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WATCH: Why Is Betty White Changing Her Name?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.09.2013 | Gay Voices

This Oct. 17 don't make the mistake of calling Betty White by her given last name -- call her "Betty Purple!" White, along with "Hot In Cleveland" ...

WATCH: A Gay CEO Goes 'Undercover'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 10.05.2013 | Gay Voices

While the CBS reality series "Undercover Boss" has been around for a few years, it's now making headlines again for featuring an openly gay CEO as a p...

LOOK: Fashion And Entertainment LGBT Celebrities Step Out Against Bullying

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.17.2013 | Gay Voices

Last Thursday, September 12, GLAAD held a benefit at the Gansevoort on Park Avenue in Manhattan, playing host to some of the fashion and entertainment...

How LGBT-Inclusive Are Your Favorite Hollywood Movies And Studios?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.21.2013 | Gay Voices

GLAAD, an organization that works directly with news media, entertainment media, cultural institutions and social media on lesbian, gay, bisexual and ...

'This T-Shirt Alone Would Be Enough To Have Me Jailed'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.12.2013 | Gay Voices

The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics are less than six months away and the debate continues to rage on about whether allies of the LGBT community should boy...

Throwing Jesus Under the Bus

Rev. Susan Russell | Posted 09.29.2013 | Religion
Rev. Susan Russell

Jesus said "love your neighbor as yourself" -- and there was no asterisk that said "unless your neighbor is a same-sex couple."

San Diego Press Club's First LGBT Panel Draws Tears, Applause

Thom Senzee | Posted 09.08.2013 | Media
Thom Senzee

"I get to decide who I am, according to the State of California and a growing number of other states. But even in those states where self-identification is not yet the law, as journalists, don't you want to respect the identity of the individual as they perceive themselves?"

Alec Baldwin Apologizes

AP | Posted 08.28.2013 | Celebrity

NEW YORK — Alec Baldwin has apologized to a New York City-based lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights group for a series of tweets that ...

LOOK: American Apparel Goes All Out For Gay Pride

Posted 06.22.2013 | Gay Voices

American Apparel is ringing in LGBT Pride in a very big way. The Los Angeles-based clothing retailer has teamed up with GLAAD for an exclusive lin...

Freedom to Work and the New LGBT Advocacy Paradigm

Dana Beyer | Posted 08.18.2013 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

National organizations that are structured more like campaigns, or that serve one particular community or cause, along with the legal organizations and the research organizations, have been increasingly effective relative to the multi-issue organizations. The question is why.

LOOK: New Report Reveals Disturbing Hate Crime Data

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 06.05.2013 | Gay Voices

The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Program has released its annual Hate Violence Report, and the results are nothing short of alarming. While...

How Bringing Equality to Boy Scouts Has Strengthened Our Family

Jennifer Tyrrell | Posted 08.03.2013 | Gay Voices
Jennifer Tyrrell

In April of 2012 I was forced to resign as my son's Den Leader in The Boy Scouts of America because I am gay. Refusing to back down, my partner and I teamed up with GLAAD, launched a petition and unknowingly set out on a journey that would forever change our lives.

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.

GLAAD President Herndon Graddick Resigns

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 05.17.2013 | Gay Voices

A year after being named president, Herndon Graddick is stepping down from his position at GLAAD. In a May 17 press release, Graddick spoke how pr...

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...

Women's College Makes Breakthrough Move For Transgender Students

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 05.05.2013 | Gay Voices

Smith College's gender and sexuality advocacy organization Q&A recently delivered a petition with 4,000 signatures to the university's admission's off...

'L Word' And 'Booty Call' Stars Join Gay Advocacy Fight

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

GLAAD recently propelled its "Coming Out For Equality" public service announcement series in support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LG...

'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...

WATCH: 'NCIS' Star Comes Out -- For LGBT Equality

Posted 04.18.2013 | Gay Voices

Hollywood director Brett Ratner's GLAAD public service announcement series makes its much-anticipated debut this week with a stunning clip starring Pa...

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.

Real Talk: Why We Shouldn't Have Asked Train and Carly Rae Jepsen to Pull Out of the BSA Jamboree

Rob Smith | Posted 06.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Rob Smith

Within the past week, all of this energy has culminated in the relentless pressure being put on musicians Train and Carly Rae Jepsen by gay bloggers, journalists, and LGBT rights organizations to pull out of their performance duties at the annual Boy Scout's Jamboree.

Transgender Pioneers Get Groundbreaking New Honor

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 04.09.2013 | Gay Voices

We Happy Trans, a website that celebrates the positive experiences of transgender people, and This is H.O.W., a Phoenix-based trans advocacy organizat...

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...

Annual Event Honoring Transgender Advocates Kicks Off In Chicago

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 04.01.2013 | Gay Voices

Trans 100, an annual celebration of transgender advocates, kicked off March 31 in Chicago. The inaugural Trans 100 list was created with the inten...