Posts by Matt Kane, Director of Entertainment Media at GLAAD

Edge Premieres New 'Coming Out for Equality' PSA and Interview Featuring Kristen Johnston

GLAAD officially launched the Brett Ratner-directed "Coming Out for Equality" PSA series today, with a spot and interview featuring actress Kristen Johnston making its premiere on Edge on the Net.com. Visit glaad.org/ally to join the #AllyNetwork and take action for LGBT equality, and watch featured PSAs.

'Batgirl' Comic Introduces Transgender Character

When it was first announced in 2011 that DC Comics would be relaunching its entire line, writer Gail Simone told GLAAD that she planned to feature LGBT characters in the new books she was heading, including what would be "a first for mainstream comics." With the new issue of her ongoing hit series Batgirl, Simone made good on her word by revealing that Barbara Gordon's roommate Alysia is transgender.

GLAAD Speaks with Roger Ross Williams About His New Sundance Film 'God Loves Uganda'

One of the standout documentaries at Sundance this year is the new film God Loves Uganda, which examines the relationship between American evangelical missionaries and the increasingly anti-gay Ugandan religious and political establishments. Academy Award-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams tells GLAAD about the challenges he faced in capturing the story, and why it's so important to tell.

Lost Girl Producers Release Statement Following Outrage Over Offensive Scene

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.

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