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.

The latest Studio Responsibility Index shows only a marginal increase in LGBT roles, which need massive improvements in their quality.

May 25 2017 5:33 PM

The actors and showrunners of the Starz series focused more on anatomy than achievement at a Paley Center discussion of the episode.

May 11 2017 6:51 PM

The exonerated lesbian subjects of Southwest of Salem, who were falsely imprisoned for child rape, delivered an emotional acceptance speech after the film won Outstanding Documentary.

May 09 2017 6:25 AM

The Will & Grace star delivered an impassioned call to action at the 28th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. See her speech and the list of winners from the evening.

May 07 2017 2:04 PM

But activists say all they've done to Mark Green is quote him.

April 25 2017 8:28 PM

GLAAD president Sarah Kate Ellis has sent a letter asking the Motion Picture Association of America to change the R rating for the transgender coming-of-age drama, 3 Generations.

April 18 2017 9:54 PM

The Advocate's Daniel Reynolds asked stars of Supergirl, 13 Reasons Why, and Steven Universe about their first — and very special — same-sex kiss.

April 13 2017 1:44 PM
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