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there are 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 unrecognizable

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
10.20.17
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
5.2.16
News

is the petition to ‘drop the t’ from ‘lgbt’ transphobic?

An anonymous change.com petition argues the all-inclusive acronym is ‘regressive and actually hostile to the goals of women and gay men.’
Alice Newell-Hanson
11.11.15
Culture

tv needs more trans characters

Because on primetime broadcast programming there are currently NONE.
Alice Newell-Hanson
10.28.15
Culture

how laverne cox and kelly ripa won the glaad media awards

Saturday night’s GLAAD Media Awards celebrated how far the LGBTQ community has come in the fight for acceptance and equality.
Emily Manning
5.11.15
Film

why hollywood can’t get past coming out

A new report says LGBT representation in studio films lags way behind television.
Colin Crummy
4.20.15
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