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

POLL: Who is your favorite LGBT film character of all time? Vote now!

This Wednesday, GLAAD will release its first annual Studio Responsibility Index (SRI) mapping the quantity, quality and diversity of LGBT people in films released by the six major motion pictures during the 2012 calendar year. Before we look back at the year that was, now is your chance to tell us who is your favorite LGBT film character of all time!

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Out NBA star Jason Collins reaches out to WWE Superstar Darren Young; other athletes tweet support

Darren Young, WWE Superstar, spoke out about being gay yesterday to TMZ while waiting for his luggage at LAX. This morning Young appeared on the Today show with Matt Lauer where we spoke about the positive reaction he has received, including advice from Jason Collins, who made history earlier this year as the first out gay active male pro athlete in one of America's major leagues.Read More

The GLAAD Wrap: A Glee stage musical, Lady Gaga's "Applause" and more!

Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.Read More

The Fosters, Glee, Pretty Little Liars, Ellen DeGeneres and more take home Teen Choice Awards surfboards!

Last night, teens honored their favorites in pop culture at the annual Teen Choice Awards on Fox, this year hosted by Glee's Darren Criss and Pretty Little Liars' Lucy Hale, and winners included many LGBT performers and storylines in entertainment.Read More

"Two and a Half Men" adds Amber Tamblyn as Charlie Harper's recurring bisexual daughter Jenny

The upcoming 11th season of CBS' Two and a Half Men will see Amber Tamblyn appearing in a recurring role as Jenny, the long-lost daughter of the now deceased Charlie Harper (Charlie Sheen). Series creator Chuck Lorre has confirmed to E! that Jenny is bisexual, saying, "The idea that she loves women seems to be something that just felt right."

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Celebs condemn Russia's anti-LGBT laws ahead of Sochi Winter Olympics

Celebrities including George Takei, Kerry Washington, Lady Gaga and Stephen Fry have spoken out against anti-LGBT laws like those in place in Russia as the Sochi Winter Olympics grow closer.

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson guest judges on "Project Runway" with a Tie the Knot challenge that inspires a designer to propose to his partner

Jesse Tyler Ferguson appears as the guest judge on this week's Project Runway and challenges the designers to create unique looks with Tie the Knot bowties. The challenge so inspires one of the designers that he proposes to his partner of 18 years during the runway judging ceremony.Read More

Ellen DeGeneres returns to host the Oscars; Zadan and Meron produce broadcast

Ellen DeGeneres announced this morning that she will be hosting the 86th Annual Academy Awards airing on March 2, 2014 on ABC. Craig Zadan and Neil Meron will produce the broadcast.Read More
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