Last week, retail giant J.C. Penney announced a new partnership with America's favorite talk-show host, Ellen DeGeneres. Now, however, the anti-gay group "One Million Moms" – a project of the designated hate group, American Family Association– has launched a campaign demanding that the retailer fire Ellen simply because she's gay.
Miss Lawrence Washington of The Real Housewives of Atlanta this week tweeted that he had spoken to Marlo Hampton about an anti-gay slur Hampton said on a recent episode of the show. Washington wrote, “Marlo and I have spoke about the comment she made 2 Sheree. There was no shade@ me personally. We r great friends and truly value each other [...] Marlo LIVES for the Kids!!! And so does Sheree! I love them both dearly!”
Word is definitely spreading about a powerful documentary telling the story of LGBT men and women in Uganda, including David Kato who was among the leaders of the LGBT equality movement in the country until his murder almost exactly one year ago.
Marlo Hampton of The Real Housewives of Atlanta on Monday tweeted a letter of apology for the anti-gay slur she used on Sunday night's episode of the show. Hampton wrote, "When I used this word, I was not mindful of the demeaning connotation that this has in the gay community. My speech was irresponsible, thoughtless and said with the intention of conveying anger rather than as a statement on my feelings towards the gay community as a whole."
The Sundance Film Festival is a launching pad for some of the world’s most important and influential cinema, including many films that tackle the issues faced by the LGBT community. GLAAD is proud to announce that one powerful film in particular, Love Free or Die, will partner with us to help advance LGBT equality in 2012.