GLAAD

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.

Of the 516 characters counted in the new GLAAD report, just 14 were LGBT.

November 18 2016 3:24 AM

A new GLAAD report shows record diversity on television but also a worrisome rise in LGBT deaths.

9:00 AM

GLAAD's latest Media Reference Guide says LGBTQ is the best way to refer to our population.

October 26 2016 6:41 AM

The White House, Britney Spears, the NBA, and more are taking a stand against the bullying of LGBT youth.

October 20 2016 2:31 PM

A sports controversy at the Mormons' flagship university may make the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints choose between homophobia and millions of dollars.

August 16 2016 5:52 AM

A new single, "Hands," will benefit victims of the Pulse shooting.

July 06 2016 2:25 PM

The Advocate spoke to Chad Griffin and Sarah Kate Ellis on the ground about the tragedy in Orlando.

June 14 2016 2:51 PM
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