GLAAD Media Essentials - Handouts
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No one should be bullied or called names simply for being who they are. Still, millions of LGBT young people are made to feel like they don't fit in every day; some even feel unsafe.
Show your support for LGBT teens by wearing purple for Spirit Day on 10/19, and use the Amplify Your Voice resource kits below to help take a stand against bullying in your school.
No matter who you are, you have the power to make a difference.
Why is GLAAD more relevant than ever?
And how can our work lead to full equality for LGBT people?
The creation of the Where We Are on TV report in 2005 allows GLAAD to track trends and compile statistics for series regular characters on broadcast television with regard to sexual orientation, gender identity and race/ethnicity for the upcoming season. GLAAD measures the presence of LGBT characters and the visibility of the community they portray on television in upcoming scripted primetime programs; both new and returning shows. This marks the 17th year GLAAD has tracked the number of LGBT characters expected to appear in the new fall television season on both broadcast and ca
The sixth annual GLAAD Network Responsibility Index (NRI) is an evaluation of the quantity and quality of images of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people during the 2011-2012 television season. GLAAD researched primetime programming on ABC, CBS, The CW, Fox, NBC and 10 cable networks from June 1, 2011 to May 31, 2012. The report is intended to serve as a road map toward increasing fair, accurate, and inclusive LGBT media representations.