The nominations for the 44th Annual NAACP Image Awards were announced this week and the nominees include several LGBT-inclusive series and out characters.
Chaz Bono, transgender advocate and Dancing with the Stars contender, returns to TV tonight with an appearance on “Tonight, Tonight pt 2,” the conclusion to the Degrassi season 12 finale.
In recognition of Transgender Awareness week, GLAAD presents some of the most groundbreaking representations of transgender people that have raised awareness of the community in mainstream audiences.
GLAAD Examines Ten Years of Transgender Images on Television; More than Half Were Negative or Defamatory
GLAAD's new study of transgender images on television in the past ten years revealed that nearly half of all catalogued episodes contained negative messages and stereotypes. Additionally, transgender characters were cast as victims or villains more often than not, while anti-trans language found to be present in at least half of all episodes.
This morning the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced its 2012 Primetime Emmys nominees and included several nods for inclusive series and characters, as well as out LGBT actors.
The big cast of Teen Nick's hit show Degrassi has gone above and beyond for Spirit Day this year, sharing a ton of photos of cast members in their favorite purple duds.