MSNBC Sorry for Offensive Cinco de Mayo Segment Featuring Thomas Roberts
May 06 2014 7:11 PM ET

MSNBC Sorry for Offensive Cinco de Mayo Segment

Trudy Ring

There was outcry against the segment, which featured sombreros, maracas, and tequila in a way that some viewers thought reinforced stereotypes of Mexicans.

Op-ed: The Fox News That I Know
May 06 2014 12:50 AM ET

Op-ed: The Fox News That I Know

Ellen Ratner

A lesbian Fox News contributor defends her network and bosses as allegations of homophobia by the news outlet gain traction.

WATCH: Glenn Beck Laughs Up Notion That Hillary Clinton Is Lesbian
April 30 2014 12:24 PM ET

WATCH: Glenn Beck Laughs Up Notion Hillary Clinton Is Gay

Lucas Grindley

The right-wing's favorite unsubstantiated rumor about Hillary Clinton gets a boost from Glenn Beck.

WATCH: Janet Mock Flips the Script on Cisgender Host
April 29 2014 2:25 PM ET

WATCH: Janet Mock Flips the Script on Cisgender Host

Ran Aubrey Frazier

Turning the tables on Fusion's Alicia Menendez, trans author and activist Janet Mock assumed the role of interviewer to demonstrate the invasive and inappropriate questions trans women regularly face in the media.

NBA's Jason Collins Makes Time's 'Most Influential' List
April 24 2014 1:47 PM ET

NBA's Jason Collins Makes Time's 'Most Influential' List

Ran Aubrey Frazier

Gay NBA player Jason Collins was named one of the "most influential" people in the world by Time, nabbing an inside cover of the magazine.

WATCH: Rachel Maddow Highlights 'Confusion' in U.S. on LGBT Issues
April 22 2014 12:14 PM ET

WATCH: Maddow Takes on 'Confusion' Over LGBT Issues

Ran Aubrey Frazier

On her MSNBC program, Rachel Maddow juxtaposed two opposing news stories — Louisiana's rejection of a repeal of its antisodomy law versus a California Prop. 8 lawyer's 'evolution' on same-sex marriage.

WATCH: Cokie Roberts Stands Up to Antigay Religious Activists
April 21 2014 4:15 PM ET

WATCH: Cokie Roberts Schools Antigay 'Christians'

Trudy Ring

On ABC's This Week, veteran journalist Roberts pushed back against the likes of Franklin Graham and Ralph Reed when they opposed adoption by same-sex couples and the 'sin' of homosexuality.

New ABC Talker Laura Ingraham Has Antigay Record
April 16 2014 9:23 PM ET

New ABC Talker Laura Ingraham Has Antigay Record

Trudy Ring

Ingraham has often used inflammatory language in discussing LGBT rights, among many other issues.

April 15 2014 4:51 PM ET

What Does LGBT Power Look Like in 2014?

Tim Cook, Rachel Maddow, and Tammy Baldwin are in the top 5; newcomers Michael Sam and Robin Roberts crack the top 10; Jennifer Pritzker becomes the first transgender person on the list.

PHOTOS: Celebrities Share Messages of Hope, Inspiration on GLAAD's Red Carpet
April 14 2014 5:12 PM ET

PHOTOS: Chatting Up Celebs on GLAAD's Red Carpet

Jase Peeples

Superstars, advocates, and out trailblazers celebrated the progress of LGBT depictions in media and offered words of encouragement in the continuing battle for equality at the 25th annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles.

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