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GLAAD interns and staff had an eventful morning on Wednesday, as many of us headed to NBC Universal Studios at 30 Rock, where we got to watch a portion of the filming for the network's weekly morning talk show, "Morning Joe."
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- Local and Regional News,
- People of Color,
- Religion and Faith,
- Spanish-Language Media,
- Young Adult
Over the past month, GLAAD staff met with over 30 senior executives at MSNBC, NBC News, Bravo, and Oxygen for a discussion about fair, accurate, and inclusive media representations of transgender people in both news and entertainment.
Yesterday, on MSNBC with Ronan Farrow, managing editor of TIME, Nancy Gibbs, and transgender advocate and GLAAD senior media strategist, Tiq Milan, discussed the role of the media in transgender issues in light of 'Orange is the New Black' star Laverne Cox's feature on Time Magazine's cover.
MSNBC talked to U.S. Navy veteran Landon Wilson, who was discharged because of the ban on transgender service in the military, and Fiona Dawson, host of “Transmilitary” about transgender service members.
On Friday, MSNBC's Ronan Farrow spoke with activist and community leader Mel Wymore, who is transgender, about the attempt of a conservative group to repeal Maryland's trans-inclusive non-discrimination act. Media Matters wrote about the segment and Farrow's discussion of the "myth" that trans-inclusive bathrooms pose a threat to society.
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.
MSNBC's Morning Joe talked to GLAAD's new CEO and President Sarah Kate Ellis about her new role and GLAAD's work highlighting LGBT Russian voices.
In a post on MSNBC.com, Alec Baldwin issued an apology and announced the network was pulling his talk show "Up Late" from its schedule tonight and next week.
Thomas Roberts is in Russia, doing double duty, hosting the Miss Universe Pageant, as well as lifting up the stories of LGBT Russians.