Formerly the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, GLAAD is one of the most prominent media watchdog and advocacy organizations in the country for the LGBT community. Read the latest news about GLAAD and their work with different public figures, actors, and television networks, in order to improve the portrayals of LGBT characters and themes in the media. Find out about their latest facts, figures, and reports, which highlight the strengths and weaknesses of each network in their depictions of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals.

GLAAD and the Human Rights Campaign both flatly rejected a petition asking LGBT groups to dissociate with trans people and issues. 

November 06 2015 8:20 PM

Florida Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen has never shied away from talking about her son, Rodrigo, but now they're telling their story to a national audience.

November 02 2015 9:16 AM

GLAAD is accusing an upcoming film starring Michelle Rodriguez for sensationalizing gender-confirmation surgery.

October 29 2015 4:08 PM

GLAAD's annual 'Where We Are on TV' report highlights an improvement in LGBT representation overall but a discouraging lack of racial diversity.

October 27 2015 9:00 AM

ABC Family and Fox earn top scores for LGBT representation in GLAAD’s 2015 Network Responsibility Index.

September 03 2015 6:00 AM

The Daily Caller calls GLAAD's guide 'oppressive' in advising journalists covering the papal visit how to avoid missteps in reporting on the church's relations with LGBT Catholics.

August 15 2015 1:03 PM

One stop on GLAAD's Southern Stories Tour is a meeting with LGBT troops, to discuss problems within the ranks and with military leaders.

June 19 2015 1:56 PM

GLAAD's new short film shows what it's really like to grow up LGBT in South Carolina.

June 17 2015 6:11 PM

Hailing from South Carolina, GLAAD executive Zeke Stokes couldn't reconcile his childhood dreams of country music stardom with the fact that he was gay.

June 10 2015 6:00 AM