Posts by Matt Kane

Rapper Azealia Banks Defends Use of "Fa**ot" on Twitter

January 5, 2013
In the midst of a twitter feud last night, rapper Azealia Banks called blogger Perez Hilton “a messy fa**ot” after a heated back and forth, and defended herself by saying she has a different definition of the word. Unfortunately her personal definition doesn't negate the damage the word causes.Read More

January 2, 2013

Star Wars: The Old Republic Announces Same-Sex Romances with NPCs will be Available Soon

In an open letter on the game’s website, Star Wars: The Old Republic Executive Producer Jeff Hickman has announced that long awaited same-sex romance options will soon be available to players soon via game updates coming this spring.

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January 2, 2013

GLAAD Remembers Photographer Brian Putnam

This holiday, many were saddened to learn of the death of Hollywood photographer Brian Putnam, who passed away just over a week ago.

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December 25, 2012

2012: Reviewing the Year in Gayming

As the video game medium continues to mature and diversify, so too has it become an increasingly progressive and LGBT-inclusive one with a growing influence on culture and increasingly mainstream audience. 2012 turned out to be quite an interesting year in regards to LGBT representation and video games, from the communities that exist around them, to the companies that produce them, and into games themselves.

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December 5, 2012

Docu-drama 'Codebreaker' Playing in Select Theaters Tomorrow, Dec 6

Screening in select cities tomorrow, Codebreaker sheds light on the incredible life and legacy of Alan Turing; a man criminalized for being gay who many also consider a father or modern computing.Read More

November 29, 2012

Director James Gunn Apologizes for Anti-Gay and Sexist Comments on Blog Post

Following outreach from GLAAD and outrage from LGBT community members, press, and allies on blogs and social media, James Gunn has released a statement of apology regarding a blog post from February of 2011, in which the Guardians of the Galaxy director made anti-gay and sexist comments about characters on a list called “The 50 Superheroes You Most Want to Have Sex With.”

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November 20, 2012

GLAAD Examines Ten Years of Transgender Images on Television; More than Half Were Negative or Defamatory

GLAAD's new study of transgender images on television in the past ten years revealed that nearly half of all catalogued episodes contained negative messages and stereotypes. Additionally, transgender characters were cast as victims or villains more often than not, while anti-trans language found to be present in at least half of all episodes.

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October 19, 2012

Watch: The Talk and CBS Stars Go Purple for #SpiritDay

The hosts of CBS’s The Talk donned their best purple duds for Spirit Day today, joining other CBS programs and stars in their support.Read More
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