SYFY and GLAAD celebrate Pride Month this June, courtesy of NBCUniversal.

Wynonna Earp, Xena, Vagrant Queen Join SYFY & GLAAD's Pride Month

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

'The Prom': Ryan Murphy Announces Netflix Broadway Musical Feature Adapt

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.[caption id="attachment_1016097" align="alignnone" width="1120"] Nathan Johnson[/caption] 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[...]

Rat Queens, Hawkeye, Lumberjanes, Memetic And Saga Nominated for 2015 GLAAD Awards

These are the comic book nominations for the 2015 GLAAD Media Awards, recognising the portrayal "fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and the issues that affect their lives".The awards recognise the writers rather than the artists, and also focus on the prominence of the books.Hawkeye, written by Matt Fraction[...]

Dan Parent Receives GLAAD Award For Kevin Keller

Kevin Keller, published by Archie Comics and created by Dan Parent has won the GLAAD prize for Outstanding Comic Book.The GLAAD awards celebrate LGBT portrayals in the mass media, and were presented at the weekend in San Francisco at the Hilton Union Square Other nominations included Astonishing X-Men, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Batwoman and Earth[...]

Gay Media Awards Nominate X-Men, Buffy, Batwoman, Earth 2 And Kevin Keller

This year's nominees for the GLAAD Awards, which " recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and the issues that affect their lives" go to the usual array of mainstream direct market titles.Astonishing X-Men by Marjorie Liu MarvelBatwoman by W Haden Blackman, J.H[...]

Batwoman Wins Second GLAAD Award

Batwoman won another GLAAD award for DC Comics this year, under the title Outstanding Comic Book in New York Other nominated comic books were Avengers: The Children's Crusade, Secret Six, Veronica Presents: Kevin Keller and X-Factor.This is a second win for writer/artist JH Williams III, who won two years ago with Greg Rucka for Detective[...]