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GLAAD Report: Hollywood Films Not Gay Enough

Gay advocacy group GLAAD slapped Hollywood with a failing grade on its annual report card for the lack of roles for gays and a dearth of gay storylines in films for 2017.

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Harvey Weinsten Wins PG-13 Rating for Transgender Family Drama

Hollywood super-producer Harvey Weinstein has come to an agreement with the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) to win a PG-13 rating for his studio’s upcoming transgender film 3 Generations after lobbying the organization to change the film’s initial R rating.

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GLAAD Celebrates ‘Moonlight’ as First LGBT Best Picture Winner

LGBT advocacy organization GLAAD praised Moonlight’s Best Picture win at Sunday night’s Academy Awards, saying in a statement that the film being awarded with the movie industry’s biggest prize sends a “strong message” to Hollywood about the importance of diversity.

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Study: LBGT Characters on TV at All-Time High

As the fall television season gets underway, there is currently a record number of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) characters on television, according to a media report conducted by advocacy organization GLAAD.

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Mariah Carey: Pro-LGBT Award ‘More Real’ Than Musical Achievement Honors

In her lengthy and prodigious career, Mariah Carey has won literally dozens of awards celebrating her musical achievements, but on Saturday night she said that receiving an award from GLAAD as an “ally” of the gay, lesbian and transgender agenda was somehow “more real” than the other tributes she has received.

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Robert de Niro Wins ‘Media’ Award from Gay Rights Group

GLAAD, the powerful gay rights advocacy group, will honor two-time Oscar winner Robert de Niro at its May 14 gala in New York with its “Excellence in Media Award” for his positive portrayals of gay characters on the screen.

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Twitter’s Restraint of Conservative Speech Is Why It Is Failing

As Breitbart News has warned would happen after Obama bundler Chris Sacca led a Board of Directors coup last June to oust popular CEO Dick Costolo and muzzle conservative free speech, Twitter announced that their core users declined in late 2015.

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GLAAD: LGBT TV Characters Not Black Enough

GLAAD’s annual “Where are We on TV” report for the 2015-2016 TV season finds that while LGBT character representation in TV is up, too many new gay and bisexual characters are white, and the transgender community and those living with HIV are underrepresented.

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GLAAD Takes on Hollywood: Gays ‘Butt of Joke’

The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) has released an online video campaign highlighting what it claims is the unfair treatment of LGBT characters in major Hollywood films.

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Gay Lobby Tries To Control Media Coverage Of Pope’s Actions

A gay lobbying group is pushing its preferred script for media coverage of Pope Francis’ visit to the United States.

GLAAD’s guide, titled “The Papal Visit: A journalist’s guide to reporting on Pope Francis and the LGBT community,” sets its preferred terms for covering homosexuality. It also suggests a series of story lines and plots to portray the lives of gays, lesbians and transsexuals as happy and positive, except when they’re supposedly victimized by the Catholic church.

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GLAAD: Hollywood Unfairly Represents LGBT Characters

Hollywood’s major studios warmed to the idea of demonstrating white lesbian, gay, and bisexual characters on film last year, but completely ignored the transgender community in 2014, according to GLAAD’s third annual Studio Responsibility Index.

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Kerry Washington Demands More LGBT Employment in Hollywood

Scandal star Kerry Washington was honored with the Vanguard Award at Saturday night’s GLAAD Media Awards in Beverly Hills, and used her acceptance speech to call for the employment of more LGBT people in the entertainment industry.