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Glaad Media Awards

Celebrities and Activists Discuss the Future of LGBT Civil Rights (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 05.15.2015 | Gay Voices
Charlotte Robinson

This week I talked with nineteen celebrity activists on the Red Carpet at the 26th GLAAD Media Awards in NYC. First I spoke with Steven Petrow an awa...

Kelly Ripa, Laverne Cox and Judith Light at the GLAAD Media Awards (VIDEO)

Marti Gould Cummings | Posted 05.12.2015 | Gay Voices
Marti Gould Cummings

I attended the GLAAD Media Awards and interviewed your favorite stars, including Kelly Ripa, Laverne Cox, Sam Champion, Linda Carter and more!

Watch Kelly Ripa Bring The House Down At The GLAAD Awards

Reuters | Posted 05.10.2015 | Gay Voices

By Chris Michaud NEW YORK, May 9 (Reuters) - MSNBC news anchor Thomas Roberts and talk show host Kelly Ripa were among honorees at GLA...

WATCH: Kerry Washington's GLAAD Awards Speech Will Leave You Moved

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.23.2015 | Gay Voices

"Scandal" star Kerry Washington is winning raves for her powerful, impassioned speech at the 2015 GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles in which she calle...

How to Be a Gay Ally to the 'Other Others'

Domenick Scudera | Posted 05.23.2015 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

There are many of us in the LGBT community who want allies, but do we extend ourselves to help the "other others," those people who are seemingly most unlike ourselves? Now that we as a community are gaining strength and more equality, it is time for us to become vocal and visible allies to other communities.

How Bioware and Freddie Prinze Jr. Are Helping to Make a Better Future

Matt_Kane | Posted 04.14.2015 | Gay Voices

Dragon Age can not only stand shoulder to shoulder with some of the most inclusive shows on TV, it could teach the Hollywood film industry a thing or two about not underestimating their audience. As for its many LGBT fans, this is a game some of us could have scarcely imagined we'd get to play one day.

MSNBC, CNN, Al Jazeera America Among Nominees For GLAAD Media Awards

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 01.21.2015 | Media

A long list of print, digital and broadcast news outlets have been nominated for GLAAD's 26th annual Media Awards, the organization announced on its w...

And The 2015 GLAAD Media Award Nominees Are...

Reuters | Posted 03.23.2015 | Gay Voices

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK, Jan 21 (Reuters) - British singer Sam Smith, historical thriller "The Imitation Game" and the hit TV seri...

20 Things I Learned From Attending the Golden State Warriors Game

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 01.06.2015 | San Francisco
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

The Golden State Warriors are undefeated this season, 4-0, I attended the game on 11/5 at the Oracle Arena where they defeated the LA Clippers who eliminated them last season in the playoffs. Here are 20 things I learned.

Celebrities Talk LGBT Equality on the 2014 GLAAD Media Awards Red Carpet in NYC (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 07.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Charlotte Robinson

This week I talked with 25 celebrities as they made their way down the red carpet at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York City.

WATCH: George Takei Gets A Big Honor

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 05.05.2014 | Gay Voices

GLAAD's 2014 Media Awards took place on Saturday, and actor and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) activist George Takei was among those ho...

Laverne Cox Nabs Huge Honor

Posted 03.31.2014 | Gay Voices

Transgender activist and actress Laverne Cox is slated to be honored at this year's 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards with one of the event's top honors:...


Monica Trasandes | Posted 04.12.2014 | Latino Voices
Monica Trasandes

Last week, Shakira and Rihanna's new video, filled with steamy faux lesbianism, absolutely shook some folks to the core.

'Dallas Buyers Club,' Elton John And Lady Gaga Get GLAAD Media Award Bids

AP | Posted 01.30.2014 | Gay Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elton John, Lady Gaga and the movie "Dallas Buyers Club" are among the nominees for awards presented by the gay advocacy group GL...

And The 2014 GLAAD Media Award Nominees Are...

Posted 01.30.2014 | Gay Voices

Honoring outstanding images of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, the 2014 GLAAD Award nominees were announced to great fanf...

American Psycho(analysis)

Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W. | Posted 12.05.2014 | Gay Voices
Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W.

Bret Easton Ellis insists on asserting his "dudeness" by publicly splitting himself from the "elf gays." For Ellis there seems to be no realness, no masculinity, no power (and perhaps no self) without a despised, feminine, vulnerable foil.

WATCH: Basketball Star Brittney Griner Has A Special Message For LGBT Youth

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 05.14.2013 | Gay Voices

During the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco, WBNA Phoenix Mercury player Brittney Griner recounted her coming out experience. The colle...

PHOTOS: Celebrities Step Out For Major LGBT Awards Show

Posted 07.12.2013 | San Francisco

The 24th annual GLAAD media awards took over San Francisco's Hilton Union Square Saturday evening, honoring the best and brightest contributions to th...

WATCH: Darren Criss' Cover Of 'Call Me Maybe' Has An Awesome Gay Twist

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 04.22.2013 | Gay Voices

Darren Criss, star of "Glee," offered the audience at the GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles a very gay version of Carly Rae Jepsen's pop hit "Call Me ...

'American Psycho' Scribe: I Was 'Banned' From The GLAAD Awards

Posted 04.22.2013 | Gay Voices

Bret Easton Ellis wants the world to know he was not among the A-list names who attended the GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles over the weekend. T...

Bill Clinton, 'New Normal' Nab GLAAD Awards In Los Angeles

AP | MICHAEL CIDONI LENNOX | Posted 06.21.2013 | Gay Voices

LOS ANGELES — NBC's sitcom "The New Normal," FX's thriller "American Horror Story: Asylum" and NBC's daytime drama "Days of Our Lives" took home...

LISTEN: Straight And Gay Celebrity Moms Talk LGBT Equality At The GLAAD Media Awards

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 06.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Charlotte Robinson

I spoke with actress and model Milla Jovovich, Jersey Shore's Snooki, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo's Mama June, The Real Housewives of New York's Countess LuAnn de Lesseps, and Jennifer Tyrrell, who was ousted as den leader of her son's Boy Scout troop because she's gay.

GLAAD Taps Bill Clinton For Huge Honor

Posted 04.03.2013 | Gay Voices

Bill Clinton will be honored with the inaugural "Advocate for Change" Award at the GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles. GLAAD officials pointed to t...

LISTEN: Celebrities Talk LGBT Equality At The GLAAD Media Awards

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 05.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Charlotte Robinson

With this week's Supreme Court cases on everyone's mind, I had the opportunity to ask LGBT leaders, straight allies and members of the entertainment industry about their spin on issues of LGBT equality, which I've compiled in this exclusive audio montage.

Trans Allyship Within GLAAD

Tobias Rodriguez | Posted 05.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Tobias Rodriguez

GLAAD's ability to jump on the trans rights bandwagon is easy enough because they've already shown they can and that they care. What they've yet to show is how they'll do so without repeating the mistakes the cis LBG and straight people routinely make.