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Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Brent Ridge after Court rulings; Nikki Weiss-Goldstein and Jill Goldstein speak out about the importance of the Court's rulings.
In a landmark victory for equality, the United States Supreme Court today struck down the so-called 'Defense of Marriage Act' or DOMA, a law that prohibited the federal government from recognizing legally married same-sex couples. The court also restored marriage equality in California. Celebrities took to Twitter and Facebook this morning to share their excitement and celebrate marriage equality.
Emmy-winning director Paris Barclay has been elected president of the Directors Guild of America, the DGA announced on Saturday. Barclay is the DGA's first out gay president, as well as the group's first African American president.
GLAAD staff met with over a dozen senior execs in charge of entertainment programming at CBS for an honest discussion about CBS' recent history of problematic transgender media representations and ways in which GLAAD can help CBS create more fair and accurate portrayals of our community.
TV Guide reports the Disney Channel will break new ground early next year with the airing of an episode of Good Luck Charlie which includes a lesbian couple, the network's first out characters in a series.
Each week The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.
Aviva Drescher of Bravo's Real Housewives of New York City held a press conference this past Wednesday at the LGBT Community Center in NYC about a wrongful termination case against Jeffrey Villacampa by his former employer, Bayside Volkswagen of Queens.
Friday marks the beginning of Trans Pride L.A. 2013, presented by the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center and co-sponsored by Gender Justice LA, Los Angeles Transgender Film Festival, and the Transgender Law Center. GLAAD is the official media sponsor for Trans Pride L.A.