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 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

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.

March 22 2015 2:06 PM

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

January 21 2015 2:55 PM

An awards-season ad promoting the movie mixes history with blurbs from LGBT leaders and icons,

January 09 2015 4:45 PM

Opposition against TLC's new documentary about four Mormon men who are attracted to men but married to women is growing as the show's air date nears.

January 06 2015 2:15 PM

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.'

October 20 2014 8:00 AM