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.
Op-ed: How 'The Way He Looks' Will Open Your Eyes
October 20 2014 7:00 AM ET

Op-ed: How The Way He Looks Will Open Your Eyes

Matt Kane of GLAAD

Brazil's Oscar entry represents something we need to see a lot more of on TV and film — a differently abled character who transcends the stereotype of 'the gay guy.'

WATCH: TV Goes Purple for Spirit Day
October 17 2014 4:38 PM ET

WATCH: TV Goes Purple for Spirit Day

Dawn Ennis

TV personalities around the nation, including MSNBC's Thomas Roberts, the women of The View, and even NBC's peacock logo, sported purple to take a stand for LGBT youth.

WATCH: GLAAD Videos Promote Bisexual Awareness, Shatter Myths
September 29 2014 6:05 PM ET

WATCH: GLAAD Videos Promote Bisexual Awareness, Shatter Myths

Eliel Cruz

The two videos debunk misconceptions about bisexuality and offer tips for bi allies.

Tyler Oakley, Hannah Hart to Present Google With GLAAD Award
August 21 2014 2:54 PM ET

Tyler Oakley, Hannah Hart to Present Google With GLAAD Award

Daniel Reynolds

The tech giant is being honored for its LGBT advocacy at the GLAAD Gala San Francisco.

Former 'Ex-Gay' Activist Backs Away from Past, Now Supports GLAAD
July 29 2014 3:07 PM ET

Former 'Ex-Gay' Activist Wouldn't Date an 'Ex-Gay' Man

Sunnivie Brydum

Even when she was a popular talking head for the movement that claims homosexuality can be 'cured' by prayer, Yvette Cantu Schneider didn't really trust that anyone, including herself, could be 'ex-gay.'

GLAAD Issues 'Failing' Grades for Two Major Movie Studios
July 22 2014 5:00 AM ET

GLAAD Issues 'Failing' Grades for Two Movie Studios

Advocate.com Editors

GLAAD's annual report tracked the seven largest motion picture studios during the 2013 calendar year to map the quantity, quality, and diversity of images of LGBT people in films. Find out how each stacked up here.

Univision, ESPN Condemn But Still Air Antigay Slurs at World Cup
June 30 2014 2:13 PM ET

Univision, ESPN Condemn But Still Air Antigay Slurs

Daniel Reynolds

Univision and ESPN have condemned the use of antigay slurs by World Cup fans, but the networks continue to not mute the words in their broadcasts.

GLAAD Asks: What Makes You Proud?
June 29 2014 4:30 PM ET

GLAAD Asks: What Makes You Proud?

Advocate.com Editors

In honor of Pride 2014, GLAAD worked with Instagram to launch their first-ever Pride Portraits Campaign.

Laverne Cox Talks Race, Trans Issues On Take Part Live
June 13 2014 1:35 PM ET

Laverne Cox Talks Race, Trans Issues

Parker Marie Molloy

Laverne Cox joined recently-appointed GLAAD board member Meghan McCain, along with Jacob Soboroff and Kim Stoltz to discuss her recent success, CeCe McDonald, and racial issues.

WATCH: Three Great Moments From the GLAAD Awards
May 05 2014 3:20 PM ET

WATCH: Three Great Moments From the GLAAD Awards

Trudy Ring

Kasey Musgraves, Kylie Minogue (with an assist from Boy George), and George Takei provided some of the highlights of the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York City.

WATCH: Jennifer Lopez Opens Up About Her Lesbian Aunt
April 13 2014 1:00 PM ET

WATCH: J-Lo Opens Up About Her Lesbian Aunt

Lucas Grindley

Her show, The Fosters, was a winner at the GLAAD Media Awards, and Lopez says she owes that in part to her aunt.

WATCH: Ellen Page Introduces Her Hero, Laverne Cox
April 13 2014 12:01 PM ET

WATCH: Ellen Page Introduces Her Hero, Laverne Cox

Lucas Grindley

Actress Laverne Cox was honored for advocacy on behalf of trans people.

Trans Violinist Tona Brown Is Crowdfunding Her Carnegie Hall Dream
March 28 2014 12:31 PM ET

Trans Violinist Crowdfunds Her Carnegie Hall Dream

Parker Marie Molloy

If successful, the 34-year-old musician will make Carnegie history as the first African-American violinist in venue history.

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