Posts by Jeremy Blacklow, Director of Entertainment Media

'Schitt’s Creek' makes history at the 72nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, sweeping comedy categories and leading LGBTQ winners

Schitt’s Creek made history on Sunday night at the 72nd Annual Emmy Awards by sweeping all seven comedy series categories, making it the first show in Emmys history to do so. 

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Author Shamim Sarif is making huge waves in the YA thriller and screenwriting worlds

Award-winning Canadian/British novelist/screenwriter/director Shamim Sarif—a brown/feminist/lesbian/of South African/Indian/Muslim heritage—is out this fall with THE SHADOW MISSION, the sequel to THE ATHENA PROTOCOL, which itself is receiving its paperback release this week.

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Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences sets new Oscars Best Picture standards for diversity and inclusion

On Tuesday, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) announced new inclusion standards in order for a film to be eligible in the best picture category, a move that was praised by GLAAD. 

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‘We Are The Radical Monarchs’ introduces America to its next generation of great leaders

We Are The Radical Monarchs, a documentary about a group of young girls of color from the Bay Area at the front lines of social justice, makes its debut on PBS POV this week. 

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‘The Deviant’s War’ takes a look back at pre-Stonewall LGBTQ history

GLAAD caught up with Dr. Eric Cervini to learn more about his new book, The Deviant’s War: The Homosexual vs. the United States of America, which explores the early pre-Stonewall history of the LGBTQ rights movement.

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Disney+ premieres new Pixar animated short film, ‘Out,’ its first with a lead LGBTQ narrative

Pixar has debuted Out, a new animated short film featuring its first lead LGBTQ storyline. 
 

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Catching up with ‘Driveways’ director Andrew Ahn


GLAAD caught up recently with Driveways director Andrew Ahn to ask him about what it was like bringing his second feature film out into the world, along with the queer sensibilities in his filmmaking, and what it was like to work with his incredible cast.

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LGBTQ originals ‘The Half of It’ and ‘Hollywood’ debut on Netflix on Friday, May 1st

Netflix is kicking off pride programming with two new hugely important LGBTQ-inclusive projects on Friday, May 1st, Hollywood and The Half of It.

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