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Blizzard President Apologizes Following Convention Incident

October 28, 2011
Many LGBT gamers felt suddenly unwelcome following the screening of an expletive and anti-gay slur filled video at the closing show of the annual BlizzCon convention last weekend. Following a week of fan and user outcry, the company's own president has stepped up to take responsibility and offer an apology.Read More

 
October 28, 2011

The GLAAD Wrap: More Chaz Coming, Conan to Marry Gay Staffer On-Air, and a New Alice Walker Doc

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.

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October 28, 2011

What to Watch This Weekend: October 28-30

Tonight catch all new episodes of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Say Yes to the Dress, and a showing of Valentine's Day. Tomorrow look out for the GLAAD Media Award nominated film Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, and on Sunday all new episodes of The Good Wife, Desperate Housewives, Boardwalk Empire, and Hung.

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Colorlines.com Celebrates Accepting Families in Oregon's Communities of Color

In their “Celebrate Love” column, Colorlines.com, a daily news site on racial justice issues, spotlighted LGBT families of color in Oregon.

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October 27, 2011

New Nielsen Report Reveals Higher Ratings Average for LGBT-Inclusive Programs Last Season

The Nielsen Company is regarded as the world's most trusted source of television ratings statistics, and in a new report utilizing GLAAD's own work in television, they've turned their attention towards how LGBT inclusive programming stacks up in terms of both viewership and ad dollars. Some of the findings come as a pleasant surprise.

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October 27, 2011

Talking About Series: Talking About LGBT Equality with Latinos & Hispanics

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) and the Movement Advancement Project (MAP), along with contributing editors Bendixen & Amandi, Freedom to Marry, and the Gill Foundation, have co-authored another installment in the Talking About series.Read More