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.
GLAAD Goes to War: Activists Hold Military Roundtable on Southern Tour

LGBT Troops Need Military 'Culture Change'

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

WATCH: GLAAD's New Mini-Doc State of Change - South Carolina

You'll Smile & Cry: Film About Growing Up LGBT in S.C.

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

Op-ed: Growing Up Gay in the South Doesn't Have to Be Horrible

Op-ed: Growing Up Gay in the South Doesn't Have to Be Horrible

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.

GLAAD Kicks Off Southern Stories Summer Tour With Concert for Love and Acceptance

GLAAD Goes South Seeking Summer Love, Acceptance

GLAAD finds the perfect way to spread the message of LGBT equality and acceptance in the South — country music.

WATCH: Ugandan Trans Man Emotionally Accepts GLAAD Award

WATCH: Ugandan Trans Man Emotionally Accepts GLAAD Award

Pepe Julian Onziema's in-depth interview on Last Week Tonight With John Oliver won a GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Talk Show Episode on Saturday.

WATCH: 'Love Comes First' for Straight Ally Vanessa Hudgens

WATCH: 'Love Comes First' for Straight Ally Vanessa Hudgens

The Broadway star and former High School Musical sweetheart is proud to call herself an ally for the gay community.

GLAAD: LGBT Characters All But Disappeared in Movies

GLAAD: LGBT Characters All But Disappeared in Movies

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.

The Advocate, The Imitation Game, and Transparent Among GLAAD Award Winners

Advocate, Imitation Game, Transparent Win GLAAD Awards

The Advocate, The Imitation Game, Transparent and more were among the night’s big winners at the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday.

WATCH: Kerry Washington Delivers Powerful GLAAD Awards Speech

WATCH: Kerry Washington's Powerful GLAAD Speech 

At the 26th annual GLAAD Media Awards Kerry Washington called out the hypocrisy of marginalized communities turning on one another in a fiery acceptance speech.

The Advocate’s PrEP Series Nominated for GLAAD Media Award

GLAAD Nominates The Advocate’s PrEP Series

The series educates and debunks myths about the HIV prevention strategy.

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