After getting into hot water with GLAAD over comments made when a same-sex ballroom couple was featured in season five, Fox's So you Think You Can Dance takes another stab at featuring a same-sex pair tonight and the results are a significant improvement.During the season five audition rounds in May, head judge and producer Nigel Lythgoe gave harsh critique to same-sex ballroom couple Misha Belfer and Mitchell Kiber that focused more on their sexual orientations than on their talent. Additionally, the editing of the episode was problematic: Misha and Mitchell were shown leaving while James Brown was heard singing "This is a man's world, but it would be nothing without a woman or a girl." GLAAD issued a call to action after the episode aired and Lythgoe subsequently issued an apology. Balliamos Dance Studio in West Hollywood, CA and were just featured on Daniel Leary's "Mores for Gays" video blog for AfterElton.com this past Monday. EW.com reported this morning that openly gay director and choreographer Adam Shankman will be joining SYTYCD as a permanent judge beginning with the Top 20 performance show on October 27. GLAAD applauds So You Think You Can Dance and Fox for adding Shankman to the panel and for giving these openly gay dancers the respect and equal consideration they deserve. We look forward to following the show through its sixth season!