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Is the gaming world becoming more trans-inclusive?

With upcoming release 'Tell Me Why' marking the first video game from a major developer to feature a playable transgender character, it seems the industry is beginning to modernise.
Jake Hall
1.30.20
News

tv shows feature more diverse lgbtq+ characters than ever

A recent report by GLAAD found that the industry is more inclusive, but there's still work to do.
Nicole DeMarco
11.8.19
News

lgbtq characters had the lowest representation in film since 2012, says a new report

This doesn’t look good.
Roisin Lanigan
5.23.18
News

there's more queer characters on tv than ever before, but they're mostly white

As TV makes progress with queer characters, black representation dips.
Isabelle Hellyer
11.13.17
News

courtney love's selena gomez cover is almost unrecognisable

The Hole frontwoman put a snarling spin on Gomez's slow jam Can't Keep My Hands to Myself at a GLAAD event hosted by Justin Tranter.
Hannah Ongley
10.23.17
News

young america is more queer than ever, says new glaad study

GLAAD’s third annual Accelerating Acceptance report declares that Americans aged 18-34 are ‘igniting an identity revolution.’
Hannah Ongley
3.31.17
News

finally, some good news from 2016 — tv is now more racially diverse

GLAAD reports that racial diversity and regular representation of LGBT people on broadcast TV is at a 12-year high.
Clementine de Pressigny
11.3.16
Culture

lgbt diversity in film is actually getting worse, says study

GLAAD’s 2015 Studio Responsibility Index is here and it’s not pretty: less than 20% of films released by major studios last year contained any LGBT characters, two major studios completely excluded LGBT characters from all of their 2015 films, and...
Emily Manning
5.3.16
News

lilly wachowski encourages viewers to reconsider the matrix through the lens of transness

In her first public appearance since coming out as a trans woman, the writer and director called recent efforts to revisit her films through the prism of gender ‘cool,’ after giving a sarcastic nod to the British tabloid that threatened to publicly out...
Emily Manning
4.5.16
News

​carol, tangerine, the danish girl, dope and appropriate behaviour nominated for glaad awards

The best LGBT stories of the past year to be celebrated at an awards ceremony that will be televised for the first time in almost a decade.
Charlotte Gush
1.27.16
Film

why hollywood can’t get past coming out

A new report says LGBT representation in studio films lags way behind television.
i-D Staff
4.17.15
News

​kerry washington gives rousing freedom speech at lgbt award ceremony

The Scandal actress picked up a prize at the GLAAD Awards and addressed human rights across the board.
Stuart Brumfitt
3.23.15