Pelosi on hand to help GLAAD honor LGBT media leaders

Pelosi on hand to help GLAAD honor LGBT media leaders


Don Lemon's responsibility as a CNN anchor fell second to his responsibility as an openly gay public figure, even as Hurricane Irma neared the coast of Florida. When it became clear a major and deadly weather event would strike the South on the very weekend he was due to receive an award from GLAAD, the cable news anchor asked his boss what to do. "He said, 'You've got to go,'" Lemon explained, standing on the red carpet of City View atop the Metreon on Saturday night. "So Anderson (Cooper) is doing double duty."  Lemon described awards from GLAAD, a 32-year-old national organization that monitors the media on LGBTQ issues, as "the Oscars of gay awards.

LGBT characters at all time high on U.S. television

LGBT characters at all time high on U.S. television


Shows like "Transparent," "Doubt" and "Queen Sugar" have helped boost the number of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender characters on U.S. television to a record high, a report from the advocacy group GLAAD said on Thursday.

Twitter Teams Up With GLAAD, MLB on Spirit Day Emoji

Twitter Teams Up With GLAAD, MLB on Spirit Day Emoji


Twitter is marking Spirit Day Thursday (Oct. 20) with a custom purple hashtag-triggered emoji.

Matt Skallerud's insight:

Spirit Day is an annual anti-bullying initiative spearheaded by GLAAD in support of LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) youth.

GLAAD Amplified: LGBTQ Voices in Advertising

GLAAD Amplified: LGBTQ Voices in Advertising


Advertising Week's Premier and Only LGBTQ Panel and Networking Event


Matt Skallerud's insight:

In a remarkable year of change, meet the advertisers who exceeded expectations. Featuring a distinguished panel of top advertising executives and an in-depth analysis of this year's most talked about LGBTQ inclusive ad campaigns. Connect with the marketing and advertising leaders behind your favorite ad campaigns and participate in an in-depth discussion on LGBTQ-inclusive advertising in today's world.