The Real World

Sean Sasser, Groundbreaking AIDS Activist Known for "The Real World," Dies at 44

Sean Sasser, forerunning AIDS activist and former GLAAD employee best known for his relationship and on-screen marriage to Pedro Zamora in the 90s MTV reality show "The Real World," has died at the age of 44. Friends say mesothelioma, a rare form of lung cancer typically linked to an immune system compromised by AIDS, was the cause of Sasser's death.

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The GLAAD Wrap: 108 Opens in NYC, MTV Gets 'Real' Again, and Stephen Fry Goes 'Clyde'

Each week The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.
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November 12, 2013

Transgender characters that changed film and television #TransWK

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.

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December 1, 2011

World AIDS Day: How are TV and Film Addressing the Epidemic?

On World AIDS Day, we commemorate those who have been lost to the epidemic while also showing unity in continued efforts to fight it and recognizing the ways it has reshaped our world. Much of that has been reflected in film and television addressing HIV/AIDS, though attention to the epidemic hasn’t always remained consistent.

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July 24, 2010

Demand that Real World Star Stop Anti-Gay Violence Threats on Twitter

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April 1, 2009
by GLAAD

What to Watch: Wednesday

You know we usually advocate for strict adherence to our REALITY WEDNESDAYS program, but this week we'll make an excepti
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March 25, 2009
by GLAAD

What to Watch: Wednesday

Yay! REALITY WEDNESDAYS!
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March 18, 2009
by GLAAD

What to Watch: Wednesday

REALITY WEDNESDAYS CONTINUE!
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March 11, 2009
by GLAAD

What to Watch: Wednesday

Wednesday is REALITY TV NIGHT, the silliest and most indulgent night of the week!
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