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… GLAAD, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, has released its annual report on the representation of homosexual and transgender characters on television, and it appears as though TV is getting straighter. Last season, 3.9 percent of TV characters were gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. This year, that number dipped to 2.9 percent, and it’s the first time in four years that it’s decreased. Fox has… Continue reading News Briefs: Fox Has the Most Gay Characters, Says GLAAD
The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation doesn’t typically weigh in on the latest round of celebrities on Dancing with the Stars, but then it’s not every season that a transgender and an openly gay man decide to tango under the mirror ball. As a result, GLAAD lauded ABC for including Chaz Bono and Carson Kressley in the 13th season.
“With both gay and transgender contestants represented on this upcoming season, ABC will send viewers… Continue reading GLAAD on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ casting: ‘Tremendous step forward’
The “Sex and the City” star was honored with the Golden Gate Award, which is presented to a media professional who has increased the visibility and … Continue reading Cattrall, 'Kids Are All Right' win GLAAD awards
Now openly gay singer Ricky Martin and Emmy-winning Broadway babe Kristin Chenoweth will be honored for their work to encourage equal rights for the gay community at the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation’s (GLAAD) annual Media Awards in New York City (March 19) and Los Angeles (April 10) later this year. The former Menudo [...] Continue reading Ricky Martin Kristin Chenoweth GLAAD Honors
-Justin Bieber has joined PETA’s crusade for shelter pets in a second pro-animal rights PSA… -Meet the World’s Youngest Breast Cancer Survivor… -A Philadelphia abortion doctor is charged in several gruesome murders of low-income women and babies over three decades…. -Former Dancing With the Stars co-hostess, and current Entertainment Tonight correspondent, Samantha Harris welcomes a [...] Continue reading New Jennifer Hudson Album Due In March; Prince Puts Moves On Leighton Meester; GLAAD Media Award Nominees; & More Crunch Crumbs