Posts by Matt Kane

Google Changes Doodle In Honor of Keith Haring's Birthday

May 4, 2012

In recognition of Keith Haring’s birthday, Google changed its homepage graphic to one made from the artist’s iconic figures.

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May 3, 2012

Anna Paquin Counters Biphobia in New Statements

In an interview with with Zooey magazine, 29 year-old actress Anna Paquin discussed the ignorance that still exists regarding the bisexual community, and made some admirably definitive statements on the subject.Read More

April 30, 2012

Comic Strip Funky Winkerbean Kicks Off New Storyline About Gay Students Attending Prom

Long-running daily comic strip Funky Winkerbean kicked off a new storyline this week, which will focus on the high school hubbub that erupts after a teenage gay couple says they want to attend prom together.

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April 27, 2012

The GLAAD Wrap: Broken Tower and Bernie, Post-DADT on Army Wives, and CW's LA Complex

Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.Read More

April 25, 2012

New Categories on Hulu and Youtube Movies Expand Access to LGBT Cinema

This week, online content providers Hulu and Youtube Movies added an LGBT category to their genre options, which came about from their newly established release agreements with LGBT film distributor Wolfe Video. Read More

April 18, 2012

Glee Introduces Its First Transgender Character

Glee raised the bar for diversity on network television again last night, when it introduced a new character named Unique, a transgender African American student and performer in rival glee club Vocal Adrenaline.Read More

April 5, 2012

MPAA Changes Bully Rating to PG-13, Film Can be Screened in Schools

Following its initial theatrical release as an unrated feature, the documentary Bully has been given a rating of PG-13 from the Motion Picture Association of America, which will allow children under 17 to buy a ticket without parental permission and for the film to be screened in schools as an educational tool.

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April 3, 2012

Jenna Talackova Calls for a More Inclusive Miss Universe Competition

Following the announcement that the Miss Universe Organization would allow transgender contestant Jenna Talackova to compete, and that GLAAD would be working with Miss Universe to open the pageant up to the trans community, Talackova says she wants pageant owner Donald Trump to make sure “no one else has to suffer the discrimination I have had to endure.”

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