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

GLAAD's Omar Sharif, Jr. named to World Pride Power List along with Ellen DeGeneres, Jason Collins, Chaz Bono and Adam Lambert

The 2013 World Pride Power List was unveiled today and GLAAD National Spokesperson Omar Sharif, Jr. was named to the prestigious list. This week Omar spoke with CBC News about Wednesday's landmark victory for equality as the Supreme Court struck down a key section of the so-called "Defense of Marriage Act" and restored marriage equality to California with the end of Prop. 8.

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Celebs tweet support for marriage equality, celebrate downfall of DOMA and Prop. 8

In a landmark victory for equality, the United States Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a key section of the so-called "Defense of Marriage Act" or DOMA and restored marriage equality in California. Celebrities took to Twitter this week to share their excitement and celebrate marriage equality.

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The OUT List premieres on HBO tonight featuring LGBT advocates and celebs Janet Mock, Neil Patrick Harris, Ellen DeGeneres and more!

The new documentary The OUT List premieres tonight and features several high profile LGBT individuals discussing coming out, building successful careers while out, and reflecting on the challenges still facing the LGBT community and the next steps for the movement.Read More

What to Watch Thursday 9/27: The OUT List premieres

Tonight catch the premiere of the documentary The OUT List, the season finales of Small Town Security and Tabatha Takes Over.Read More

INFOGRAPHIC: LGBT television characters and couples paving the way on the road to marriage equality

LGBT characters and couples have helped pave the way for culture change as Americans show a record high support of marriage equality. Take a look at the correlation between the increase of LGBT visibility in television with increases in national support for marriage equality. Read More

Celebs celebrate today's landmark victory for equality

In a landmark victory for equality, the United States Supreme Court today struck down the so-called 'Defense of Marriage Act' or DOMA, a law that prohibited the federal government from recognizing legally married same-sex couples. The court also restored marriage equality in California. Celebrities took to Twitter and Facebook this morning to share their excitement and celebrate marriage equality.

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Directors Guild of America elects first African American and first out gay president

Emmy-winning director Paris Barclay has been elected president of the Directors Guild of America, the DGA announced on Saturday. Barclay is the DGA's first out gay president, as well as the group's first African American president.

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