Gay And Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation

Latest Gay And Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation Items
  • GLAAD gives CW high marks for portrayal of gay characters

    The advocacy group GLAAD has given the CW network high marks among broadcast outlets for its portrayal of gay and lesbian characters. Meanwhile, cable networks Showtime, ABC Family, TNT and HBO all were given a favorable rating by the group.


  • GLAAD gives CW network high marks for diversity

    The advocacy group GLAAD has given the CW network high marks among broadcast outlets for its portrayal of gay and lesbian characters. Meanwhile, cable networks Showtime, ABC Family, TNT and HBO all were given a favorable rating by the group.


  • Jenna Talackova shows her passport that lists her gender as female at an April 3, 2012, news conference in Los Angeles. Talackova, a Vancouver resident who underwent a sex change four years ago after being born a male, was initially disqualified from the 61st Miss Universe Canada pageant because she wasn't a "naturally born" woman. (Associated Press)

    Miss Universe pageant allowing transgender women

    Transgender women will be allowed to participate in the Miss Universe beauty pageant next year, officials announced Tuesday, a week after they ruled a trail-blazing 23-year-old could vie for the crown this year.


  • ABC Family gets 'excellent' rating from GLAAD

    The advocacy group GLAAD rated ABC Family as "excellent" in its portrayal of gay and lesbian characters, only the second television network to get such a designation in the five years the group has monitored television content.


  • Study: MTV leads in showing gay characters on TV

    MTV held a solid lead among 15 networks for its representation of gay characters last season, according to a report released Friday.


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