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Laverne Cox Shares Her Story for Trans Awareness Week

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 13
From November 14-20, individuals and organizations around the country will participate in Transgender Awareness Week to help raise the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people, and address the issues these communities face.

GLAAD Study: Gay Depictions Increase on TV

NATIONAL | By Lynn Elber | Oct 1
Television has increased its depiction of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters, with the edge going to cable and the Internet over broadcast networks, according to a study released Wednesday by the advocacy group GLAAD.

GLAAD CEO Sarah Kate Ellis to Receive Women Achiever Award

LOCAL | By EDGE | Sep 29
GLAAD President and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis and three others will be honored at the Women's Fund of Long Island's 20th Annual Women Achievers Breakfast on October 23.

GLAAD Slams Hollywood for Poor Portrayal of LGBT Community

MOVIES | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 22
GLAAD is criticizing Hollywood's portrayal of the LGBT community in a new report this week, saying filmmakers are failing to represent gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals.

Meghan McCain Joins GLAAD’s National Board of Directors

CELEBRITIES | By GLAAD | Jun 2
GLAAD announces Republican political commentator, author, and TV personality Meghan McCain will join the organization’s National Board of Directors.

25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, New York :: May 3, 2014

CELEBRITIES | May 14
Join Mike Diamond on the red carpet as he meets and greets the stars at the GLAAD Media Awards on May 3, 2014.

Kacey Musgraves 1st Country Star to Play GLAAD Awards, Slammed by Anti-Gay Pastor

MUSIC | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 26
Kacey Musgraves is set to be the first country singer to perform at the GLAAD Awards next month but one anti-gay pastor says she would have been killed for pro-gay views and LGBT inclusive single "Follow Your Arrow."

J-Lo, Laverne Cox Win GLAAD Media Awards

WORKPLACE | Apr 13
"Orange is the New Black" star Laverne Cox was presented with the Stephen F. Kolzak Award, which is given to a gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender member of the entertainment community.

25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards: Visible and Understood

CULTURE | By Chris Carpenter | Apr 8
This year’s L.A. edition of the GLAAD Media Awards will feature filmmaker Linda Bloodworth-Thomason and the subject of her documentary "Bridegroom," Shane Bitney Crone, who faced the indignities of a pre-marriage equality era after his life partner died.

The Women of GLAAD

By Lindsay King- Miller | Feb 13
With a new woman at the helm and plenty in the ranks, GLAAD shows how they work to improve media representation and increase visibility of LGBT individuals and communities.

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