Tag Archives: GLAAD

GLAAD Blasts Kevin Spacey: Don’t Exploit Your Coming Out To Deflect From Allegations Of Unwanted Advances

The New York Daily News reports: GLAAD called out Kevin Spacey for using his coming out as a way to distract from damning sexual assault allegations. Spacey, 58, announced on Twitter Sunday that he was choosing “to live as a gay man” in the same statement he used to apologize to actor Anthony Rapp for an alleged encounter when Rapp ...

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MLB Backs GLAAD’s Anti-Bullying #SpiritDay [VIDEO]

Posted today to Major League Baseball’s website: We still have the blue of the Dodgers and Cubs, the Yankees’ navy, and Houston’s navy and orange. Now you can add postseason purple as well. Today is Spirit Day, and Major League Baseball and all 30 clubs are again taking a united stand against bullying by joining GLAAD in “going purple” to ...

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Kellogg’s Mascots Support GLAAD’s Anti-Bullying Spirit Day: Tony The Tiger, Toucan Sam, And More [VIDEO]

Via press release: GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, today announced participants in Spirit Day. Taking place on October 19, Spirit Day inspires millions around the world to wear purple or ‘go purple’ online in a unified stand against bullying and to show support for LGBTQ youth. To support this effort, Kellogg Company launched a video featuring its ...

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GLAAD Blasts Trump For Interview With Pat Robertson: This Should Finally Prove Trump Is Not An LGBT Ally

Via press release: GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, denounced President Donald Trump’s one-on-one interview with Pat Robertson, a longtime anti-LGBTQ activist and Televangelist. The interview aired today at 10:00 AM on the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN). Robertson is infamous for calling for  so-called “religious exemptions” to push a dangerous anti-LGBTQ agenda, accusing LGBTQ people of deliberately spreading ...

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SWERLK: Scissor Sisters And MNDR Release Charity Dance Single In Advance Of Pulse Anniversary [VIDEO]

Via press release from GLAAD: Today MNDR and Scissor Sisters release a charity single called “SWERLK.”  Proceeds from the single will go to Contigo Fund, which emerged from the Pulse mass shooting and offers financial support to organizations working to heal, educate and empower LGBTQ and Latinx individuals, immigrants and people of color, as well as those working to end ...

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GLAAD Calls On UN Ambassador Nikki Haley To Condemn Chechen “Concentration Camps” For Gay Men

Via press release: Today, GLAAD – the world’s LGBTQ media advocacy organization, called on Nikki Haley, United States Ambassador to the United Nations, to condemn the attacks on LGBTQ men by the Chechen government and investigate reports of possible imprisonment of LGBTQ people in concentration camps because of their perceived sexual orientation. GLAAD’s call to action follows reports which surfaced ...

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White House Staff Dons Purple For #SpiritDay

GLAAD reports: With a sea of staffers dressed in purple on the steps of the Old Executive Office Building in Washington DC on Thursday, The White House voiced its strong support for LGBTQ youth and took a powerful stand against bullying. But the White House team was just one of many among elected and public officials speaking out. Take a ...

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TOMORROW: Wear Purple For Anti-Bullying #SpiritDay

Tomorrow is GLAAD’s annual anti-bullying Spirit Day in which folks wear purple to show their support for LGBT youth. Seen above are cast members from ABC’s The Real O’Neals and other major participants include Kellogg’s, who tomorrow morning will host openly gay America’s Got Talent breakout star Brian Justin Crum at their NYC cafe. Tony The Tiger will even be ...

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GLAAD Slams Homocon “Drop The T” Petition

This afternoon GLAAD fired back at the outrageous homocon petition I posted early today with a Change.org petition of their own. [Important correction below.] As you can see above, GLAAD has vowed to unequivocally “stand firm” with the transgender community. GLAAD was one of several national LGBT group targeted in the homocon petition which demands that trans people be excised ...

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GLAAD & Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation Issue Celebrity-Filled PSA: Let’s Finish What We Started

Watch the clip below. Via press release: The PSA begins with Elizabeth Taylor’s historic and impassioned speech at the 1992 Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert as a framework to introduce a new generation to the modern realities of HIV and AIDS, as well as the tools we have to overcome them. It includes participation from Meredith Vieira, Whoopi Goldberg, Jonathan Groff, ...

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#SPIRITDAY: GLAAD Invites Presidential Candidates To Wear Purple On Thursday In Support Of LGBT Youth

And every GOP candidate makes sure NOT to wear purple. Via press release: Today, GLAAD issued an invitation for candidates running for President of the United States to join millions of Americans taking a stand against bullying for Spirit Day this Thursday by “going purple” in support of LGBT youth. “While every candidate running for President doesn’t agree with us ...

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GLAAD: Spirit Day 2015 Is Coming [VIDEO]

I’ve got my one purple shirt ready. Clip recap: “Bullying creates real despair and desperation. It can take a lot of years to shake it off. And some kids don’t make it that far. Layer on top of that someone trying to figure out their sexuality, and the fact that teachers and family might actually be part of the bullying, ...

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It’s Bisexual Awareness Week

There will be a briefing on bisexuality today at the White House. Via press release: GLAAD today announced its participation in the second annual Bisexual Awareness Week 2015 (BiWeek) in conjunction with BiNet USA, America’s oldest advocacy organization for bisexual, pansexual, fluid, queer-identified and unlabeled people. BiWeek takes place from September 20th – 26th with the 23rd as official ‘Celebrate ...

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IRELAND: GLAAD Has Got Your Back

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GLAAD & GMHC Enlist Alan Cumming As Spokesman For FDA “Celibacy Challenge”

From the Celibacy Challenge site: The FDA recently announced that gay and bisexual men may finally be allowed to donate blood after being banned for life since the ’80s—but only if they remain celibate for one year. So straight guys can have safe sex with woman after woman and still donate blood. But gay and bi men who have had ...

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GLAAD Unveils Media Awards Nominees

Via press release: The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the LGBT community and the issues that affect their lives. The GLAAD Media Awards also fund GLAAD’s work to amplify stories from the LGBT community and issues that build support for equality. Among the nominees: Amazon Instant Video’s smash hit Transparent; ...

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Today: Transgender Day Of Remembrance

The clip below is from GLAAD: As the video begins, Miasha Forbes recalls being told, “I should kill you right now, you f—ing man,” as she recounts an instance when she was followed and her life was threatened in a parking lot, just for being who she is. She is one of three transgender women of color speaking in GLAAD’s ...

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Morning View – GLAAD’s Spirit Day

Don’t forget to wear purple today.

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ABC Family Stars For GLAAD’s Spirit Day

Tomorrow’s the day to wear purple in support of GLAAD’s Spirit Day against the bullying of LGBT youth. The ABC Family stars will be joined by the network’s staff, who will also wear purple on Spirit Day in support of LGBT youth. Additionally, ABC Family and the network’s series will ‘go purple’ on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for Spirit Day ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Empire State Building To Go Purple In Support Of LGBT Youth

Next week Emmy-nominated actress Laverne Cox will throw the switch that will light the Empire State Building in purple to recognize GLAAD’s annual anti-bullying Spirit Day. Via press release: Spirit Day, which will take place on October 16, inspires millions to wear purple or “go purple” online in a united stand against bullying and to show their support for lesbian, ...

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