Tag Archives: GLAAD Media Awards

VIRAL VIDEO: Debra Messing Rips Into “The Orange Man” In Scathing GLAAD Awards Speech [VIDEO]

Mashable reports: It’s time to make America gay again. And Debra Messing’s acceptance speech for Excellence in Media at the 28th annual GLAAD Media Awards on Saturday may be the perfect place to start. Equal part hilarious and scathing, the actress, who recently signed on for the impending Will & Grace revival, didn’t mince words in her call to action. …

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On The GLAAD Media Awards Red Carpet

The GLAAD Media Awards were held at the Waldorf-Astoria in Manhattan this weekend and Marti Cummings Gould worked the red carpet, interviewing Sam Champion, Ross Matthews, Laverne Cox, and honorees Kelly Ripa and Lynda Carter.

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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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George Takei Honored At GLAAD Awards

From his speech: “As long as LGBT people can be fired from their job for simply being who they are, our work isn’t done yet. As long as young people are kicked out of their families just for being who they are, our work is not done yet. As long as people are being bullied into feeling that their lives …

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Kacey Musgraves – Follow Your Arrow

At last night’s GLAAD Media Awards in Manhattan: Grammy Award-winning country sensation Kacey Musgraves made history when she became the first country artist to perform at the GLAAD Media Awards in New York on Saturday. Musgraves has been a vocal ally to the LGBT community and used her voice as a 2013 Spirit Day Ambassador to show support for LGBT …

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Tweet Of The Day – George Takei

Inspired by The Ellen DeGeneres Show. From the GLAAD Media Awards with Kylie Minogue, Kacey Musgraves and Team Al… pic.twitter.com/TT2S1DDULC — George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) May 4, 2014

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NEW YORK CITY: Kylie Minogue Leads Audience Singalong At GLAAD Awards

I’ll have tons of photos tomorrow. You can almost hear me singing. Except for the high parts.

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Kylie Minogue To Perform At GLAAD Awards, George Takei To Be Honored

Kylie Minogue will perform at the GLAAD Media Awards in New York City on May 3rd.  The main honoree that night will be George Takei. Takei will receive GLAAD’s Vito Russo Award, which is presented to an openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender media professional who has made a significant difference in promoting equality. Previous Vito Russo honorees include Anderson …

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GLAAD To Honor Bill Clinton

GLAAD announced today that they will honor Bill Clinton later this month at their Media Awards in Los Angeles.  Via press release: Bill Clinton will receive GLAAD’s first Advocate for Change Award during the event. In 2011, Clinton advocated for marriage equality in New York, stating that “for more than a century, our Statue of Liberty has welcomed all kinds …

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At The GLAAD Media Awards

Loyal JMG photographer Dr. Jeff snapped over 650 photos on the GLAAD Media Awards red carpet and afterwards and he’s edited that down to a more user-friendly 130 shots. Click through for lots of heroes to the movement like Chris Kluwe, Brendon Ayanbadejo, Peter Staley, and many others. Kitchen Cousins!

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NEW YORK CITY: Madonna Honors Anderson Cooper At GLAAD Media Awards

Dressed as a Boy Scout, last night Madonna appeared at the GLAAD Media Awards to honor Anderson Cooper with the Vito Russo Award. Her speech touched on bullying, LGBT suicide, the gay men arrested at her concert in Russia, Pussy Riot, and Iran’s gay death penalty.  “I don’t know about you, but I can’t take this shit anymore.”  My loyal …

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GLAAD Bans NY Post From Event

The 2013 GLAAD Media Awards take place in Manhattan on Saturday, where Madonna will present Anderson Cooper with the Vito Russo Award.  Not in attendance will be the New York Post, whose press pass request has been denied due to the paper’s history of nasty references to transgender people. GLAAD writes: GLAAD was founded in 1985 to challenge The New …

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Andrew Sullivan Up For GLAAD Award

GLAAD today announced the nominations for its 2013 Media Awards, which covers television, movies, print, and digital journalism.  Among the nominees, perhaps surprisingly, is Andrew Sullivan for his Newsweek cover article on President Obama, The First Gay President. GLAAD ticks off some other notables via press release: Among the nominees: The Perks of Being a Wallflower, starring Ezra Miller, Logan …

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