Posts by Matt Kane

'The State of Marriage' in Vermont: Two decades of progress

April 25, 2014
As a growing number of US States legalize marriage for same sex couples with the support of the majority of US citizens, it's important to remember the trailblazers that helped change both the law and public opinion. Aiming to preserve exactly this chapter is the new film 'The State of Marriage' from co-producers Jeff Kaufman (also the film's director) and Marcia Ross.Read More

April 15, 2014

Marvel congratulates "Young Avengers" on GLAAD Media Award win

Marvel released a statement of congratulations to the creators of the most recent series of "Young Avengers" on receiving the award for Outstanding Comic Book at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Read More

March 18, 2014

Out WWE Superstar Darren Young talks about being a "Boss of Honor" and proud gaymer

Out WWE Superstar Darren Young speaks with GLAAD about joining LGBT gaming convention GaymerX2 as a Boss of Honor, being the first out athlete to appear in a sports game, and his advocacy work since coming out last summer.Read More

March 6, 2014

Alec Mapa talks to GLAAD about his Fusion film fest honor and fatherhood

In advance of his new stand-up concert film Alec Mapa: Baby Daddy premiere and Outfest Fusion honor, Mapa chatted with GLAAD about his new film, his favorite roles, and how fatherhood has changed his life.Read More

March 5, 2014

Jerick Hoffer (Jinkx Monsoon) talks with GLAAD about 'Blue Bloods,' his new album, and advocating for HIV/AIDS testing

Performer Jerick Hoffer, first introduced to a national audience as his drag queen persona Jinkx Monsoon, talks with GLAAD about his acting role on CBS' 'Blue Bloods,' an upcoming album, and a touring production of his acclaimed show, The Vaudevillians.Read More

Roger Ross Williams - God Loves Uganda
February 25, 2014

Video: Director Roger Ross Williams tells CNN how US Evangelicals helped shape Uganda's anti-gay legislation

In an interview with CNN's Christiane Amanpour, 'God Loves Uganda' director Roger Ross Williams explains how the anti-gay legislation recently enacted in Uganda can be traced back to the direct influence of American Evangelical leaders like anti-gay activist Scott Lively. Read More

February 24, 2014

Good Morning America: Jason Collins and Michael Sam recast view of black manhood

In an article for Good Morning America, Susan Donaldson James discusses the significance of out athletes Jason Collins and Michael Sam on the cultural definitions of black masculinity.Read More

February 10, 2014

GLAAD speaks with Oscar nominated director Jason Cohen about 'Facing Fear'

Director Jason Cohen discusses his Academy Award nominated short film 'Facing Fear' about the incredible story of how hate crime victim Matthew Boger now works with former-attacker Tim Zaal to bring a powerful message of acceptance and forgiveness to others.Read More
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