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J-Lo, Laverne Cox Win GLAAD Media Awards

Sunday Apr 13, 2014
"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

By Chris Carpenter | Tuesday Apr 8, 2014
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 | Thursday Feb 13, 2014
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.

’Dallas Buyers Club’ & Lady Gaga Get GLAAD Media Award Bids

Thursday Jan 30, 2014
Elton John, Lady Gaga and the movie "Dallas Buyers Club" are among the nominees for awards presented by the gay advocacy group GLAAD.

GLAAD Names Sarah Kate Ellis as New President

By Mike Halterman | Tuesday Dec 24, 2013
GLAAD’s National Board of Directors is proud to announce that Sarah Kate Ellis has been elected as GLAAD’s new CEO and president. Hotspots got to speak with Ellis in an exclusive interview.

GLAAD Announces New President and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Nov 25, 2013
GLAAD, one of the country’s LGBT organizations, announced on Monday that Sarah Kate Ellis, a media executive and LGBT advocate, will become the group’s new president and CEO.

Major League Baseball Celebrates Spirit Day

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Oct 17, 2013
On Oct. 17, officials and athletes from Major League Baseball will be showing their support for Spirit Day - a day promoted by GLAAD to support LGBT youth who are victims of bullying.

Spirit Day: Purple is More Than Fashion Forward

By | Thursday Oct 17, 2013
Founded by GLAAD in 2010, Spirit Day is an international, united stand against bullying and a show of support for LGBT teens and young adults everywhere. And what better way to show your support with a bit of purple pride?

Celebs Show Their Spirit Day Pride

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Oct 17, 2013
A number of celebrities said they’ll wear purple on Thursday to show their support for Spirit Day, a holiday created by GLAAD in order to highlight bullying among LGBT youth.

GLAAD Study: Gay Depictions Slip on Network TV

By Lynn Elber | Friday Oct 11, 2013
Fewer gay and bisexual characters are part of the new broadcast TV season following a record-setting year, while cable depictions continued to increase, according to a new study from a media advocacy group.