Tag Archives: Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation

Madonna presented the GLAAD Vito Russo Award to Anderson Cooper

Tonight, Madonna took the stage at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards to present the Vito Russo Award to advocate, award-winning journalist, author and talk show host Anderson Cooper. The Vito Russo Award is presented to an openly LGBT media professional who has made a significant difference in promoting equality. Madonna[...]

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,[...]

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[...]

“Glee” star Naya Rivera hosting GLAAD Media Awards

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It’s been revealed that “Glee” star Naya Rivera will host the 22nd annual GLAAD Media Awards, which will be held in San Francisco on Saturday, May 14. During the ceremony, “Sex and the City” star Kim Cattrall will receive the Golden Gate Award. “Kim Cattrall has not only grown[...]

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[...]

‘The Today Show’ to allow same-sex couples in wedding contest

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: This is an outstanding example of why it’s so important for LGBT people and their straight allies to speak out against inequality at every turn: NBC’s Today Show said earlier today that it will open up its wedding contest to same-sex couples after initially not allowing[...]

GLAAD speaks out against ‘The Today Show’ wedding contest

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Personally, I think getting married on a television show is really tacky. But I do think gay couples should have the opportunity to be as tacky as the straight couples who are vying to have The Today Show pay for and broadcast their wedding ceremony. But the show hosted[...]

Drew Barrymore, Wanda Sykes, “Glee,” and “A Single Man” honored: 2010 GLAAD Awards

By Greg Hernandez Love, love, love Drew Barrymore and it was wonderful to see her honored at last night’s GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles. Drew has been a lifelong friend of the LGBT community and shown her devotion with dramatic appearances at anti-Prop 8 rallies in recent years. GLAAD’s prestigious[...]

Adam Lambert dazzles at GLAAD Media Awards

By Greg Hernandez Adam Lambert dazzles at GLAAD Media Awards at the Century Plaza Hotel on Saturday night. Adam closed the show by performing two songs. He was introduced by Judas Priest lead singer Rob Halford who said: “Thank God for Adam Lambert, we need someone like him in the community.” After[...]