The Advocate

March 14, 2014

Op-ed: The Lasting Impact of Out TV Teens on LGBT Youth

Jase Peeples, the entertainment editor for The Advocate wrote an opinion piece about the lasting impact of seeing a gay teenager on television, Billy Douglas from One Life to Live, a character he could identify with.

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GLAAD Media Award nominees highlight racial diversity in LGBT portrayals in news and entertainment #GLAADAwards

This morning, GLAAD announced the nominees for the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards and many of this year's nominees included out characters of color telling important stories and reflecting the true diversity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.

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Snapshots: trans theology professor, adoption advocacy, diversity in the media, 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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October 6, 2013

Congratulations to Dot-Marie Jones and Bridgett Casteen

Dot-Marie Jones, who portrays coach Beiste on 'Glee' got engaged last Friday to her longtime girlfriend Bridgett Casteen.

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October 4, 2013

Project Runway's Justin LeBlanc and the Strength of Disability

This season of Lifetime’s Project Runway featured a significant milestone for the popular reality television program. The series, which regularly features a diverse cast of fashion designers, including LGBT and HIV-positive contestants, showcased its first deaf contestant, Justin LeBlanc, who is also gay.

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September 10, 2013

The Advocate highlights Exxon's shameful LGBT policies

The most profitable corporation the world has ever known, Exxon, posted the second-highest annual corporate profit in history (surpassed only by its own 2008 record): $45 billion. This month The Advocate is examining why Exxon has refused to join other corporations in supporting its LGBT employees and families.

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March 15, 2013

Story to Watch: Investigation into Murder of Marcus McMillian

As the investigation into McMillian's murder continues, his sexual orientation will undoubtedly be brought up a lot. It is of the utmost importance that the media refute such victim blaming as another form of homophobia.

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GLAAD Observes International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO). IDAHO, which is observed annually on May 17, has become a time of reflection on the state of equality and a time to take action towards furthering the well-being and legal protection of LGBT people worldwide.

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November 7, 2011

Transgender Actress Jamie Clayton Appears on The Insider

Actress Jamie Clayton made her scripted primetime debut Sunday night on the HBO series Hung as Kyla, and has been making the media rounds in line with her role, including an appearance last week on The Insider and articles on People and The Advocate.
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