Next Thursday, 1400 members of the Boy Scouts' National Council will converge in Dallas to vote on a resolution critical to the Boy Scouts' longstanding ban on gay members. Celebrities such as Tegan and Sara, Jersey Shore's Snooki and Sammi and GLAAD's Wilson Cruz tweeted out their support for equality in the Boy Scouts. Look out for more in the coming week leading up to the vote on Thursday.
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After 37 years on the air, NBC mainstay Saturday Night Live may add its first openly lesbian cast member on next weekend’s show. Upright Citizen’s Brigade and Big Gay Sketch Show alum Kate McKinnon will reportedly make her debut as a featured player on the next new episode, airing April 7.
Following comments he made earlier in the day on his radio show, GLAAD has been in dialogue with Carson Daly and his team, who have now provided us with the following statement:
On his morning radio show in Los Angeles, TV personality Carson Daly made several homophobic jokes about a recent incident aboard a Jet Blue flight. Daly has since issued an apology.
Following a second week of performances, openly lesbian tennis legend Martina Navratilova became the first contestant eliminated from ABC’s Dancing with the Stars.
Last Saturday, John Stamos took the stage at the GLAAD Media Awards in New York to introduce this year’s recipient of the Vito Russo Award, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.
Kirk Cameron’s Growing Pains co-star Tracey Gold was on the stage at the 23rd GLAAD Media Awards in New York and took the opportunity to speak out in support of equality.
Last night Dancing with the Stars contestant Carson Kressley brought home a GLAAD Media Award in the Outstanding Reality Program Category. Broadway and television star Cheyenne Jackson along with The Jersey Shore’s Vinny Guadagnino took the stage to present the category.
Last night, Glee co-stars Naya Rivera and Cory Monteith took the stage at the GLAAD Media Awards for a kiss off, giving the opportunity to fans to lock lips with their favorite stars while helping fund GLAAD’s work.