Kerry Washington Gave a Speech That Will Give You All The Feelings

Kerry Washington - one of last night's winners at the GLAAD Media Awards for her work as an ally - gave a compelling acceptance speech emphasizing the need for marginalized groups to come together across difference (an especially salient point in the wake of Patricia Arquette's unfortunate comments on women's rights). » 3/22/15 4:30pm 3/22/15 4:30pm

Alan Cumming Trolls the FDA in 'Celibacy Challenge' PSA

The FDA recently "relaxed" its outright ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood, changing its policy to allow donations with the caveat that donors remain celibate for one year prior to giving blood. This PSA, created by GLAAD and Gay Men's Health Crisis and starring Alan Cumming, calls bullshit. » 2/19/15 1:30pm 2/19/15 1:30pm

Anderson Cooper Slams Alec Baldwin for Homophobic Tweets

After Alec Baldwin flipped the fuck out on Daily Mail writer George Stark, calling him a "toxic little queen" and threatening to beat the shit out of him, Baldwin reached out to GLAAD to do some preemptive I'm-totally-not-homophobic-I-just-like-to-call-people-queens damage control. Convincing stuff! » 6/28/13 9:00pm 6/28/13 9:00pm

Campy Fashion & Visible Nipples at the GLAAD Media Awards

Last night at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles, celebrities donned their gay apparel in order to celebrate outstanding images of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community in the media. This involved ensembles in blah black, weird green camouflage, and acidic citrus yellow. » 4/22/13 2:10pm 4/22/13 2:10pm

Bret Easton Ellis Whines About Being Uninvited from the GLAAD Awards

Well. We find ourselves once again faced with Bret Easton Ellis having a conniption fit on social media, this time about being snubbed by the GLAAD Awards. No, Ellis wasn’t up for an award — according to his ululating Twitter account, he was told, we imagine politely, that he would not be welcome at the Hollywood… » 4/21/13 5:30pm 4/21/13 5:30pm

Scoutmaster Madonna Gave Anderson Cooper His Silver Fox Merit Badge…

Singer Madonna presents CNN news anchor Anderson Cooper with the Vito Russo Award at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Marriott Marquis on Saturday March 16, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) » 3/17/13 1:30pm 3/17/13 1:30pm

In Your Face, Jodie Foster: 'Honey Boo Boo' Nominated for GLAAD Award

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo doesn't just inspire punch lines and pearl-clutching—it inspires gay equality, at least according to the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. The show is nominated for a GLAAD Media Award, probably for featuring the family's acceptance of Uncle Poodle, Alana's gay uncle Lee Thompson,… » 1/18/13 12:10pm 1/18/13 12:10pm

UPS Not Donating to the Boy Scouts of America Because of Ban on Gay…

Looks like some UPS employees are gonna be delivering extra packagaes this holiday season, and we're not just talking about presents! Actually, we really are, but still, it's cool that the UPS Foundation, which gave $167,000 to various Boy Scouts of America entities in 2010, has said enough is enough! Yellow and… » 11/12/12 9:30pm 11/12/12 9:30pm

WWE Announcer Tweets Homophobic Slur

Less than two weeks after the WWE and GLAAD agreed to work together to curb homophobic comments in wrestling, one of the WWE's top announcers, Michael Cole, hurled a homophobic slur at a fellow announcer. Cole quickly apologized and took the tweet down, making everything all better again. » 3/26/11 6:15pm 3/26/11 6:15pm

GLAAD Slams SNL For Transgender "Jokes"


The abysmally unfunny Estro-Maxx commercial that aired Saturday night totally pissed off the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, and the organization has demanded an apology and started an online petition. Read the statement from GLAAD after the jump. » 2/01/11 10:55am 2/01/11 10:55am

MTV Plays Along While Jersey Shore Bashes Trans Women One More Time

Within the first 10 minutes of the Jersey Shore reunion show, MTV revisited Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino's club flirtations in Miami with a lady his roommates believed was born a man. Cue everyone laughing at the disgusting freak of nature! » 10/29/10 4:40pm 10/29/10 4:40pm

No Gay Couples Make The Cut For Today Show Wedding

Although gay couples were eligible for Today's wedding contest after some agitating by GLAAD, not one was chosen by producers to be among the four finalists. They probably don't have any heartwarming stories about overcoming adversity! Oh, wait. » 8/23/10 1:18pm 8/23/10 1:18pm

Never A Dull Fashion Moment On The GLAAD Red Carpet

The GLAAD Manhattan event at 230 Fifth Avenue was hard to sum up, but we'll try: Real Housewives of New York, drag queens, stylists, caftans, sequins...and some very scant skivvies! » 8/04/10 10:30am 8/04/10 10:30am

CBS Vows To Add Gay Characters To Primetime Lineup

After a failing grade from GLAAD CBS's programming head has promised to add gay characters, including a gay brother for Julianna Margulies on The Good Wife, a lesbian surrogate on Rules of Engagement, and someone on S#*! My Dad Says. » 7/29/10 3:35pm 7/29/10 3:35pm

Today Show Changes Its Position, Will Allow Gay Wedding Contestants

All it took was a little persuasion — and public relations-oriented shaming. The Today Show will now allow gay couples to compete to be married on the show. What changed NBC's minds exactly? » 7/09/10 1:37pm 7/09/10 1:37pm

You Can Get Married On The Today Show, But Only If You're Hetero

The Today Show's annual contest to get married on the show and get a free honeymoon is underway. But the gays need not apply. » 7/06/10 1:52pm 7/06/10 1:52pm

GLAAD Weighs In On The Shiloh Haircut Drama

"Life & Style is way off the mark with this outrageous coverage… Perpetuating gender stereotypes and targeting children for ridicule about the way they dress is unacceptable." — Rashad Robinson, GLAAD's Senior Director of Media Programs. [GLAAD] » 3/04/10 1:30pm 3/04/10 1:30pm

Justin & Jess Still On; Natalie Portman Is Team Polanski