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.
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.

Laverne Cox Talks Race, Trans Issues On Take Part Live

Laverne Cox Talks Race, Trans Issues

Laverne Cox joined recently-appointed GLAAD board member Meghan McCain, along with Jacob Soboroff and Kim Stoltz to discuss her recent success, CeCe McDonald, and racial issues.

WATCH: Three Great Moments From the GLAAD Awards

WATCH: Three Great Moments From the GLAAD Awards

Kasey Musgraves, Kylie Minogue (with an assist from Boy George), and George Takei provided some of the highlights of the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York City.

WATCH: Jennifer Lopez Opens Up About Her Lesbian Aunt

WATCH: J-Lo Opens Up About Her Lesbian Aunt

Her show, The Fosters, was a winner at the GLAAD Media Awards, and Lopez says she owes that in part to her aunt.

WATCH: Ellen Page Introduces Her Hero, Laverne Cox

WATCH: Ellen Page Introduces Her Hero, Laverne Cox

Actress Laverne Cox was honored for advocacy on behalf of trans people.

Trans Violinist Tona Brown Is Crowdfunding Her Carnegie Hall Dream

Trans Violinist Crowdfunds Her Carnegie Hall Dream

If successful, the 34-year-old musician will make Carnegie history as the first African-American violinist in venue history.

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