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Kelly Ripa Warns Against LGBT Discrimination Under Different Names

Kelly Ripa Warns Against LGBT Discrimination Under Different Names

By Mike Tuttle May 10, 2015

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. …

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 …

Lady Gaga, Elton John Top List of GLAAD Nominations 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 …

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

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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 …

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 on Social Media to Take a Stand Against Bullying 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 …

Facebook Continues LGBT Support With Spirit Day Promotion 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. …

Rupert Everett “Can’t Think Of Anything Worse” Than Two Gay Dads Rupert Everett “Can’t Think Of Anything Worse” Than Two Gay Dads

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 Gives Facebook’s Pro-Gay Message At GLAAD Media Awards Sheryl Sandberg Gives Facebook’s Pro-Gay Message At GLAAD Media 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 Award For Support Of LGBT Community Facebook Honored With GLAAD Award For Support Of LGBT Community

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 …

Jenna Talackova: The Transgender Model Will Be Allowed to Compete After All
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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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