Study Finds More LGBTQ Characters Appearing In TV ShowsTelevision shows are including more LGBTQ characters, but there is a need for richer, more complex stories about them, according to media advocacy group GLAAD.
A Mix Of Pride And Anger At LGBT Rights Marches Across USSupporters of LGBT rights marched and rallied in the nation's capital and dozens of other U.S. cities on Sunday.
GLAAD Reports Slim Increase In LGBTQ Film CharactersThe advocacy group GLAAD said that the representation of LGBTQ characters in major Hollywood films increased nearly 1 percent in 2016, but that many of the portrayals were not positive.
'Survivor' Contestant Outs Fellow Competitor As Transgender"Survivor" contestant Zeke Smith was outed as transgender by fellow competitor Jeff Varner on Wednesday night's episode of the CBS reality competition.
Films Dip, Comics Rise In GLAAD Award Gay Content"Moonlight" and "Star Trek Beyond" were the only major films found worthy of GLAAD Media Awards nominations, the fewest nods for gay-inclusive movies since 2003. The group called the outcome disappointing.
Report: Gay Characters Hit Record High On Network TVA record number of gay characters are featured on broadcast series, but small-screen shows overall can be deadly for the female ones, according to a study.
Music Stars Unite For Orlando Victims Tribute SongGLAAD and Interscope Records have joined forces to release a song featuring Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez and Mary J. Blige in tribute to the victims of last month's massacre in Orlando.
2nd Wachowski Sibling Comes Out As TransgenderFour years after "The Matrix" filmmaker Lana Wachowski revealed that she was transgender, her sibling and filmmaking partner, formerly known as Andy Wachowski, has also come out as transgender.
Web Filter Lifts Block On Gay Rights SitesA popular online safe-search filter is ending its practice of blocking links to mainstream gay and lesbian advocacy groups for users hoping to avoid obscene sites.
GLAAD Says Movies Trail TV In LGBT RolesWe may be seeing more prominent gay and lesbian characters on TV shows, but the movie industry lags well behind the small screen, an advocacy group reports.
Madonna Urges Boy Scouts To Lift Ban On GaysWearing a replica of one of the organization's uniforms, pop singer Madonna called on the Boy Scouts to lift its ban on gays. "I think they should change their stupid rules," she said.
Jepsen Drops Boy Scouts Event Over Gay RightsCarly Rae Jepsen is canceling her performance at the national Boy Scouts of America Jamboree because of the organization's exclusion of gays.

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