GLAAD has announced that global media leader, producer, philanthropist, actress and author Oprah Winfrey will receive GLAAD’s Vanguard Award at the 35th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles. Continue reading “Oprah Winfrey & Niecy Nash-Betts To Be Honored At 35th GLAAD Media Awards”
GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today released its inaugural State of LGBTQ Inclusion in Video Games report, a first-of-its-kind comprehensive look at LGBTQ inclusion in video games.
GLAAD’s Gaming Report found a growing number of LGBTQ gamers while LGBTQ characters in games lag far behind. Continue reading “GLAAD Report: 17% Of Gamers Identify As LGBTQ”
A most excellent time was had last night in Las Vegas as GLAAD and the NFL hosted a “Night of Pride” ahead of Super Bowl LVIII, celebrating LGBTQ inclusion in professional sports and the “NFL’s commitment to LGBTQ players and fans.” Continue reading “GLAAD & NFL Host ‘Night Of Pride’ Ahead Of Super Bowl LVIII”
Lance Bass (NSYNC) will host the third annual A Night of Pride with GLAAD during Super Bowl week featuring a special performance by VINCINT along with special guests out NFLer Carl Nassib, NFL correspondent Ryan Mitchell, and GLAAD President & CEO Sarah Kate Ellis. Continue reading “NFL & GLAAD To Hold ‘A Night Of Pride’ During Super Bowl Week”
My favorite moments from last night’s Emmy Awards plus some news stories you might have missed:
• Elton John Gets His EGOT: With his win in the Outstanding Variety Special (Live) category for “Elton John Live: Farewell From Dodger Stadium,” Sir Elton achieves true EGOT status, having won Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Awards. Only 19 artists have attained the rarified status. Continue reading “Favorite LGBTQ Moments At The Emmy Awards + More News”
GLAAD President & CEO Sarah Kate Ellis and this year’s host, Frankie Grande, presented GLAAD’s 5th annual Spirit Day Concert, bringing awareness to Spirit Day – an anti-bullying campaign supporting LGBTQ youth.
The concert shone the spotlight on some of the music industry’s top performers and emerging queer intersectional artists who are revolutionizing the industry and changing the world. Continue reading “GLAAD Celebrates 5th Annual Spirit Day Concert”
GLAAD’s 2023 Studio Responsibility Index finds increased LGBTQ representation in films, but there’s still room for improvement. Continue reading “GLAAD: LGBTQ Representation Increases In Films, But Still Room For Improvement”
As we begin Pride Month 2023, GLAAD has released its 2023 Accelerating Acceptance study which indicates that a record number of non-LGBTQ Americans support equal rights for the LGBTQ community, and the freedom to live without discrimination. Continue reading “Study: LGBTQ Support At Record High, But Some “Disturbing” Trends”
GLAAD has released two new ads in advance of the upcoming midterm elections reminding voters how high the stakes are for LGBTQ families. Continue reading “GLAAD Midterm Ads Remind LGBTQ Voters What’s At Stake”
GLAAD has announced the launch of new PSAs today centering Texas mom Amber Briggle, who speaks about her family including her transgender teenaged son, Max. Continue reading “Texas Mom Amber Briggle ‘Trans Kids Are No Different Than Yours’”