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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
"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.