"LGBT characters would make it unrealistic." I've heard this countless times from my friends and peers talking about their own writing or defending their favorite shows, but many shows, both past and present, have reminded viewers that LGBT people exist in all walks of life and that it's actually less realistic to erase our presence from the diverse communities that make up our world.
Today marks the three-year anniversary of Tom Bridegroom's death. For this year's anniversary, Shane is encouraging people to watch 'Bridegroom' and share their story. To join in, use the hashtags #taptaptap and #BridegroomMovie.
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today the nominees for the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. Among the nominees are many LGBT-inclusive shows featuring many prominent out characters and personalities in daytime television.
"Shameless" star Emmy Rossum presented "Concussion" director Stacie Passon and the film's star Robin Weigert with the award for Outstanding Film – Limited Release at Saturday's 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York at the legendary Waldorf Astoria.
In 2011, Jaiyah Saelua of American Samoa became the first openly transgender person to play in a FIFA World Cup qualifier. Her performance in the match was instrumental to breaking the American Samoan team's losing streak by clearing a goal-bound ball from the opposing team and preserving their first ever win.