25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards

Congratulations to Jessica Aguilar for successfully defending her MMA title

Out mixed-martial arts fighter, Jessica Aguilar, has successfully defended her World Series of Fighting Women’s Strawweight championship. Aguilar, who goes by "Jag," became the first WSOF champion to successfully defend her title.

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GLAAD returns donation to Beverly Hills Hotel, warns of continued pressure

GLAAD is joining those who have spoken out for the LGBT people of Brunei whose lives are in danger. We are returning donations to the GLAAD Media Awards from the Beverly Hills Hotel, which is owned by the Sultan of Brunei.

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#GLAADAwards get sporty, recognize out athletes on stage in New York

GLAAD recognized several out athletes on stage at Saturday's 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at the historic Waldorf Astoria in New York including Derrick Gordon, Darren Young, Blake Skjellerup and Jessica Aguilar during the Ketel One-sponsored toast for those forwarding equality.

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Activist who was subject of Call Me Kuchu applying for asylum in US

John Abdallah Wambere, the Ugandan LGBT advocate who was presented the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Documentary for his role in Call Me Kuchu, is applying for asylum in the United States.

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Snapshots: Sheltering homeless LGBT youth, #GLAADAwards, Lesbians Who Tech, and more

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment, and online media.

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VIDEO: GLAAD President Sarah Kate Ellis receives standing ovations plus praise from LGBT icon David Mixner at #GLAADAwards

LGBT icon David Mixner introduced GLAAD's CEO and President Sarah Kate Ellis on Saturday night at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Waldorf Astoria in New York.

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VIDEO: Out country star Chely Wright and 12-year-old LGBT advocate Marcel Neergaard get standing ovation at #GLAADAwards

Out country star Chely Wright and 12-year-old LGBT advocate Marcel Neergaard took the stage on Saturday at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York to introduce Kacey Musgrave's history making performance and speak about the anti-bullying legislation Neergard has advocated for and being out in the South.
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VIDEO: Candis Cayne accepts at #GLAADAwards, talks "parts that you can really sink your teeth into" for trans actors

Raul Castillo and Frankie Alvarez, from "Looking," presented trans actress Candis Cayne and Executive Producer John Polson with the award for Outstanding Individual Episode at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York on Saturday for the episode "Snow Angels" on CBS' Sherlock drama "Elementary."

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VIDEO: Robin Weigert, Stacie Passon accept Outstanding Film - Limited Release for 'Concussion' at #GLAADAwards, presented by Emmy Rossum

"Shameless" star Emmy Rossum presented "Concussion" director Stacie Passon and the film's star Robin Weigert with the award for Outstanding Film – Limited Release at Saturday's 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York at the legendary Waldorf Astoria.

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VIDEO: Naomi Watts Presents Outstanding Comedy Series Award to Orange Is the New Black at #glaadawards in NY

Netflix original series Orange is the New Black accepted the award for Outstanding Comedy Series at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York on Saturday at the Waldorf Astoria.

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