On March 16, Hollywood director Brett Ratner will receive the Ally Award at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York. Attendees will get an exclusive look at a public service announcement campaign helmed by Ratner. The GLAAD 'Coming Out for Equality' PSA series features a diverse group of straight celebrities and athletes "coming out of the closet" as supporters of equality and calling for other Americans to speak out.
Comic book and TV fans alike had reason to celebrate Wednesday, March 6, with the release of “Archie Meets Glee, Part 1,″ the first in a series of four issues that merge characters from Archie comics with characters from FOX's Glee.
This morning, representatives from National Geographic Channel met with GLAAD and gay Eagle Scout Will Oliver, following the delivery of more than 120,000 Change.org petition signatures calling on the network to speak out against the Boy Scout's ban on gay scouts and scout leaders.
Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly is targeting the first openly-gay House Speaker in Colorado, Mark Ferrandino, for opposing a bill instituting mandatory sentences for sexual predators who target kids, implying that the Speaker is protecting child rapists and stonewalling the measure to exert retribution for the GOP’s decision to block a civil unions bill.
Dr. Jim Sears ('Dr. Jim' on CBS's The Doctors) has apologized for comments he made while part of a panel on CNN Tuesday, discussing the story of six-year-old Coy Mathis - the Colorado first-grader whose family has filed a Civil Rights case to force her school to let her use the correct bathroom.