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.

"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

Transparent showrunner, Jill Soloway, announced the news on Saturday at the GLAAD Awards. 

April 03 2016 3:36 PM

The "Shake It Off" singer made an unexpected appearance to honor the Orange Is the New Black star.

April 03 2016 2:00 PM

It was a big night for transgender representation at the GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles.

April 03 2016 12:53 PM