66 posts categorized "GLAAD"

Jun 14 2019
Taylor Swift's New Song Takes On Anti-LGBTQ Trolls, Plus: She Surprises At Stonewall Comments (0)

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Taylor Swift's lyric video for her new single “You Screen Shot 2019-06-14 at 3.33.56 PMNeed to Calm Down” makes it clear the song is a boost to bullied LGBTQ people — particularly the part where she sings, “Why are you mad/when you can be GLAAD?”

Cue GLAAD employees creaming.

Also, “Shade never made/Anybody less gay.”

Then, Friday night, she showed up at the Stonewall for an unannounced performance — videos after the jump ...

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Jun 05 2019
Telling TALES Out Of School Comments (0)

Screen Shot 2019-06-04 at 6.30.36 PMCharlie Barnett, Garcia, Murray Bartlett & May Hong (Image via video still)

GLAAD chats up Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City cast members— check out the video ...

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May 23 2019
GLAAD's Annual Report On The Big 7 Studios: Movies Got A Little Gayer Comments (0)

Sri coverGLAAD's 2019 Studio Responsibility Index is an informative read, pointing out that 18.2% of movies from the seven major studios had LGBTQ characters, which was up from 2017's abysmal all-time low.

Via press release:

The GLAAD Studio Responsibility Index (SRI) maps the quantity, quality and diversity of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) characters in films released by the seven major motion picture studios during the 2018 calendar year. GLAAD researched films released by 20th Century Fox, Lionsgate, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures, Universal Pictures, Walt Disney Studios and Warner Bros., as well as films released by four subsidiaries of these major studios. The report is intended to serve as a road map toward increasing fair, accurate and inclusive LGBTQ representation in film.

Read the full report here.

 
May 09 2019
I Love LUCIFER + X FACTOR's X-Rated Selfies + Italy's Blow To Same-Sex Parents + Madonna's Ticket Prices + Andy Cohen's Babysitting Considerations + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: Hope floats.

BELOW: Keep reading for naked devil, X Factor hole pic, WorldPride news, gay-parenting highs and lows and more ...

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Apr 20 2019
Like A Documentary: LIKE A PRAYER Hits NYC! Comments (0)

GiphyWill this film take you there? (GIF via Like a Prayer)

What are you doing Sunday, May 5?

If you can get to NYC, you should be joining us at a screening of the Madonna-fan doc Like a Prayer, directed by Oxana Nabokova.

The screening is taking place at  7 p.m. at the AMC Empire 25 on W. 42nd, and everyone who attends is automatically entered to win a trip to Eurovision in Tel Aviv or a a ticket to the GLAAD Awards in NYC! (You can also enter by donating $45 to the film's GoFundMe site, which is to raise finishing funds.) The cut-off date to be entered is April 25.

Get Tickets Here!

What is the film about? In a press release, Nabokova, who was a journalist in Russia, says:

In short, my film is about Madonna's fans, their love and devotion for the Queen, and how she inspires her fans all over the world, how she makes them stronger. It’s also about challenges that we face every single day. My film is about real life. 

There are several stories in my film, that can inspire and can be relatable to many people, whether they're Madonna fans or not.  

Check out a trailer for the event after the jump ...

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Mar 11 2019
Pecs Appeal + Drake Loses MJ + Gallery Of Hotness + Pelosi Not For Impeachment + Gay Preacher's Kid Wows AMERICAN IDOL + MORE! Comments (0)

ABOVE: Oscars all around!

BELOW: Keep reading for a naked favorite, a gallery of HOT-ness, a gay American Idol heart-tugger, Pelosi on impeachment and much more ...

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Feb 05 2019
The Illustrated Man + What What Happens When Andy Cohen Has A Baby + Trump Inaugural Committee Investigation + Madonna Celebrated + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: Not Batts at all ...

BELOW: Keep reading for the tattooed man, Andy Cohen's baby, a new Trump investigation and more ...

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Jan 28 2019
Crushing On Tumnus + Rainbow Rains On Trump + Kamala 2020 + Billionaire Centrist? Pass! + Best Unproduced LGBTQ Screenplays + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: Edison for U-TOUCH by Portis Wasp — that stings, will leave a mark.

BELOW: Keep reading for sexy James McAvoy, Rainbow's latest Trump gut-punch, Kamala 2020 and more ...

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