Blogs by Matt Kane, Director of Entertainment Media at GLAAD
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Despite being one of the most inclusive science fiction programs on television, the SyFy series Lost Girl unfortunately hurt and offended many of its fans with its most recent season premiere this week, which featured a shapeshifting villain that gets her comeuppance in a scene that was disturbingly evocative of real life anti-transgender violence. Following complaints from viewers and outreach from GLAAD, the producers of Lost Girl have now released a statement in response.
In addition to a well-deserved nomination for the stirring documentary How to Survive a Plague, the only only LGBT-inclusive film to receive a substantial Oscar nomination this year was actually the animated family film, ParaNorman.
Out singer-songwriter Janis Ian, having just been nominated for a Grammy for the spoken word version of her 2008 autobiography, 'Society’s Child,' took a moment to answer a few of GLAAD's questions about coming out, her career, and what she’s planning next.
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.
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.