A lot of people have been tinting their social media profile pics in purple every mid-October for the past five years as a way to support the LGBT youth and to take a stand against bullying. One easy way to do that is to use the GayShow More Summary
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Student athletes from the University of Missouri are "going purple" to take a stand against bullying with a new YouTube video, and it’s all part of the annually recognized Spirit Day in support of LGBT youth. Promoted by GLAAD, Spirit...Show More Summary
Actress Kerry Washington dropped in for AOL Build last week to discuss a number of topics, including winning GLAAD's Vanguard Award earlier this year, and gave an empowering message to LGBTQ youth who are struggling. "The notion that we are not enough is a lie. Show More Summary
Are you ready to go purple for Spirit Day? GLAAD has released a new animated video in advance of the event, held on Oct. 15, encouraging supporters to wear purple to show their support for bullied lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth once again. Show More Summary
A new video released by GLAAD highlights the rampant homophobia and transphobia seen in Hollywood films.
On the heels of the criticism leveled against Stonewall's portrayal of a pivotal moment in the gay rights movement, GLAAD has launched a campaign calling out Hollywood for putting the LGBT community in a consistently negative light. GLAAD...Show More Summary
Time will tell if Pope Francis addresses the plight of LGBT Catholics at the World Meeting of Families this Saturday in Philadelphia, but GLAAD is hoping to jump-start the conversation with a series of video portraits as part of itsShow More Summary
The growth of transgender visibility isn’t just something on television, it’s a reality. A new GLAAD survey shows the number of Americans who report knowing or working with someone who is transgender has doubled in the past seven years –… The post Survey Shows Number of Americans Who Know a Transgender Person Has Doubled in Seven Years appeared first on Towleroad.
"I truly believe in story, I think the stories we see and the ones we choose to engage with are one of life's most vital elements, it's right up there with food and shelter. This has always been true." The post GLAAD’s 2015 Network Responsibility Index Is Its Last, ‘Cause Counting The Gays Isn’t The Point Anymore appeared first on Autostraddle.
GLAAD released its ninth annual Network Responsibility Index (NRI) this week, examining how major television networks represented LGBT characters and story lines in the past year. Top marks went to ABC Family, home to inclusive shows like The Fosters and Pretty Little Liars, and to Fox, the first major broadcast network to receive an “Excellent”... Read more »
Something truly fascinating happened when GLAAD released its annual look at LGBT representation on TV this week. Instead of devoting itself to naming or shaming networks that had failed the test, the prominent LGBT media advocacy group announced, essentially, that its regular Network Responsibility Index had outlived its own utility. …Read More
...Because TV is so inclusive it’s not necessary!
“The [Network Responsibility Index] has reflected tremendous change over the last decade – and has helped to convince networks of the validity and value of LGBT-inclusive programming. So why is GLAAD leaving it in the past?”
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For the ninth year, GLAAD has released its Network Responsibility Index, which ranks the quality, quantity, and diversity of LGBT representation on television. It's a comprehensive look, which takes into account criteria such as actors, characters, story-arcs, and air-time. Show More Summary
FOX, the network that brought you Empire and Glee, has just reached an important milestone in the The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation’s Network Responsibility Index, a system which rates each major television network by how well the LGBT community is represented in its line-up. Show More Summary
On Thursday, GLAAD released its ninth annual Network Responsibility Index, which rates TV networks on their LGBT-inclusive primetime content, and announced that it would be the last such report. As GLAAD CEO and president Sarah KateShow More Summary
Fox has become the very first broadcast television network to receive a grade of "excellent" by GLAAD. Now in its ninth year, the Network Responsibility Index rates TV networks on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) inclusive content from June 2014 to May 2015. Show More Summary
A&E and History labeled "failing," and FOX's "Family Guy" called "a sore spot."