Tag Archives: GLAAD Media Awards

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,[...]

Meryl Streep, “Weekend,” “Modern Family” win big at Gay and Lesbian awards

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association today announced their top choices for the best in film and television of 2011. The group’s Dorian Award winners this time include two big victories for the bold gay romance “Weekend” (for Film of the Year as well as LGBT Film[...]

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[...]

Tracy Morgan to help GLAAD with anti-bullying campaign

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Tracy Morgan continues to atone for anti-gay remarks made during a recent comedy performance in Nashville, Tennessee. The “30 Rock” star spoke with GLAAD representatives to apologize and speak out in support of such issues as LGBT people and marriage equality. He also condemned anti-LGBT bullying, according[...]

“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[...]

“Glee,” “Modern Family” split GLAAD award Sunday night

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It was a tie Sunday night at the GLAAD Awards, as “Glee” and “Modern Family” both accepted the prize for outstanding comedy prize. Chris Colfer and Mike O’Malley of “Glee” accepted the award with “Modern Family’s” Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Julie Bowen and Ariel Winter at the 22nd Annual[...]

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[...]

Vince Vaughn’s ‘The Dilemma’ criticized by GLAAD

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Universal Pictures has agreed to change its offensive trailer for the upcoming comedy “The Dilemma” starring Vince Vaughn and Queen Latifah and directed by Oscar winner Ron Howard. Anderson Cooper complained a few times in his CNN show about it then got a lot of attention when he[...]
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