The Daily Show took on the issue of gay and Christian persecution, and called on GLAAD's former Religion, Faith & Values intern, Todd Clayton to tell them more.
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Glee stars Naya Rivera and Cory Montieth, along with the Jersey Shore’s Vinny Guadagnino, star in a new PSA series explaining what parents and kids can do to take a stand against bullying, and asking them to visit thebullyproject.com. The PSAs are being released in conjunction with the film Bully, which opens in theaters in New York and Los Angeles tomorrow.
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.