After more than a week of reports that the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) might consider lifting their national ban on gay Scouts and leaders, the organization’s Board of Directors decided in a closed door meeting today to form a task force to study the issue, and will in the interim keep their discriminatory policy on the books -- preventing openly gay Scouts and Scout leaders from serving openly in the organization.
Producers Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato's accomplishments are being feted today with the release of The World According to Wonder, a coffee table book looking back at the many series and documentaries they have put on the air and celebrating the many "Wowlebrities" they have created along the way.
During my rare free time I love to watch movies. Usually I go through a period of watching a particular genre, then I move on to another. This past summer I became highly intrigued by LGBT cinema, particularly LGBT films focused on gay men.
The GLAAD Media Award-winning documentary Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin, produced and directed by independent filmmakers Nancy Kates and Bennett Singer, is set to air on PBS on February 3 at 8 p.m. ET, as a part of the America ReFramed series.
Benedict Cumberbatch‘s next high-profile role looks like it will be playing English mathematician Alan Turing in The Imitation Game, Graham Moore’s heralded screenplay that went from Warner Bros to Teddy Schwartman’s Black Bear Pictures.
The accepted films for this year's South By Southwest festival have been announced and several LGBT inclusive films made the cut, including documentaries on John Waters' midnight muse Divine, performer Buck Angel, and a year in the life of three gay seniors.
On Saturday, February 9, the University of Southern California will hold the 6th Annual Don Thompson LGBT Film Festival at The Ray Stark Family Theatre, which will showcase films by students and alumni pertaining to or created by gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex people.
One of the standout documentaries at Sundance this year is the new film God Loves Uganda, which examines the relationship between American evangelical missionaries and the increasingly anti-gay Ugandan religious and political establishments. Academy Award-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams tells GLAAD about the challenges he faced in capturing the story, and why it's so important to tell.