Posts by Megan Townsend, GLAAD's Entertainment Media Strategist

SAG-AFTRA survey finds that out LGBT actors continue to face bias when looking for work

Today SAG-AFTRA released the results of a survey finding that out lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender actors continue to face anti-LGBT bias when looking for work. The survey was conducted by UCLA's Williams Institute and SAG-AFTRA with responses from 5,700 union actors, with about 15% of respondents identifying as LGBT.

The Root's 2013 list of top black influencers "The Root 100" features trans advocate Dr. Kortney Ryan Ziegler, out actor Billy Porter and advocates Danielle Moodie-Mills and former GLAAD staff member Rashad Robinson

The Root, the "premiere news, opinion and culture site for African-American influencers," today released their annual ranking "The Root 100" honoring the most influential black leaders in 2013. This year's list includes trans advocate, writer and filmmaker Dr. Kortney Ryan Ziegler, out Broadway star Billy Porter and LGBT advocates Danielle Moodie-Mills and former GLAAD staff member Rashad Robinson.

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