GLAAD en Watch the Entire 'Bury Your Tropes' ATX Festival Panel (Exclusive) <img src="" /><br/>Featuring Javier Grillo-Marxuach ('The 100'), Krista Vernoff ('Shameless'), Carter Covington ('Faking It'), Carina MacKenzie ('The Originals') and GLAAD's Megan Townsend.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Live Feed Television Television THR Online GLAAD ATX Television Festival Faking It Grey's Anatomy Shameless The 100 The Originals LGBT Mon, 27 Jun 2016 22:00:26 +0000 Lesley Goldberg 906690 at #GiveElsaAGirlfriend to 'Finding Dory': The Online Push for LGBT Characters in Animated Movies <img src="" /><br/>"It's going to get harder and harder to ignore this drumbeat," says GLAAD's Sarah Kate Ellis about the recent Internet-backed call for LGBT representation in animated films.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Movies Movies USA THR Online GLAAD Frozen Finding Dory Tue, 31 May 2016 16:29:30 +0000 Mia Galuppo 898354 at Disney, Paramount and Warners Flunk GLAAD's LGBT Report Card <img src="" /><br/>In its annual study of LGBT representation on film, the advocacy group calls on Disney to include gay characters in the 'Star Wars' universe and cites two Kevin Hart comedies as particularly offensive.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Movies Movies USA THR Online GLAAD Kevin Hart Paramount Walt Disney Pictures Warner Bros. Star Wars Politics Mon, 02 May 2016 10:00:00 +0000 Gregg Kilday 889300 at 'Nashville' Actor, CMT, GLAAD Respond to Tennessee Gov. Signing Anti-LGBT Counseling Bill <img src="" /><br/>"I'm disappointed that the voices of so many Tennesseans — including my own — were not heard."<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture Television Music Culture USA THR Online CMT GLAAD Viacom Nashville LGBT Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:27:20 +0000 Lorena O'Neil 888445 at Viacom, Netflix Criticize Anti-Gay Laws as North Carolina's Governor Attempts Damage Control <img src="" /><br/>Gov. Pat McCrory has issued an executive order in response to boycotts from businesses like Paypal over controversial House Bill 2.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Business Business USA THR Online GLAAD Michael Moore Netflix Viacom Tue, 12 Apr 2016 20:58:04 +0000 Gregg Kilday 883241 at GLAAD Asks Music Industry to Speak Out Against Tennessee's Anti-Gay Bills <img src="" /><br/>"This kind of unnecessary discrimination has no place in this city or the state of Tennessee," says 'Nashville's' Chris Carmack.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Television Music Culture USA THR Online GLAAD Miley Cyrus Nashville LGBT Politics Mon, 11 Apr 2016 16:55:43 +0000 Lorena O'Neil 882527 at Ruby Rose to Be Honored With GLAAD Award <img src="" /><br/>The 'Orange Is the New Black' actress will receive the watchdog group's Stephen F. Kolzak Award.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Awards Television USA THR Online GLAAD Ruby Rose Wed, 09 Mar 2016 14:00:00 +0000 THR Staff 873513 at GLAAD to Present Demi Lovato With Vanguard Award <img src="" /><br/>It is given to media professionals who have made a difference in promoting equality and acceptance.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Awards Music USA THR Online Demi Lovato GLAAD Thu, 03 Mar 2016 14:00:00 +0000 Lesley Goldberg 872241 at GLAAD Media Awards: The Winners List <img src="" /><br/>Ruby Rose, Demi Lovato and Lilly Wachowski accepted awards at the event Saturday.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Awards Movies Television Awards USA THR Online GLAAD GLAAD Media Awards Fri, 19 Feb 2016 00:41:04 +0000 THR Staff 867481 at Too Few Transgender Characters on TV, Racial Diversity Increasing, GLAAD Study Finds <img src="" /><br/>Streaming services like Netflix and Amazon boost the total number of LGBT characters, while broadcast TV now has the highest number of African American characters ever counted by the organization.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Live Feed Live Feed Television Television THR Online GLAAD Tue, 27 Oct 2015 10:00:00 +0000 Bryn Elise Sandberg 834776 at GLAAD Gives Fox First "Excellent" Grade For TV Network <img src="" /><br/>Hits like 'Empire' and 'Glee' have earned the net top marks alongside ABC Family for inclusiveness from the LGBT advocacy group. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Television Television USA THR Online CBS GLAAD NBC The CW Empire Glee Pretty Little Liars Thu, 03 Sep 2015 15:03:24 +0000 Etan Vlessing 820041 at 'I Am Cait': Using Her Voice to Help Bring Acceptance for Trans People (Guest Column) <img src="" /><br/>GLAAD's director of programs for transgender media writes for THR about the importance of the new E! docuseries.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Live Feed Television Television THR Online Caitlyn Jenner GLAAD I Am Cait LGBT Sun, 26 Jul 2015 17:00:00 +0000 Nick Adams 810931 at GLAAD Media Awards Honors Kelly Ripa, Thomas Roberts, Sports Illustrated <img src="" /><br/>Laverne Cox, Jonathan Groff, Jeffrey Tambor, Judith Light, Ty Herndon and more chart the do's and don'ts of LGBT media coverage: "Our stories are valuable, and covering them responsibly can save lives." <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Awards Awards Business USA THR Online GLAAD Jeffrey Tambor Kelly Ripa Laverne Cox About Town LGBT Red Carpet Sun, 10 May 2015 03:27:10 +0000 Ashley Lee 794667 at GLAAD President and CEO on How Hollywood Movies Treat Gays: "A Bleak Picture" (Guest Column) <img src="" /><br/>"Hollywood's major studios seem to be operating in a time warp," says the advocacy group's Sarah Kate Ellis.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Movies Movies USA THR Online GLAAD Exodus: Gods and Kings Get Hard Horrible Bosses 2 How to Train Your Dragon 2 The Expendables 2 Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 Sarah Kate Ellis 788919 at GLAAD Gives Failing Grades to Sony and Disney for Gays in Film <img src="" /><br/>In its third annual survey of LGBT representation in Hollywood movies, the advocacy group reports that 17.5 percent of studio releases featured gay characters — although many of them make only fleeting appearances.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Movies Movies USA THR Online GLAAD Jennifer Aniston Melissa McCarthy Horrible Bosses 2 Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 Gregg Kilday 788918 at