This year, many parents spoke out in the media in support of their LGBT children. Often, these powerful messages are not heard widely enough, and while there is still much work to do toward family acceptance, there are many parents who embrace their children regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
GLAAD's video series, GLAAD: All Access, features interviews with newsmakers, hit-makers, and people making a difference. This week, host Claire Pires sat down with Matthew Warchus, the director of Pride, to talk about the Golden Globe-nominated film.
This year saw many famous faces coming out, including several in unexpected areas like sports and country music. Check out 11 celebrities who came out this year and influenced the national conversation on LGBT acceptance.
A handful of characters caught the eye of viewers and critics alike by telling stories rarely or never told before, here are some of the (mostly) new LGBT characters in 2014 that stood out from the crowd in film, documentary, TV comedy, TV drama, video games and comics.