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.
GLAAD Media Awards: The Advocate Garners Four Nominations
January 30 2014 7:05 AM ET

GLAAD Media Awards: The Advocate Garners 4 Nominations

Jase Peeples

The nominees for the 2014 GLAAD Media Awards were announced this morning, including nominations for The Advocate for Outstanding Magazine, Outstanding Magazine Article, Outstanding Multimedia Digital Journalism, and Outstanding Digital Journalism Article.

Alec Baldwin Blames 'Fundamentalist' Gays For Killing His Show
November 27 2013 1:16 PM ET

Alec Baldwin Blames 'Fundamentalist' Gays for Killing His Show

Jase Peeples

'The fundamentalist wing of gay advocacy … they killed my show,' Baldwin claims.

GLAAD Announces Sarah Kate Ellis as President
November 25 2013 4:00 PM ET

GLAAD Announces Sarah Kate Ellis as President

Daniel Reynolds

The media advocacy organization has chosen media executive Sarah Kate Ellis to serve as its new president and CEO.

Violence, Lack of Inclusion Make Film Choices Challenging
November 13 2013 6:00 AM ET

Violence, Lack of Inclusion Make Film Choices Challenging

Alex J Davidson

More guns and less diversity leave LGBT families lacking for choices at the movies.

GLAAD Appoints First Transgender Cochair
November 08 2013 4:51 PM ET

BREAKING: GLAAD Appoints First Transgender Cochair

Daniel Reynolds

The prominent LGBT organization has chosen trans activist Jennifer Finley Boylan as well as entertainment lawyer Steve Warren as co-chairs of its National Board of Directors.

WATCH: Many Voices Videos Spotlight Black LGBT Christians
October 13 2013 8:54 PM ET

WATCH: Many Voices Videos Spotlight Black LGBT Christians

Trudy Ring

The video campaign began with National Coming Out Day and will continue through the Transgender Day of Remembrance.

GLAAD's Annual List: The Best and Worst Networks for LGBT Inclusion
October 11 2013 6:10 AM ET

The Best and Worst Networks for LGBT Inclusion

Lucas Grindley

GLAAD has once again counted up all the hours on prime-time television to see how often they include an LGBT person, and yes, there's one network that scored a zero.

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