While LGBT characters are nothing new in U.S. Spanish-language television, this week Univision made history when it aired its first wedding between a gay couple in novela "Amores Verdaderos," or "True Love."
This summer, as LGBT Pride celebrations began with themes of equality, inclusiveness and empowerment, some major corporations were joining in on the events by reaching out to the gay community in a number of advertising campaigns through mainstream routes.
The 2013 Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival wrapped up yesterday and awards were handed out to some of the best new LGBT films. Among the recipients was Bridegroom, the story of discrimination faced by Shane Bitney Crone in the wake of his partner's death. The film received the Audience Award for Outstanding Documentary Feature Film.
During the much-anticipated Q&A session Saturday, a fan asked the producers of both “Once Upon A Time” and “Once Upon A Time in Wonderland” about the possibility of a gay character on one of the series.
Liz Carmouche made history this past February when she became the first openly gay fighter and one of the first two female fighters in the history of the UFC. GLAAD spoke with Carmouche as she prepares to take on Jessica Andrade this weekend in her first match since UFC 157.