In all likelihood, you're well aware that the situation regarding LGBT rights in Russia has reached a horrifying state. One organization that has fought back is Side By Side, an LGBT film festival in St. Petersburg. Since 2007, Side By Side (or Bok o Bok in Russian) has been working against all odds to bring LGBT cinema, education and community to Russians. And now they need your help.
A new documentary Web series seeks to shed light on the U.S. military's ban on openly transgender Americans serving in its ranks, by documenting the lives of several armed forces members who are serving in silence.
GLAAD released its first annual Studio Responsibility Index (SRI), a report that maps the quantity, quality and diversity of images of LGBT people in films released by six major motion picture studios during the 2012 calendar year. Those studios are 20th Century Fox, Paramount Pictures, Sony Columbia, Universal Pictures, The Walt Disney Studios and Warner Brothers.
This Wednesday, GLAAD will release its first annual Studio Responsibility Index (SRI) mapping the quantity, quality and diversity of LGBT people in films released by the six major motion pictures during the 2012 calendar year. Before we look back at the year that was, now is your chance to tell us who is your favorite LGBT film character of all time!