Music

Stories about singers, groups, bands and musical acts who have something to say about the LGBT community, good or bad

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Determination and talent. Q&A with Tona Brown

Tona Brown is nearly halfway to her $3500 goal to be able to be the first African-American violinist to perform at Carnegie Hall. GLAAD had a conversation with Tona, asking her about her love of music, her advocacy for African-American and transgender musicians, and what she is doing after her historic performance.

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GLAAD Global Voices: Meet the Brazilian singer who came out on Instagram

In conjunction with the inaugural International Advocate for Change Award to be presented at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, GLAAD is highlighting international advocates, including Brazilian singer Daniela Mercury.

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Snapshots: Black Trans Advocacy Award, combatting criminalization of HIV, Trans 100, and more

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment, and online media.

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March 28, 2014

First gay country album -- "Lavender Country" -- gets new reissue

"Lavender Country", the first country album with openly gay themes, has finally been rereleased.

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The GLAAD Wrap: Mary Lambert announces summer tour, season 4 of "Teen Wolf" gets a release date, and Nepantla needs your help.

Every 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.

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VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez discusses producing 'The Fosters' with Ellen Degeneres

On Ellen last week, pop star Jennifer Lopez appeared to talk about her new album, her role as a judge on American Idol, and her motivation for becoming an executive producer on ABC Family's hit show The Fosters.

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Help get trans violinist and vocalist Tona Brown to Carnegie Hall

Tona Brown is a transgender violinist and vocalist who has the opportunity to be the first African-American violinist to perform at Carnegie Hall, in the first ever LGBT Pride event at this location.

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March 25, 2014

Neon Trees lead singer Tyler Glenn comes out in Rolling Stone, posts statement to Facebook

Following his coming out as gay in the newest issue of Rolling Stone, Tyler Glenn, lead singer of the Utah New Wave pop band Neon Trees, has released a long form statement on the band's Facebook page.

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