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GLAAD responds to reports speculating about Orlando gunman's sexual orientation | June 14, 2016


GLAAD today responded to reports speculating about the Orlando gunman’s sexual orientation following witness accounts that he may have used gay dating apps and may have previously visited Pulse nightclub.

LGBTQ groups call for unity in wake of Orlando shooting | June 13, 2016


ORLANDO, FL - We the undersigned organizations working on the front lines of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) movement share in the profound grief for those who were killed and many more who were wounded during Latin Night at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Their lives were lost or forever altered in this devastating act of violence targeting LGBTQ people. Our hearts go out to all the family and friends touched by this horrific act. We know their lives will never be the same again.

Music Megastar Demi Lovato Wears Support For Transgender Community During 24th Annual Billboard Music Awards Performance | May 22, 2016

LAS VEGAS – Multi platinum-selling recording artist Demi Lovato wore her support for the transgender community during the 24th Annual Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, once again taking a strong stand against North Carolina’s anti-LGBT law known as HB2. During her performance, the GLAAD Vanguard Award recipient wore a T-shirt featuring an inclusive bathroom symbol. A replica of the T-shirt will be sold during Lovato’s Honda Civic tour: Future Now and the proceeds will be donated to LGBT organizations in North Carolina, GLAAD announced today.

Robert De Niro, Mariah Carey Honored at 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York | May 15, 2016

New York – GLAAD, the world's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, honored Robert De Niro, Mariah Carey, and the best in film, television, and journalism at the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Waldorf Astoria New York on Saturday. Jennifer Lawrence, Aziz Ansari, Connie Britton, Diane Sawyer, Caitlyn Jenner, Tamron Hall, Noah Galvin, Andrew Rannells, Andreja Pejić, and Jason Biggs were among the special guests.

List of Award Recipients: 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards Waldorf Astoria New York, May 14, 2016 | May 14, 2016

New York  - GLAAD Media Award recipients were announced in 13 of this year's 31 media categories at the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, presented by Delta Air Lines, Hilton, Ketel One Vodka, and Wells Fargo at the Waldorf Astoria New York on Saturday night.