Tag Archives: Homophobia

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[...]

Madonna thanks Anti-Semites at end of panned film

HollywoodNews.com: Madonna, ever clueless and ridiculous, thanks noted anti-Semite designer John “I love Hitler” Galliano and Hitler’s personal filmmaker, Leni Reifenstahl, at the end of her new film. This, according to Variety reviewer Leslie Felperin, from the Venice Film Festival. The film, “W.E.” is panned not only by Variety today,[...]

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[...]

Donald Trump is a “good guy,” says ‘Survivor’s’ Richard Hatch

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Richard Hatch will always have a place in television history as the first winner of ‘Survivor.’ The fact that he traipsed around the island naked at times was besides the point I suppose as was the fact that he is gay. He was just damned clever in winning[...]

Elton John’s concert raises $3 million to battle Prop. 8

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Elton John gave a private concert last night in Beverly Hills and it wasn’t for Rush Limbaugh! (Still can’t seem to be able to wrap my head around that one, sorry. But onward!) The music icon and new dad performed a 16-song concert at Ron Burkle’s estate which[...]

‘Glee’s’ Mike O’Malley discusses everything “Glee”

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Well everyone, tonight’s the night: the return of “Glee!” To get you in the mood (as if you were not already), here is part of an interview Out.com has done with actor Mike O’Malley who plays the loving father of musical loving gay son Kurt (Chris Colfer). O’Malley, who[...]

Lady Gaga unveils what she calls “The Prime Rib of America”

HollywoodNews.com: Ever since Lady Gaga hit the MTV Video Music Award stage to accept the closing night’s award in her controversial “meat” dress, she has been one of the biggest activists for the openly gay men and women from the Armed Forces, and even brought along a few of them[...]

Same-sex marriages can resume in California

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: How can anyone who believes in love be anything but overjoyed by this news: US District Judge Vaughn Walker today lifted the temporary stay in the Prop. 8. case, paving the way for same-sex couples to begin marrying as of August 18. Couples had already begun lining up[...]

‘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[...]

‘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[...]