With the release of GLAAD's first Studio Responsibility Index last week, we asked you to tell us who your all-time favorite LGBT film characters were. The hundreds of replies we received contained a wide and diverse range of answers which demonstrated two very important points: (a) these film characters make a profound and lasting impact on us, and (b) almost none of them come from movies made by the major Hollywood studios.
The newest issue in the Kevin Keller series, Drive Me Crazy, hits shelves tomorrow with an introduction by George Takei and a cover touting the series Outstanding Comic Book honor at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco.
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.
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis performed "Same Love" with Mary Lambert and special guest Jennifer Hudson last night at the MTV Video Music Awards, introduced by out NBA player Jason Collins, which took home the award for Best Video with a Social Message. Out singer/songwriter Lambert last week released the video for "She Keeps Me Warm," the full track extension from her chorus on the platinum hit "Same Love."
A dispute between a Utah publisher and a gay author who made a nod to his boyfriend in his biography has gained the attention of Mormons in the publishing community. As of Saturday morning, 41 Mormon authors had signed a letter asking publishers to base decisions on "content, quality, and commercial viability, not on any other factor."