Gay &amp; Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26274/all en UPDATE 1-Adam Lambert, 'Smash,' 'Wallflower' among GLAAD award nominees http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/update-1-adam-lambert-smash-wallflower-among-glaad-award-nomine <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Updates with more nominees)</p> <p>NEW YORK, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Television shows "The New Normal" and "Smash," animated film "ParaNorman," and "American Idol" runner-up Adam Lambert were among nominees on Wednesday for the GLAAD Media Awards.</p> <p>The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, which monitors media depiction of gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender people, announced more than 150 nominees for its 24th annual awards in categories ranging from film and theater to journalism and music.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/update-1-adam-lambert-smash-wallflower-among-glaad-award-nomine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation GLAAD Media Awards LGBT Social Issues Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Jan 2013 19:24:42 +0000 5735164 at http://www.globalpost.com Adam Lambert, 'Smash,' 'Wallflower' among GLAAD award nominees http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/refile-adam-lambert-smash-wallflower-among-glaad-award-nominees The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, which monitors media depiction of gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender people, announced more than 150 nominees for its 24th annual awards in categories ranging from film and theater to journalism and music.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/refile-adam-lambert-smash-wallflower-among-glaad-award-nominees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation GLAAD Media Awards Homophobia Social Issues Entertainment United States Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Jan 2013 19:29:00 +0000 5735203 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. TV journalist Anderson Cooper honoured by gay media watchdog http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130317/us-tv-journalist-anderson-cooper-honoured-gay-media-watchdog <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Chris Michaud</p> <p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Pop star Madonna on Saturday presented CNN anchorman Anderson Cooper with a gay media watchdog's top honours in recognition of his stature and accomplishment as an openly gay journalist.</p> <p>"Love thy neighbour as thyself," she said, decrying anti-gay bullying that sometimes has led to suicide. "It's an atrocity to me, and I don't accept it," she added to enthusiastic applause.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130317/us-tv-journalist-anderson-cooper-honoured-gay-media-watchdog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation GLAAD Media Awards Social Issues Vito Russo Thomson Reuters Sun, 17 Mar 2013 19:15:38 +0000 5786200 at http://www.globalpost.com Men, women represented equally among gay characters on US TV http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131011/men-women-represented-equally-among-gay-characters-us-tv <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The total number of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender characters remains steady on U.S. television for a second year, but is represented more equally between males and females, gay rights group GLAAD said on Friday.</p> <p>There will be 112 LGBT characters in regular or recurring roles on scripted television shows across the United States in 2013-2014, and half are played by women, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) said, adding that it indicates networks are making more effort to diversify storylines.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131011/men-women-represented-equally-among-gay-characters-us-tv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation Homophobia LGBT rights organizations Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Oct 2013 17:17:37 +0000 5958590 at http://www.globalpost.com