This morning TV icon and former Boy Scout, George Takei, changed his Facebook profile picture to include the Equality in Scouting badge and say "It's okay to be Takei in scouting." He also posted a longer message to his Facebook page calling on the BSA to "do the right thing." Today in Dallas, Texas, 1400 members of the Boy Scouts of America will vote on a resolution to end the Boy Scouts of America's ban on gay teenagers.
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Fans know Kevin Keller as the fun, lovable openly gay character from Archie Comics. Now, veteran comic book writer Paul Kupperberg is telling Kevin's story in a new format - a young adult novel. Set before Kevin arrives in Riverdale, Kevin tells the story of Kevin's middle school years as he makes new friends and faces bullying.
GLAAD today officially launched a new public service announcement campaign helmed by director Brett Ratner. The GLAAD 'Coming Out for Equality' PSA series features a diverse group of straight celebrities and athletes "coming out of the closet" as supporters of equality and calling for other Americans to speak out. Visit glaad.org/ally to join the #AllyNetwork and take action for LGBT equality and watch featured PSAs and resources to help make your community a safe and supportive space.
ABC Family’s new drama The Fosters, about a “multi-ethnic family mix of foster and biological kids being raised by two moms,” has shared a new, exclusive promo with GLAAD focusing on the relationship between long-time partners and moms, Stef Foster (Teri Polo) and Lena Adams (Sherri Saum).
Check out our interview with out musician Dani Shay (The Glee Project) to learn more about her last year, announcing her relationship with fellow TGP 2 contestant Ali Stroker and her new album and Kickstarter.
The 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles will boast an impressive line-up of stars that including host Drew Barrymore and a performance by Grammy Award-winning artist Kelly Rowland.
Entertainment Weekly announced today that Glee's gay couple, Kurt Hummel and Blaine Anderson (Chris Colfer, Darren Criss), are the "Greatest TV Couple of All Time" as voted by EW.com readers.
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.
Donate to win a chance to meet Jennifer Lawrence at the GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles with special guests Leonardo DiCaprio, Charlize Theron and more!
Desde que Karina Hermosillo se presentó en las pruebas de Arizona con el deseo de ser la próxima "Nuestra Belleza La
Kobe Bryant is awestruck by a former Lakers star who rivals him -- Magic Johnson ... telling TMZ Magic's support of his gay son is a lesson everyone, including pro athletes, should learn.
Justin Bartha never set out to make a political statement when signing on to play a gay, expectant father on NBC's "The New Normal."
On Saturday, the band Garbage paused in the middle of its concert at Detroit’s Majestic Theater to let a fan propose to his boyfriend onstage. Currently, Michigan has a constitutional ban on marriage for gay and lesbian couples but a judge has delayed ruling on a challenge to that law until after the Supreme Court rules on marriage equality.
Society and media have a circular and cyclical relationship: As LGBT activists have pushed for equality and visibility, and political realities on the ground have shifted, media representations of gay people have both responded to those changes and also helped to nudge them along.
For some fans of Chicago Fire, Leslie Shay was their lesbian representative. She was strong and funny, kind and loyal. She was good at her job, confident in her sexuality, and looking for a woman to love her as fiercely as she loves. But now, this show has offered those viewers a version of what it means to be a lesbian that gives them license to believe the notion that a lesbian is just a woman who hasn’t found the right man.
Marie Osmond, the wholesome entertainer who once sang about being a little bit country, has come out whole lot in favor of marriage equality. The singer has taken the stance to support her daughter Jessica Blosil, who came out to her as a lesbian at age 17.
Kevin Keller made history in 2011 as the first openly gay character in the history of Archie Comics. Now the out teen, who has had his own miniseries and ongoing comic, is breaking boundaries (and formats) with a new hardcover young-adult novel.