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Annual GLAAD Study Shows Further Decline in LGBTQ Acceptance among Younger Americans

| June 24, 2019

 

Accelerating Acceptance Index by GLAAD and The Harris Poll Shows Overall LGBTQ Acceptance in America Steady after Drop in 2018

Days Before 50th Anniversary of Stonewall Riots, GLAAD Shines Light on Rise of Hate and Discrimination in America Today with List of Anti-LGBTQ Violence in 2019

RITA WILSON, DAUGHTRY, GAVIN DEGRAW, HUNTER HAYES & MORE SHOW SUPPORT FOR THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY AT GLAAD + TY HERNDON ‘CONCERT FOR LOVE & ACCEPTANCE’ IN NASHVILLE DURING PRIDE MONTH

| June 7, 2019

 

CMT’s Cody Alan, Lee Brice, Tyler Rich, Billy Gilman, Chely Wright, WWE Superstars, and more also perform at GLAAD and Ty Herndon’s 5th annual concert during CMA Fest

Taylor Swift Makes a Generous Donation to GLAAD in Support of the LGBTQ Community

| June 1, 2019

Taylor Swift Urges Senate to Support the Equality Act

GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today thanked global superstar Taylor Swift for a very generous donation in honor of LGBTQ Pride month. Swift’s donation will be used for GLAAD’s ongoing work to amplify stories as well as create campaigns that fight back against the current rise of hate and discrimination and also accelerate acceptance of LGBTQ people.

GLAAD’S 2019 Studio Responsibility Index: Film Industry Addressing GLAAD's Inclusion Challenge as LGBTQ Representation Increases in Major Film Releases

| May 23, 2019

 

18.2% of films from the seven major studios contained LGBTQ characters in 2018, up from all-time low in 2017

While overall LGBTQ representation increased, racial diversity of LGBTQ characters dropped, transgender characters remain completely absent, and more than half of all LGBTQ characters received under three minutes of screen time

20th Century Fox and Universal Pictures Ranked as ‘Good’ in GLAAD’s annual Index while Lionsgate Entertainment and Walt Disney Receive ‘Failing’ Scores

BILLY GILMAN ADDED TO PERFORMANCE LINEUP FOR THE CONCERT FOR LOVE & ACCEPTANCE IN NASHVILLE

| May 21, 2019

 

Gilman joins previously announced lineup: Lee Brice, Tyler Rich, Daughtry, Rita Wilson, Chely Wright, Mickey Guyton, Harper Grae, Tayla Lynn, Brody Ray, Brandon Stansell, Antigone Rising, and Ty Herndon. Event co-hosted by CMT’s Cody Alan.   

WWE Superstars Sonya Deville, Paige, and Mandy Rose to also make special appearance at event.