All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘GLAAD’

Kelly Ripa Warns Against LGBT Discrimination Under Different Names

Kelly Ripa was given a GLAAD Award for Excellence in Media recently. GLAAD president Sarah Kate Ellis said of Kelly Ripa: “For over a decade, Kelly Ripa has greeted millions of viewers with messages of acceptance and inclusion,” she said. “By sharing inclusive stories with her audience and loudly voicing support for her LGBT friends and fans, Kelly is helping …

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Kelly Ripa to Receive GLAAD’s Excellence in Media Award, Anderson Cooper to Present It

Kelly Ripa will receive the Excellence in Media Award at the upcoming GLAAD Media Awards in New York City. Her good friend Anderson Cooper will present the award to the Live! With Kelly and Michael star. Ripa learned this exciting news on Monday. “For over a decade, Kelly Ripa has greeted millions of viewers with messages of acceptance and inclusion,” …

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Kelly Ripa to Be Honored By GLAAD, Will Accept Award From Anderson Cooper

Kelly Ripa will be honored with the Excellence in Media Award at the upcoming GLAAD Media Awards in New York City, revealed E! News exclusively on Monday. Kelly Ripa, who garnered the Best Entertainment Talk Show Host with cohost Michael Strahan at the Daytime Emmys on Sunday, will be honored for her support of the LGBT community. Kelly will receive …

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Portia de Rossi, Ellen DeGeneres Join Elton John Boycott of Dolce & Gabbana

Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres have joined Elton John in his recent boycott of Dolce & Gabbana. Dolce & Gabbana founders Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana called children conceived via artificial insemination ‘synthetic’ babies, and have been the subject of much outrage ever since. DeGeneres called the remark ‘ignorant.’ Both she and Portia de Rossi spoke with E! News …

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‘My Husband’s Not Gay': TLC’s New Show Sparks Fear And Controversy In LGBT Community

TLC’s upcoming special, My Husband’s not Gay, is already causing controversy even before it airs. The program, which features four Mormon men from Salt Lake who are attracted to men but don’t identify as gay, has drawn the ire of GLAAD and the rest of the LGBT community. GLAAD president, Sarah Kate Ellis, said that the show is potentially dangerous. …

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Jennifer Lopez Among 2014 GLAAD Honorees

Jennifer Lopez was honored at the 2014 GLAAD Awards this weekend at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. The 25th annual Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation Media Awards was dubbed ‘GLAAD 2.0′ by CEO Kate Ellis. “It’s a whole new world for us,” she said. Ellen Page made her first public remarks since coming out while she presented the …

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Lady Gaga, Elton John Top List of GLAAD Nominations

Lady Gaga and Elton John are just two of the the nominees for GLAAD Awards for this year. The 25th annual GLAAD Media Awards ceremonies will take place on April 12th in Los Angeles and on May 3rd in New York City. Gaga, whose real name is Stefani Germanotta, and Elton John were nominated in the Outstanding Musical Artist Award …

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GLAAD is Not Happy About A&E’s Duck Dynasty Decision

The folks at GLAAD are not pleased with A&E’s decision to lift Phil Robertson’s suspension from Duck Dynasty. The network suspended the head of the Robertson family “indefinitely” after he made remarks about homosexuality in a GQ interview that many perceived to be anti-gay. After a nine-day suspension, A&E announced on Friday that Robertson would be included in filming for …

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GLAAD Responds To A&E’s Phil Robertson Decision

“Phil Robertson should look African American and gay people in the eyes and hear about the hurtful impact of praising Jim Crow laws and comparing gay people to terrorists.” That’s what the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation said in response to A&E’s decision to bring Robertson back to the show “Duck Dynasty.” The story was first reported by ABC …

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Phil Robertson Under Fire for Anti-Gay Comments

Phil Robertson is used to sharing his honest opinion through A&E’s mega-hit reality television show, Duck Dynasty. The show continues to break records by maintaining an impressive amount of viewers. Robertson, the duck-hunter-turned-evangelist, recently spoke about homosexuality in an interview with GQ. “It seems like, to me, a vagina, as a man, would be more desirable than a man’s anus. …

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Spirit Day: Go Purple on Social Media to Take a Stand Against Bullying

If you see a bunch of purple profile pics, Timeline photos, and Twitter avatars today – don’t worry, everyone hasn’t uploaded a new photo from their iPhone 5 cameras. All that purple is for #SpiritDay, an anti-bullying awareness campaign first launched back in 2010. For the third time, October 19th serves as Spirit Day – a day where people add …

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Facebook Continues LGBT Support With Spirit Day Promotion

Facebook continues to be one of the most LGBT-friendly companies around, as they have once again thrown their support behind Spirit Day. The event, which falls on October 19th, was founded in 2010 by a high schooler named Brittany McMillan. On Spirit Day, supporters are asked to wear purple to speak out against bullying and to show their general allegiance …

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