‘I Am Jazz’: Transitioning from a Girl to a Woman

  Now in it's third season, the GLAAD award-winning series "I Am Jazz" follows transgender 16-year-old Jazz Jennings, who finds herself at the crossroads of making one of the biggest decisions of her life. Jazz looks to move forward with gender confirmation surgery, a decision which is made even more complicated when she receives the news that her surgical options […]

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Debra Messing to Be Honored at the 28th Annual GLAAD Media Awards

  GLAAD announced today that it will honor Debra Messing with the Excellence in Media Award, which is presented to media professionals who have made a significant difference in promoting equality and acceptance of LGBTQ people. Previous Excellence in Media Award honorees include Robert De Niro, Russell Simmons, Kelly Ripa, Patti LaBelle, Tyra Banks, Julianne […]

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It's the most magical time of the year … awards season!  Break the popcorn out because awards season is basically the "American Gladiators" of shade throwing. With all the cameras about, subtle masters of the artform get to take center stage, flexing their eye-rolling muscles like bosses.  And let's be honest with ourselves for a moment: […]

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Laverne Cox at the NY GLAAD Media Awards. (Getty)

VIDEO: Laverne Cox Previews Groundbreaking Role in CBS’s ‘Doubt’

That’s right, “Orange is the New Black“ star Laverne Cox is not finished breaking down walls (and she looks great doing it!). Last week, CBS picked up the one-hour drama, “Doubt,” which stars Katherine Heigl, Steven Pasquale, Dule Hill, Dreama Walker, Elliott Gould, Kobi Libii and, playing a transgender character, trans actress/activist Cox. The show will be the first […]

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Robert De Niro to Be Honored at GLAAD Media Awards in NYC

Hot on the heels of the L.A. GLAAD Media Awards, the world's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender media advocacy organization announced this morning that Academy Award-winning actor Robert De Niro will be honored at the N.Y.-based awards on May 14, 2016. The actor will receive the Excellence in Media award, which, according to a GLAAD press […]

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More GLAAD Media Awards Red Carpet Interviews: Daniel Franzese, Alexandra Billings & ‘Black Sails’

I know I'm still buzzing from this past weekend's GLAAD Media Awards Only on Logo event in Los Angeles. Aren't you? If you have yet to check out my first round of interviews on the red carpet, you can watch Harry Shum Jr & Matthew Daddario from "Shadowhunters," out singer Troye Sivan, Judith Light, Candis Cayne […]

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GLAAD Nominee Spotlight: Best Drama Series

This year's GLAAD Media Awards is fast approaching with the LA awards on April 2nd (NY's awards is May 14th) and I'm turning the spotlight on some of the key categories up for an award this year. As I've said before, the competition isn't as heated as other awards since just being nominated is a […]

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GLAAD Media Awards: Outstanding Comedy Series Nominations

Unlike awards presentations like the Oscars, Emmys, Grammys or even the Tonys, the GLAAD Media Awards are not a heated, competitive battle to see who'll take home the prize. In many ways, without sounding too hokey, everyone is a winner because being recognized in this group is a sign that your show or film is […]

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