheen allegedly...Show More Summary
In a stunning and complete lack of self-awareness and history, an anonymous group of gay/bisexual men and women have formed a petition asking three LGBT advocacy groups (Lambda Legal, the Human Rights Campaign, and GLAAD) to drop the T from LGBT.
A small group has posted a petition called “Drop the T” to Change.org, broadcasting their demand that three eminent LGBT advocacy groups–Lambda Legal, the Human Rights Campaign, and GLAAD–sever their relationships with the transgender community. Show More Summary
A wedding photography company in St. Petersburg, FL was abruptly fired after the bride learned of the company's support for same-sex marriages, so they got sweet revenge by donating her deposit to GLAAD.
A petition posted on Charge.org is asking major LGBT organizations and media outlets — including Lambda Legal, GLAAD, and Human Rights Campaign — to sever ties with trans people and issues, reading in part: We are a group of gay/bisexual men and women who have come to the conclusion that the transgender community needs to be […]
Black Lives Matter activist Deray Mckesson has become a trusted voice in the movement, providing many daily updates to his 247K Twitter followers on issues like police brutality and protests. On Saturday, he addressed a GLAAD gala in San Francisco about the state of civil rights in America and his own experience as a black […]
Jussie Smollett suits up for the 2015 GLAAD Gala held at the Hilton San Francisco on Saturday night (November 7) in San Francisco, Calif. The 32-year-old Empire star performed on stage before YouTube personality Tyler Oakley was honored with Davidson/Valentini Award, which is presented to an LGBT media professional who has made a significant difference [...]
More than 1,000 people have signed an outrageous online petition posted by an anonymous coward to drop transgender people from the LGBT movement, calling on media outlets and LGBT organizations like GLAAD, the Human Rights Campaign, and Lambda Legal… Read The post HRC, GLAAD React to Online Petition Calling for LGBT Groups to ‘Drop the T’ appeared first on Towleroad.
Michelle Rodriguez says GLAAD should ease up and realize "no press is bad press" in regards to her controversial new film "Tomboy" and its depiction of gender-confirmation surgery
Michelle Rodriguez is taking on another controversial role, this time starring as a hitman turned hitwoman, in Tomboy, a Revenger’s Tale, and although the film isn’t due out until 2017, G.L.A.A.D. (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation)...Show More Summary
Last week LGBT activist groups and GLAAD came out against the upcoming Michelle Rodriguez starrer Tomboy: A Revenger’s Tale as soon as plot details surfaced that she would play a transgender assassin bent on revenge on an evil surgeon (Sigourney Weaver) who changed her from a man to a woman against her will. Show More Summary
Michelle Rodriguez says members of the LGBT community who are upset over her gender-reassignment movie "Tomboy" are missing a big point. GLAAD is upset about the movie's storyline... a male assassin who is tricked into undergoing gender…
“Shake, Wiggle, Work.” That’s the title of episode six of Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce, which premieres its fourth season on Fuse tomorrow. Winner of the 2014 GLAAD Media Award and nominated for 2015 GLAAD Media Award, the show gives...Show More Summary
GLAAD's annual Where We Are on TV 2015-16 report is in its 20th year and for the first time the report includes streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. The new kids on the block put the alphabet networks to shame with 43...Show More Summary
Having sung the praises of Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox for all they’ve done for the transgender community, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) certainly doesn’t sound thrilled about a new movie that stars actress...Show More Summary
Makers of the film Tomboy, A Revenger’s Tale, starring Michelle Rodriguez as an assassin forced to undergo gender reassignment surgery, must have known there would be some backlash. In Tomboy, the main character is a male assassin that draws the attention of some gangsters and finds himself in the custody of a rogue mad doctor,... Show More Summary
The liberal gay activist group GLAAD’s yearly “Where are We on TV” report for the 2015-2016 TV season was released this past Tuesday, and although the report finds that LGBT characters are up, it also lamented a lack of representation...Show More Summary
The upcoming film Tomboy: A Revenger’s Tale is causing a controversy among LGBT activist groups, and most notable among them is GLAAD, which is calling the plotline of the planned movie “disappointing” for its “sensationalistic” depiction...Show More Summary
LGBT media advocacy organization GLAAD said Thursday that it will honor YouTube superstar Tyler Oakley at its upcoming gala in San Francisco. See also: On YouTube Red launch day, users and creators grapple with new choices Oakley will...Show More Summary