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Despite being one of the most inclusive science fiction programs on television, the SyFy series Lost Girl unfortunately hurt and offended many of its fans with its most recent season premiere this week, which featured a shapeshifting villain that gets her comeuppance in a scene that was disturbingly evocative of real life anti-transgender violence. Following complaints from viewers and outreach from GLAAD, the producers of Lost Girl have now released a statement in response.
GLAAD announced the nominees for the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. Twitter and Facebook are abuzz with reactions from celebs, showrunners, network execs, and journalists.
The 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards nominees include a variety of trans-inclusive stories in several categories.
Titulares Telemundo, Primer Impacto, Noticias MundoFox, Caso Cerrado, People en Español, Huffington Post Voces are among the Spanish-language nominees in the 2013 GLAAD Media Awards.
GLAAD announced the nominees for the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards today, putting a spotlight on an amazing year for LGBT stories in the media.
'Girls' star Lena Dunham, who won Best Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical and Best Television Series – Comedy or Musical at last night's Golden Globes, spoke backstage about her decision to not get married until marriage equality passes nationally.
Last week, hosts of Fox News's The O'Reilly Factor made a series of offensive, dehumanizing comments about transgender inmate Michelle Kosilek.
Today "Anderson Live" featured Kylan Arianna Wenzel, a trans woman competing in the Miss California USA pageant. Unfortunately, Cooper's co-host asked irrelevant and offensive questions.
Shaw Media revealed Wednesday that it has picked up a reality show featuring Vancouver beauty queen Jenna Talackova.
In five separate studies, professor Edward Schiappa and his colleagues at the University of Minnesota have found that the presence of gay characters on television programs decreases prejudices among viewers.
The Real L Word stars Whitney Mixter and Sara Bettencourt are engaged, RadarOnline.com is exclusively reporting.
At a time when gay rights are re-emerging as an election year issue — in part because of Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s stated support for gay marriage on Sunday — activists and academics say that depictions of gay characters on television play a big role in making viewers more comfortable with their gay, lesbian and transgender neighbors.
Following almost an entire school year of bullying, Dynasty Young was suspended from Arsenal Technical High School in Indianapolis, Indiana on April 16 after shooting into the air an electrical self-protection device.
Deadline Hollywood is reporting that the Ryan Murphy and Ali Adler-created pilot, The New Normal, has recieved a series order from NBC. The show centers around a gay couple played by Andrew Rannells and Justin Bartha, and the woman who agrees to become their surrogate (Georgia King) and help them start a family.
Having endured severe bullying for the entire school year, on April 16 Dynasty Young of Indianapolis, Indiana used a
Actress Anna Paquin from the GLAAD Media Awards winning series True Blood talks to Zooey Magazine about being bisexual and the lack of understanding the community often faces.