Posts by Megan Townsend, GLAAD's Senior Strategist, Entertainment Media

Nintendo releases new statement, promises to make future Tomodachi Life games "more inclusive and better represent all players"

Nintendo, publisher of upcoming game Tomodachi Life, released a new statement today promising to make any future games in the series inclusive of same-sex relationships. "We will strive to design a game-play experience from the ground up that is more inclusive, and better represents all players," they said.Read More

Paul Masvidal and Sean Reinert, members of the metal rock band Cynic, come out as gay

Paul Masvidal and Sean Reinart of the metal rock band Cynic came out in a piece published in the LA Times yesterday.

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What to Watch Weekend 5/9-11: 'In The Flesh' season premiere; Jane defends trans student on new 'Drop Dead Diva'

This weekend catch all new episodes of Orphan Black, In The Flesh, Say Yes to the Dress, The Good Wife, Mr. Selfridge, Game of Thrones, Drop Dead Diva and Revenge.Read More


CNBC reports hotel losses of $1.5 million as boycott of Dorchester Collection hotels continue

CNBC reports Sultan of Brunei-owned Dorchester Collection hotel losses amount to at least $1.5 million as boycotts continue.

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VIDEO: Candis Cayne accepts at #GLAADAwards, talks "parts that you can really sink your teeth into" for trans actors

Raul Castillo and Frankie Alvarez, from "Looking," presented trans actress Candis Cayne and Executive Producer John Polson with the award for Outstanding Individual Episode at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York on Saturday for the episode "Snow Angels" on CBS' Sherlock drama "Elementary."

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VIDEO: Robin Weigert, Stacie Passon accept Outstanding Film - Limited Release for 'Concussion' at #GLAADAwards, presented by Emmy Rossum

"Shameless" star Emmy Rossum presented "Concussion" director Stacie Passon and the film's star Robin Weigert with the award for Outstanding Film – Limited Release at Saturday's 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York at the legendary Waldorf Astoria.

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HGTV will not move forward on "Flip It Forward" reality series from anti-LGBT activists David and Jason Benham

HGTV announced today they will not move forward with the reality series Flip It Forward starring virulent anti-LGBT activist David Benham and his twin brother Jason.

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