Posts by Jeremy Hooper, Special Projects Consultant

NBC News holds Scott Lively accountable

Major kudos to NBC News, which is running an extensive report on one of the worst subjects we track in GLAAD's Commentator Accountability Project: Scott Lively.

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19 Kids & One Major Disservice to LGBT Viewers

Tonight on the TLC network, another season of 19 Kids & Counting will makes its debut. But it's planning to overlook the fact that the Duggar's eldest son is working for one of the one of the nation's single most hostile organizations when it comes to LGBT people.

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But here's the thing, Glenn Beck...

Glenn Beck wants to move past issues that divide us. So why does his show regularly feature guests who divide us?

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The new 'Crossfire': Three who are pro-equality vs. one who is Newt

When CNN relaunches Crossfire this afternoon, the new setup will basically mirror the old: Two pundits "from the left" versus two pundits "from the right." However, when it comes to LGBT equality, this new table will be three-on-one in favor of full LGBT equality.

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Naming the new, decidedly anti-gay Scouts

Tonight, the group that is working to create an explicitly anti-gay version of the Boy Scouts unveils its new moniker. Let's think of some fun possibilities.

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Cardinal George as Commentator

When a faith leader like Chicago's Cardinal George explicitly says that he is speaking more as a "rational thinker" than as a faith leader (“This is first of all a rational issue before it’s a faith issue"), one has to wonder where he falls on the scale of punditry

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Jim Daly: Failure to subscribe to our talking points = media bias

Focus on the Family president Jim Daly is among the voices trying to drum up outrage over the New Mexico photographer who, according to her state Supreme Court, must serve LGBT customers in a way that doesn't fly in the face of her state's nondiscrimination laws. To bouy his claims, Daly is relying on a popular place of attack for folks who operate from his point of view: the mainstream media.

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Teacher applies GLAAD CAP in exchange with Laurie Higgins. You can too!

A seemingly exhausted and exasperated public school teacher who had been going back and forth with Illinois activist Laurie Higgins did what more people should do. He instructed Ms. Higgins to examine her GLAAD Commentator Accountability Project profile.

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