Last night, NBC's reality competition show America's Got Talent ended its final audition episode with a musical performance from an 84-year-old man singing an original song about not wanting to date a woman because she had "male genitalia," and which included lyrics like "there's always some failure, always some flaw." As the song's "joke" dawned on the audience and judges, they erupted in laughter and the contestant was unanimously voted onto the next round.
The lead writer of the highly anticipated, upcoming video game Dragon Age 3: Inquisition has revealed that one of the playable companions available in the game will also be the series' first established gay character.
GLAAD's Rich Ferraro recently spoke to NPR about ongoing changes in advertisements targeting LGBT people. Along with Robert Klara, a staff writer at AdWeek, host Sonari Glinton focused on the shift in brands that now include LGBT images in their ads.
Yesterday, Orange is the New Black star, Laverne Cox, served as a Grand Marshal in New York City's 2014 Pride Parade, marking the 45th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, along with the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s Executive Director, Rea Carey, and “Frozen” star, Jonathan Groff.
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver focused on how far the United States has come in terms of LGBT equality, especially compared to other countries like Uganda. Oliver briefly discussed some of the anti-gay laws in Uganda, and then welcomed Pepe Onziema, a transgender Ugandan human rights activist.