Posts tagged "glaad"

The Good, The Bad & The WTF: The GLAAD Media Awards

It's one of the gayest nights of the year. No really. A celebration of outstanding LGBT moments in pop culture, the GLAAD Media Awards bring together gay icons, allies and out actors to celebrate the best in LGBT representation. This year's big showstopper was Madonna, who turned up dressed in a Boy Scout outfit meant…
By: Julie Gerstein / March 18, 2013

Toronto Blue Jays Player Yunel Escobar Suspended For Writing Anti-Gay Slur On His Face

For those of you who don't speak Spanish, "Tu Ere Maricon" translates to "You are a faggot." Toronto Blue Jays player Yunel Escobar made a grave error in judgement by writing this anti-gay slur on his face during a game this weekend. Escobar defended his homophobic face painting at a press conference saying: “I don’t…
By: Ami Angelowicz / September 19, 2012

GLAAD Chides “Jersey Shore” For Using The Word “Tranny.” But What About “Glee”?

MTV's "Jersey Shore" had a bit of a situation with the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) for airing what they deemed to be "one of the most blatantly transphobic scenes aired anywhere on television in the last few years." During this season of the show, The Situation was out at a…
By: Ami Angelowicz / November 3, 2010

Girl On Girl: Can Someone Tell GLAAD 50 Cent Isn’t Worth It?

Someone needs to tell the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) that 50 Cent isn't worth the time it takes to call out his bigotry. And he certainly doesn't deserve the effort required to launch a full-fledged campaign against him. In case you don't know what I'm talking about, 50 Cent took to…
By: Nikki Dowling / September 16, 2010

Why Isn’t Johnny Weir “Family Friendly”?

The Stars On Ice Tour will hit rinks on April 1 and stars like Evan Lysacek and Sasha Cohen will triple-axle their way across 40 cities in the U.S. But one Olympian whom the public love love loves won't be there: Johnny Weir. An anonymous source has told the Gay And Lesbia…
By: Jessica Wakeman / March 12, 2010

TV Is Coming Out Like Clay Aiken

Network TV has got almost as many gay characters as Marc Jacobs' Rolodex. Just last year, there were only seven homosexuals and bisexuals on the boob tube, but this year that number has more than doubled to 16. GLAAD is certainly happy to announce the awesome news and even single out a…
By: Simcha / September 24, 2008