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.
WATCH: Gay All-Stars Come Out for 'Imitation Game' Campaign

WATCH: Gay All-Stars Come Out for Imitation Game Campaign

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

Is 'My Husband's Not Gay' an Ad for the 'Ex-Gay' Industry?

Is My Husband's Not Gay an Ad for the 'Ex-Gay' Industry?

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.

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

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

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

WATCH: TV Goes Purple for Spirit Day

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

WATCH: GLAAD Videos Promote Bisexual Awareness, Shatter Myths

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

Tyler Oakley, Hannah Hart to Present Google With GLAAD Award

Tyler Oakley, Hannah Hart to Present Google With GLAAD Award

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

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

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

GLAAD Issues 'Failing' Grades for Two Movie Studios

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

Univision, ESPN Condemn But Still Air Antigay Slurs

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?

GLAAD Asks: What Makes You Proud?

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

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