Yesterday, on MSNBC with Ronan Farrow, managing editor of TIME, Nancy Gibbs, and transgender advocate and GLAAD senior media strategist, Tiq Milan, discussed the role of the media in transgender issues in light of 'Orange is the New Black' star Laverne Cox's feature on Time Magazine's cover.
This morning the Broadcast Television Journalists Association announced nominations for the Critics' Choice Television Awards and several LGBT actors, characters and inclusive series and films picked up nominations.
In a charmingly vulnerable yet smartly funny piece for PolicyMic, Orange is the New Black writer Lauren Morelli came out publicly as a lesbian. She credited the safe space of the show's writing room, as well as her evening at the GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles, as key impetuses in her process.
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today they will be creating a multi-part documentary series following Michael Sam's journey as he made history and became the first openly gay player to be drafted into the National Football League (NFL).