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

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

By Kimberly Ripley March 24, 2015

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 …

GLAAD Responds To A&E’s Phil Robertson Decision GLAAD Responds To A&E’s Phil Robertson Decision

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“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 …

Phil Robertson Under Fire for Anti-Gay Comments Phil Robertson Under Fire for Anti-Gay Comments

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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 …

Spirit Day: Go Purple, Take a Stand Against Bullying Spirit Day: Go Purple, 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 …

Facebook Continues to Support LGBT Youth Facebook Continues to Support LGBT Youth

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. …

Rupert Everett In Hot Water Over Gay Dads Remark Rupert Everett In Hot Water Over Gay Dads Remark

Openly gay actor Rupert Everett recently said that he “can’t think of anything worse” than having two gay dads, a comment which has shocked and angered the gay community. Speaking about his mother’s desire for him to marry a woman …

Facebook Gives Same-Sex Couples New Marriage Icons Facebook Gives Same-Sex Couples New Marriage Icons
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For a while, Facebook has had mechanisms in place to recognize same-sex couples and their relationships. Early last year, you may recall that Facebook added two new relationship statuses to the available list – “In a civil union” and “In …

Sheryl Sandberg's Pro-Gay Message At GLAAD Awards Sheryl Sandberg's Pro-Gay Message At GLAAD Awards

Between anti-bullying campaigns, inclusive options for LGBT users, and the creation of educational support networks, Facebook is one of the most pro-gay public companies around. Over the weekend, they were honored by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) …

Facebook Honored With GLAAD Media Award Facebook Honored With GLAAD Media Award

Tomorrow night in San Francisco, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation will hold its 23rd annual GLAAD Media Awards to honor “the most outstanding images of the LGBT community in the media.” And that ceremony will provide us with …

Hulu Announces New Gay and Lesbian Genre Category Hulu Announces New Gay and Lesbian Genre Category

Streaming video platform Hulu has just announced the inclusion of 4 new shows to its lineup of original content, and now the company has unveiled its new Gay and Lesbian genre category. Hulu presently offers GLAAD-recognized, award-winning titles like Paris …

Miss Universe Pageant To Include Transgendered Woman

After more than two weeks of discussions, GLAAD and the Miss Universe Organization announced on Tuesday that transgender woman Jenna Talackova will now be allowed to compete for the crown in its beauty competitions. The changing of the rules was …

Miss Universe Canada Pageant Will Include Jenna
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We reported to you earlier that Jenna Talackova was born a man but started receiving hormone therapy as a teen and had gender reassignment surgery at 19 making her a woman. Jenna wanted to showcase her beauty and decided to …

Did Twitter Cost Brüno Millions?
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Early Friday morning it looked like Sacha Baron Cohen had done it again with his new film Brüno. With post-midnight ticket sales in the neighborhood of $1.6 million some Hollywood insiders were predicting around $50 million for the opening weekend.

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