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.

It was a big year for queer representation in television and film. Here are some standouts.

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The legendary Oscar-winning actor will receive the Excellence in Media Award.

April 14 2016 1:41 PM

"There is no doubt that these anti-LGBT bills will jeopardize this state’s economy," GLAAD president and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis said at a Nashville press conference on Monday.

April 11 2016 4:03 PM

Words hurt, as recalled in the stories of Peter Paige, Daniel Franzese, Jenny Boylan, GLAAD's Sarah Kate Ellis, Alexandra Billings, and more.

April 08 2016 5:12 AM

GLAAD's Sarah Kate Ellis, Empire's Sanaa Hamri, Transparent's Alexandra Billings, the Prancing Elites, and more discuss how to improve inclusivity in LGBT media.

April 06 2016 6:44 AM