Posts by Matt Kane

Showtime stars tweet for #SpiritDay

October 17, 2013

Stars of Showtime's series have been taking a stand against bullying and sending messages of support to LGBT youth on Spirit Day. From Shameless to Nurse Jackie, cast members are tweeting anti-bullying messages to their fans.

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October 17, 2013

US Senators and elected officials go purple for #SpiritDay

United States Senators Richard Blumenthal and Bob Casey join the White House and other elected officials on social media by sending a message of support to LGBT youth for Spirit Day.Read More

October 17, 2013

Cast of CBS' Two and a Half Men don purple berets for #SpiritDay

The star of CBS' hit sitcom Two and a Half Men, Ashton Kutcher, tweeted an onset photo of himself and costars Amber Tamblyn and Jon Cryer wearing purple berets to celebrate Spirit Day and take a stand for LGBT youth. Read More

October 17, 2013

HBO turns purple for LGBT youth on #SpiritDay

HBO has turned its social media logos purple for the day, to support LGBT youth and take a stand against bullying.

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October 16, 2013

Logo TV going purple to support LGBT for #SpiritDay

Logo TV is the latest network to commit to going purple for Spirit Day on October 17, to take a stand against bullying and show support for LGBT youth.Read More

October 9, 2013

Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Trans*Woman? On Horror and Transfeminity

Autostraddle examines how the defamatory tradition of transgender women appearing in horror films continues with Insidious 2, and why the trope is dangerous for general audiences to accept and traumatizing for trans viewers to witness.

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August 29, 2013

Results: Your Favorite LGBT Film Characters, and who passed the Russo Test

With the release of GLAAD's first Studio Responsibility Index last week, we asked you to tell us who your all-time favorite LGBT film characters were. The hundreds of replies we received contained a wide and diverse range of answers which demonstrated two very important points: (a) these film characters make a profound and lasting impact on us, and (b) almost none of them come from movies made by the major Hollywood studios.

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August 1, 2013

Gaymer X - the first LGBT video game convention - taking place in San Francisco this weekend

This weekend, the highly anticipated Gaymer X convention will finally take place in San Francisco; just under a year since it made headlines for a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign that brought in nearly four times its original goal. Gaymer X will be the first LGBT gaming convention focused on queer gamer culture, and is being staged in SF's Japan Town district on August 3rd and 4th.

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