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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.

Lista de recipientes 27ma entrega de Premios GLAAD en Nueva York – Waldorf Astoria, 14 de mayo del 2016 | May 14, 2016

Nueva York, sábado 14 de mayo - Los recipientes de premios en 13 de 31 categorías fueron anunciados en la 27ta entrega de los Premios GLAAD, presentados por Delta Air Lines, Hilton, Ketel One Vodka y Wells Fargo, en el Waldorf Astoria New York el sábado en la noche.

GLAAD's Studio Responsibility Index finds glaring lack of LGBT images in film releases by seven largest studios during 2015 | May 2, 2016

22 out of the 126 tracked films contain LGBT characters; significant drop in numbers of diverse LGBT characters; eight films pass 'Vito Russo Test', lowest percentage in study's history

Beginning in 2017, grading criteria will be updated to set higher standard for film industry