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WATCH: Caitlyn Jenner Speaks Out Against Anti-Transgender Violence

November 20 marks the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance. …

Callie Mills |

Bruce Jenner’s Emotional Interview: I Am a Woman

Last night was a momentous event for Olympic champion and reality TV star Bruce Jenner: the airing of his 2-hour 20/20 interview with Diane Sawyer in which he revealed he identified as a woman and was transitioning from male to female, ending months of speculation.

Kaitlyn Laurie |

Jennifer Lopez and ‘Orange is The New Black’ star Laverne Cox Both Honored at the 2014 GLAAD Media Awards

Held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards celebrated and recognized the individuals who GLAAD sees has having an “accurate and inclusive representation of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.”
From Jennifer Lopez to Laverne Cox and Lupita Nyong’o to Naomi Campbell, it seemed like every body who…

Jason Marshall |

LGBT Representation on Television is Up, Fox is Winning

While things remain bleak at the movie palace, over on the teevee things are looking up for the LGBT community. In its annual study of LGBT representation on television, GLAAD has concluded that the 2012-2013 season was a banner year for LGBT inclusion. In a way, television is more important, as the characters we see…

Robert Kessler |

Only 14 of Last Year’s 101 Major Studio Movies Had an LGBT Character

GLAAD has just released the first ever comprehensive study of the representation of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in major studio films. GLAAD has, for years, been ranking television networks based on their inclusion of LGBT characters, but until now major studios were not subjected to the same scrutiny. The results of the study,…

Robert Kessler |

Bill Clinton’s Fedora Wins Top Honors at GLAAD Media Awards

Known more for his domestic policy than his fashion choices, former President Bill Clinton rocked a fedora and a three-piece suit on the red carpet at Saturday night’s GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles.

Clinton was there to receive the first-ever “Advocate for Change” award. He was a somewhat controversial choice, as it…

Robert Kessler |

The CW, Showtime Earn Top Spots for Gay TV Programming

The CW has Tyra Banks and America’s Next Top Model to thank for being the top broadcast network for gay and lesbian programming, according to a new report from the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) organization. Top cable network went to Showtime,  which had the best representation with its shows The Real L

Lauren DiMascio |