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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

LEE BRICE, TYLER RICH, MICKEY GUYTON ADDED TO THE LINEUP FOR GLAAD + TY HERNDON’S ANNUAL CONCERT FOR LOVE & ACCEPTANCE

| May 15, 2019

Mathew Lasky
Director of Communications, GLAAD
mlasky@glaad.org

Anita Cochran set to return as performer, musical director

Brice, Rich and Guyton join previously announced performers including Daughtry, Rita Wilson, Chely Wright, Harper Grae, Tayla Lynn, Brody Ray, Brandon Stansell, Antigone Rising, and Ty Herndon. Event co-hosted by CMT’s Cody Alan.

MADONNA AT THE 30TH ANNUAL GLAAD MEDIA AWARDS: “MADAME X IS A FREEDOM FIGHTER”

| May 4, 2019

 

Award Recipients at 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York: Madonna, Andy Cohen, Pose, CNN Tonight with Don Lemon, Janelle Monáe, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, Boy Erased, and The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story

GLAAD CELEBRATES LESBIAN VISIBILITY DAY WITH THE RELEASE OF LGBTQ CHILDREN’S BOOK MAIDEN & PRINCESS

| April 26, 2019

Mathew Lasky
Director of Communications, GLAAD
mlasky@glaad.org

Latest release in series of LGBTQ-inclusive children’s books with Little Bee Books

DAUGHTRY TO MAKE FIRST APPEARANCE AT GLAAD + TY HERNDON’S ANNUAL CONCERT FOR LOVE & ACCEPTANCE

| April 11, 2019

Mathew Lasky
Director of Communications, GLAAD
mlasky@glaad.org

Chely Wright (country music’s first out artist) and Harper Grae to perform at 5th annual concert on June 6 in Nashville

Grammy-nominated singer Ty Herndon and CMT’s Cody Alan to co-host