Grab the remote, set your DVR or queue up your streaming service of choice! GLAAD is bringing you the highlights in LGBTQ on TV this week.
The Entertainment Media Program monitors film, television, music, and related entertainment media to ensure inclusive, diverse and accurate portrayals of the LGBTQ community. When anti-LGBTQ content runs, GLAAD speaks out about why anti-LGBTQ attitudes and content have no place in the media and how that impacts real lives. The staff also works with TV and film studio executives, producers and writers to provide script consultations and to advocate for the inclusion of LGBTQ people at all levels in an effort to spark conversations about LGBTQ issues in living rooms and around water coolers.
GLAAD releases two annual reports: Where We Are on TV analyzes the overall diversity of primetime scripted series regulars on broadcast networks and looks at the number of LGBTQ characters on cable networks and streaming services, and the Studio Responsibility Index ranks the major Hollywood studios by the quantity, quality and content of LGBTQ representation in the films they produce. Additionally, in 2015, GLAAD debuted a video titled "Hollywood Must Do Better" that highlighted a slew of anti-LGBTQ moments in Hollywood films over the previous five years.
Recent Entertainment Media blog posts
'Moonlight,' 'This Is Everything,' Ellen DeGeneres and more pick up MTV Movie and TV Awards nominations
Moonlight scored three total nominations, including Best Kiss and Best American Story.
The GLAAD Wrap: George Takei's graphic novel, Ricky Martin joins 'American Crime Story,' new Beth Ditto music and more
Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBTQ-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.
Music icon Mary J. Blige presented the award to Moonlight story writer Tarell Alvin McCraney, star Trevante Rhodes, and producer Jeremy Kleiner.