Studio Responsibility Index

GLAAD finds historic low percentage of Hollywood films pass Vito Russo Test in fourth annual Studio Responsibility Index

After an improvement in our previous report, we found that racial diversity of LGBT characters drastically decreased and there remains a lack of substantial LGBT characters in mainstream films. Read the full report now.
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At the intersection of gender and images: A Women’s History Month Series - Pt. One

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we begin with a retrospective on the gains women, including lesbian and trans women, have made in Hollywood films.

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GLAAD finds slight improvement in mainstream film in third annual Studio Responsibility Index

This morning, GLAAD released its third annual Studio Responsibility Index mapping the quantity and quality of LGBT people in mainstream films during the 2014 calendar year. We found slight improvement in LGBT images, but a lack of substantial characters.

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Snapshots: Studio Responsibility Index, Andreja Pejic, FOX's LGBT panel, 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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July 22, 2014

GLAAD's 'Studio Responsibility Index' finds lack of LGBT images, offensive content in films released by seven largest studios

GLAAD has released its second annual 'Studio Responsibility Index,' a report that maps the quantity, quality and diversity of images of LGBT people in films released by the seven largest motion picture studios during the 2013 calendar year.

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September 9, 2013

Snapshots: Russia, The CW's Capture, and your top LGBT film character

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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August 29, 2013

Results: Your Favorite LGBT Film Characters, and who passed the Russo Test

With the release of GLAAD's first Studio Responsibility Index last week, we asked you to tell us who your all-time favorite LGBT film characters were. The hundreds of replies we received contained a wide and diverse range of answers which demonstrated two very important points: (a) these film characters make a profound and lasting impact on us, and (b) almost none of them come from movies made by the major Hollywood studios.

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August 26, 2013

Snapshots of our work: SRI, Wentworth Miller, and Chelsea Manning

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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