Breakout star, producer and writer Laverne Cox will be honored at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles on April 12 where she will receive GLAAD's Stephen F. Kolzak Award. Academy Award-nominated actress Ellen Page will present the Award.
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.
Netflix announced today that out actress Lily Tomlin and her "9 to 5" co-star Jane Fonda will star in "Grace and Frankie," a new 13-episode half hour original comedy series to premiere on Netflix next year.
The upcoming Fox reality series Utopia will challenge 15 everyday Americans to create and sustain their own civilization in an isolated undeveloped location for up to one year, and hopes to include LGBT people within its cast.
Jase Peeples, the entertainment editor for The Advocate wrote an opinion piece about the lasting impact of seeing a gay teenager on television, Billy Douglas from One Life to Live, a character he could identify with.
In December of last year, Australia's highest court passed a bill allowing marriage equality in the Australian Capital Territory. A week later, the court struck down the law annulling more than two dozen marriages. Many were devastated by this decision including Jesse Tyler Ferguson
The New York Times published a piece highlighting trans people making waves in the pop culture world. The piece profiles model Valentijn de Hingh, artists Rhys Ernst and Zackary Drucker, author and advocate Janet Mock, and Orange is the New Black star Laverne Cox.