Press Releases and important breaking news

GLAAD Report: Drag events faced at least 124 protests and significant threats in 2022

By Mary Emily O’Hara, Rapid Response Manager |  November 22, 2022 GLAAD Note: this post was updated on Wednesday, November 23 to reflect the introduction of an anti-drag bill in Montana. GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, […]

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Press Releases and important breaking news

GLAAD RELEASES STATEMENTS FROM COLORADO-BASED LEADERS AND GROUPS; ANNOUNCES FUND ESTABLISHED FOR SURVIVORS AND FAMILIES OF THOSE KILLED IN THE COLORADO SPRINGS LGBTQ NIGHTCLUB SHOOTING

November 20, 2022 GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is releasing additional responses from local groups, leaders and advocates about the deadly mass shooting at Club Q […]

Music & Radio Personalities

Brandi Carlile, Steve Lacy Score Huge Grammy Noms; Sam Smith, Kim Petras, Randy Rainbow, ‘A Strange Loop’ And More Represent LGBTQ Community

By Dino-Ray Ramos GLAAD.org | November 15, 2022 The Grammys have unveiled the nominees for the 65th annual ceremony – and there is a steady shining rainbow light on this year’s list of noms. Brandi Carlile’s In These Silent Days scored a total […]

Featured Activities

Chicago Reader to celebrate its 50ish anniversary at MCA on November 30

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  November 15, 2022  Contacts: Tracy BaimPublisher, Chicago Readertbaim@chicagoreader.com773-387-2394 JT NewmanOwner & Event Producer, Sprout Partnershipsjtnewman@sproutpartnerships.com917-750-7021  On November 30, the Reader Institute for Community Journalism (RICJ), the nonprofit publisher of the legendary Chicago […]

Television, Stage & Other Stories

WATCH: ‘Abbott Elementary’ Writer Brittani Nichols Talks Success And Value Of Black Queer Representation In Hollywood

By Dino-Ray Ramos GLAAD.org | November 9, 2022 Since its premiere, the ABC sitcom Abbott Elementary has quickly found success and brought hope back to network TV, a space that has been an afterthought in a landscape of streamers and […]