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.

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

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

May 20 2015 3:21 PM

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.

May 11 2015 5:34 PM

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

April 23 2015 3:37 PM

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.

April 15 2015 11:40 AM

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.

March 22 2015 6:46 PM