"The Sisters Brothers" spins a unique Western yarn                "Colette" is another period piece showcase for Kiera Knightley                John C. Reilly looks like a late breaking Academy Award player in the Trailer for "Stan & Ollie"                Brie Larson saves the day in the First Trailer for "Captain Marvel"                The Toronto International Film Festival boosts "Green Book" with its Top Prize                Updated Academy Award predictions for early September                "White Boy Rick" is a compelling character study and period piece                Taking a look at potential Best Supporting Actress contenders                Shane Black gives "The Predator" his signature clever spin                Venice Film Festival award winners include "The Favourite" and "Roma"                Taking a look at potential Best Supporting Actor contenders                Watch out for Ben Foster in Best Supporting Actor for "Leave No Trace"                "The Favourite" releases a new Trailer to build off of its positive festival buzz                "All About Nina" and "Fahrenheit 11/9": Films to look forward to in September                Trailer for "The Front Runner" and Buzz from Telluride suggest another Oscar player for Jason Reitman        

Tag Archives: LGBT rights organizations

A look at LGBT coverage and careers in journalism

NLGJA-LA and the Los Angeles Press Club present: Out in the Newsroom: A look at LGBT coverage and careers in journalism. A panel of openly gay journalists will share experiences and advice on being out in journalism today. What are the pros and cons of being out to your superiors,[...]

Presence of LGBT characters grows on cable but declines on networks

HollywoodNews.com: GLAAD released the 16th Annual Where We Are on TV report earlier today and the results are mixed when it comes to LGBT visibility on television. After a significant increase last year, the number of regular lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendee characters on broadcast networks experienced a decrease while the[...]

ABC Family gets “Excellent” rating in LGBT representation

HollywoodNews.com: The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation today released its fifth annual Network Responsibility Index, a report that maps the quantity, quality and diversity of images of LGBT people on television. Primetime programming on the five broadcast networks was evaluated as well as original primetime programming on 10 major[...]

Adam Lambert will be honored next month at Equality Awards in LA

HollywoodNews.com: Equality California has just announced that it will honor singer and songwriter Adam Lambert and Facebook at this year’s annual Los Angeles Equality Awards on August 13 at The Beverly Hilton. “We’re thrilled to honor Adam Lambert and Facebook whose work has been a catalyst for social change and lesbian,[...]

Lady Gaga to donate country proceeds to charity

HollywoodNews.com: Lady Gaga recently revealed a country version of “Born This Way” and now part of the proceeds will be going to an important charity for her. A portion of the money made off the song will reportedly go to the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), states MTV. The[...]

GLAAD honoring Ricky Martin and Kristin Chenoweth

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: If you forget about the year when Jennifer Aniston was inexplicably honored, the GLAAD Media Awards usually get it right when it comes time to celebrating the LGBT community and its allies. The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) today announced it will honor Grammy Award-winning singer[...]

“Glee,” Oprah, “Kids” nominated by GLAAD

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “Glee” led the television side and “The Kids Are All Right” heavily represented the film community when the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, or GLAAD, revealed the nominations for its 22nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards this morning. “By recognizing and honoring media for outstanding images of[...]

“Modern Family” honored with Respect Award by GLSEN

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) presented the stars of ABC’s “Modern Family” with the Respect Award for embracing diversity on the Emmy-winning sitcom. Jesse Tyler Ferguson, who plays Mitchell and is openly gay,was among the show’s stars who were on hand Friday night in Beverly[...]

‘Modern Family’ to be honored at GLSEN’s Respect Awards

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: It’s just been announced that the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) will honor ABC’s Modern Family at the Respect Awards in Los Angeles on Oct. 8. The breakout comedy recently received 15 Emmy nominations and is being recognized for portraying positive images and storylines that reflect[...]

Tribeca Film Festival to screen “Ticked Off Trannies with Knives” despite opposition from GLAAD

BY GREG HERNANDEZ The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation is getting some criticism for asking the Tribeca Film Festival to remove the film Ticked off Trannies With Knives from its schedule. GLAAD, as I shared in yesterday’s post, says the film, its title and its marketing misrepresent the lives of[...]