Following GLAAD media training, Dynasty Young and his mother, Chelisa Grimes, have shared their story on Good Morning America, CNN and MSNBC. GLAAD staff have also been working closely with local and national media outlets to ensure that this story is told in an accurate and thoughtful way.
Having endured severe bullying for the entire school year, on April 16 Dynasty Young of Indianapolis, Indiana used an electrical self-protection device to ward off bullies. Neither Dynasty, nor the bullying perpetrators were injured, but Dynasty was arrested for protecting himself. He was also suspended from school and is now facing expulsion. On Sunday evening, Dynasty and his mother, Chelisa Grimes, sat down for a live interview with CNN Newsroom anchor Don Lemon.
In an interview with with Zooey magazine, 29 year-old actress Anna Paquin discussed the ignorance that still exists regarding the bisexual community, and made some admirably definitive statements on the subject.
Modern Family, ABC's hit sitcom which features a loving and realistic gay family among its main characters, has received the 2012 award for best television program by the group Catholics in Media Associates, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
This week, online content providers Hulu and Youtube Movies added an LGBT category to their genre options, which came about from their newly established release agreements with LGBT film distributor Wolfe Video.