Melissa Harris-Perry

GLAAD Media Award nominees highlight racial diversity in LGBT portrayals in news and entertainment #GLAADAwards

This morning, GLAAD announced the nominees for the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards and many of this year's nominees included out characters of color telling important stories and reflecting the true diversity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.

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Snapshots: Meeting with CeCe McDonald, explaining what Grantland got wrong, and connecting The Bachelor with LGBT Latino families

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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September 24, 2013

Snapshots: KOKUMO, Pope Francis, The New Black, 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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Let's stop shaming trans women and the men who love them

Last week, transgender women and allies took to the media to talk about the stigmatizing of men who are attracted to transgender women, and its repercussions.

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August 5, 2013

Laverne Cox, "Orange Is the New Black" cast discuss prison on Melissa Harris-Perry

On Sunday morning, Orange Is the New Black cast members Laverne Cox, Uzo Aduba, and Kate Mulgrew appeared on MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry along with Piper Kerman (on whose memoir the show was based) to discuss the show and its portrayal of the prison system.

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Marcel Neergaard named 'Foot Soldier of the Week' by Melissa Harris-Perry

Following his MoveOn.org success getting StudentsFirst to rescind its 'education reformer of the year' award from anti-gay Tennessee State Representative John Ragan, Marcel Neergaard was named 'Foot Soldier of the Week' on the Melissa Harris-Perry show.

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March 24, 2013

GLAAD affirms commitment to trans people, LGBT community and allies on Melissa Harris-Perry Show

On Sunday's Melissa Harris-Perry on MSNBC, GLAAD announced that the organization has formally dropped the words 'Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation' from its name and will be known going forward as simply GLAAD, the LGBT media advocacy organization.
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Melissa Harris-Perry, Ellen DeGeneres, Adam Lambert Thrilled About 24th Annual GLAAD Media Award Nominations #glaadawards

GLAAD announced the nominees for the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. Twitter and Facebook are abuzz with reactions from celebs, showrunners, network execs, and journalists.
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Melissa Harris-Perry Highlights Wedding of LGBT Couple

An LGBT couple whose engagement at the White House's LGBT Pride Month reception went viral in an online video were married last week in New York City.
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June 11, 2012

MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry Covers Stop and Frisk & CeCe McDonald

Melissa Harris-Perry brings on various panelists to discuss growing number of problems that are affecting LGBT communities of color. Guests include Rev. Al Sharpton and Alan Jenkins of Opportunity Agenda.
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