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always sunny
In the post below, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) shines a spotlight on McElhenney's two mothers, Helena McElhenney and Mary Taylor, as they share their love story with others. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (Image: FX Networks) Here's a look at the post from GLAAD giving McElhenney and Taylor the opportunity to share their story[...]
GLAAD Outstanding Comic Nominees For Marvel, DC, Boom, Random House
The 32nd GLAAD Award nominations are out, designed to recognise and honour media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community and the issues that affect their lives. GLAAD Outstanding Comic Nominees For Marvel, DC, Boom, Random House In the comic book categories, DC Comics grabbed four nominees,[...]
Blu del Barrio and Ian Alexander join Star Trek: Discovery (Images: CBS All Access)
When his life takes an unexpected turn, he will have to learn to adapt quickly. Blu del Barrio (left) and Ian Alexander (right) join Star Trek: Discovery (Images: CBS All Access) During an interview with GLAAD that was released along with the news, del Barrio was asked what they could share with fans about their character[...]
GLAAD Media Awards TV Winners: Pose, Schitt's Creek, Colbert & More
The 2020 GLAAD Media Awards held its first virtual ceremony on Thursday night (airing on Logo on August 3), and let's just say that FX's Pose, Pop's Schitt's Creek, CBS' The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and many more across the television/cable/streaming landscape had a pretty good night (check out the list of winners below)[...]
Si Spurrier Accepts GLAAD 2020 Award For Star Wars: Doctor Aphra
The GLAAD Media Awards are intended to recognize and honour media for 'fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community and the issues that affect their lives.' They also include comic books Earlier versions of the awards usually focused on the most mainstream portrayals, and often only credited[...]
SYFY and GLAAD celebrate Pride Month this June, courtesy of NBCUniversal.
This June brings National Pride Month, so to celebrate SYFY (along with USA Network) is partnering with the leading non-profit LGBTQ+ advocacy organization GLAAD, for a month-long celebration of representation Starting next week, viewers will be treated to Pride-themed marathons of series Wynonna Earp, Xena: Warrior Princess, and Vagrant Queen; SYFY FANGRRLS podcasts, specials, and[...]
'The Prom': Ryan Murphy Announces Netflix Adapt of Broadway Musical
Prior to Tuesday night's charity performance of The Prom for the Hetrick-Martin Institute, GLAAD, and the Trevor Project at NYC's Longacre Theatre, Murphy made the announcement – though it is still not clear if he will write, produce, or both. Nathan Johnson View this post on Instagram. From director-choreographer Casey Nicholaw and loosely based on a real-life incident,[...]
Bryan Singer Still in for 'Red Sonja', GLAAD Awards Drop 'Bohemian Rhapsody'
And it is no surprise that, with Bohemian Rhapsody being an award-winning hit, this homophobic smear piece has been conveniently timed to take advantage of its success." Today, the GLAAD Awards released a statement revealing the organization's decision to remove Bohemian Rhapsody's Outstanding Film nomination GLAAD cites Singer's response to the new allegations as the reason: "In light of the[...]
BOOM! and GLAAD Team Up at SDCC for 'Entertainment is LGBTQ' Panel
BOOM! Studios announced its schedule for San Diego Comic-Con, and the publisher will be teaming up with advocacy group GLAAD for a panel called Entertainment is LGBTQ Featuring guests such as Emily Andras, Lilah Sturges, Marguerite Bennet, Noah Hayes, and "more," the panel takes place on Thursday, July 19th and will "present an in-depth roundtable[...]
GLAAD Calls on Studios to Feature LGBTQ Characters in 20% of Movies by 2021
In releasing its sixth annual Studio Responsibility Index, media monitoring organization GLAAD has called on major movie studios to ensure that at least 20% of movies include characters that are LGBTQ by 2021, a blog post on the organization's website reports. That target would see an increase from 12.8%, or 14 of the 109 releases from major studios[...]
It Gets Geekier And The Importance Of LGBTQ Representation
Hosted by Bryan Pittard of Flame On! Podcast with a panel including Sina Grace, Kris Anka, Mariko Tamaki, Megan Townsend of GLAAD and Marc Andreyko. Yehl introduced Pittard to host the panel, and after introductions starts the conversation with Yehl about coming out in the media Yehl discussed living in a conservative family and working in[...]
The Cast Of Wynonna Earp Takes To Social Media To Support #Spiritday
Syfy and IDW's television series Wynonna Earp has a strong following among the LGBTQ community (thanks in part to the pairing of Waverly Earp and Officer Nicole Haught) and are participating in GLAAD's annual anti-bullying campaign to support LGBTQ youth by "going purple" on social media and spreading awareness Cast members Melanie Scrofano, Tim Rozon, Katherine[...]
Lumberjanes Wins GLAAD Media Award For Outstanding Comic
The BOOM! Studios fantasy/adventure series won for Outstanding Comic at the 2016 GLAAD Media Awards  The awards honor outstanding portrayals of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities through all forms of media This is the second time the series had been nominated, but their first win. Others nominees in the category were: Angela: Queen of Hel; Harley[...]
James Robinson Responds To Transgender Controversy Over Airboy
Instead he talked to the media organisation and pressure group GLAAD to work through the issues being addressed, and released this statement. I thought long and hard before writing this response, with the time it's taken me to do so I fear having been misinterpreted as indifference on my part to the ire this sequence has caused[...]