Miley Cyrus offers to educate DaBaby after homophobic rant

DaBaby has been feeling the heat since his homophobic remarks at last month’s Rolling Loud Festival in Miami and has issued several apologies since being replaced on several major musical festivals and losing of a few endorsement deals. Admitting in his last apology that he wanted “the opportunity to grow, educate, and learn from his […]

GLAAD responds to DaBaby’s homophobic comments as he loses endorsement deal

DaBaby continues to feel the heat from his controversial comments during last weekend’s Rolling Loud Music Festival, which resulted in clothing brand boohooMAN ending their partnership with the rapper yesterday, July 28. DaBaby joined forces with global online retailer boohooMAN to create an exclusive summer collection earlier this month that included a 100-piece limited edition […]

Halle Berry pulls out of transgender role after backlash

Halle Berry has pulled out of a transgender role after she faced an online backlash. The 53-year-old star has said sorry for considering a trans character part, and admitted she now believes “the transgender community should undeniably have the opportunity to tell their own stories.” A statement posted on her Twitter account read: “Over the […]

An emotional Beyoncé reveals how HIV affected her family

Beyoncé has revealed how a family member’s battle with HIV “was one of the most painful experiences” of her life. The “Formation” singer appeared alongside her husband Jay-Z to accept the Vanguard Award at the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards on Thursday night, March 28, 2019, and she paid tribute to her late uncle Jimmy […]

Tiffany R. Warren’s superpowers; accelerating acceptance, awarding achievements

Tiffany R. Warren is the senior vice president and chief diversity officer for Omnicom Group and the founder of ADCOLOR, the premier organization that celebrates and advocates diversity in the creative and technology industries. Both are duties she deems an “honor.” It’s been nine years since Warren started working with Omnicom. In her diversity chief […]

Kerry Washington asks Black and LGBT communities to band together

Being powerful and evocative seems to come easy for Kerry Washington, and during this past weekend’s GLAAD media awards, the “Scandal” actress gave the most noteworthy speech of the night when she shared her pride over being nan LGBT ally and challenged homophobia in the Black community. While receiving her Vanguard Award, which is given […]

GLAAD study finds gay depictions increase on TV

Last week, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation released a study saying television has increased its depiction of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters, with the edge going to cable and the Internet over broadcast networks. According to the Associated Press, networks are promoting the understanding of gay lives with some of the most inclusive […]

Laverne Cox makes history as 1st transgender actress nominated for an Emmy

Laverne Cox has been nominated for an Emmy in the “Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series” category for her role as Sophia Burset — an inmate who committed fraud in an attempt to pay for a sex change procedure—in the Netflix series, “Orange Is the New Black.” She is the first transgender actress, on record, […]

DeRay Davis ‘comes out’ as gay ally

Earlier this week, Booty Call and “Castle” actress Tamala Jones made her debut as an LGBT ally in a public service announcement for GLAAD’s new “Coming Out For Equality” campaign. Now, actor and funnyman DeRay Davis has joined the cause as well and his PSA has now hit the web. As with all of the […]

Tamala Jones ‘comes out’ as gay ally

It’s been some time since we’ve seen actress Tamala Jones in the news, but the Booty Call star added a bit of positivity to the news headlines this week when she appeared in a public service announcement for GLAAD’s “Coming Out For Equality Campaign.” In the video, the “Castle” star spends most of her time […]

Tracy Morgan to Gay Fans: ‘From the Bottom of My Heart, I Apologize’

After meeting with homeless LGBT teens and parents of slain LGBT kids last week, Tracy Morgan has now made his may back to Nashville, Tenn., and apologized to audience members and gay advocacy groups for his homophobic remarks during a recent comedy show. According to PopEater, June 21, declared his apology at a panel, sponsored […]

Tracy Morgan Meets With LGBT Teens

Tracy Morgan makes good on promise to the LGBT community. After enduring a firestorm of public criticism following his infamous homophobic rant earlier this month, Tracy Morgan is intent on making amends with the LGBT community. And as promised when he publicly apologized last week, the comedian recently teamed up with the Gay & Lesbian […]

Tracy Morgan Makes Commitment to Support LGBT Community

After apologizing for his offensive homophobic rant last week, Tracy Morgan continued his bid for public redemption and forgiveness yesterday, June 13, when he spoke with The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) to announce his plans to become an LGBT ally. During the announcement, Morgan also revealed painful details about his past including […]

Lil B Says He’s Received Death Threats Over ‘I’m Gay’ Album Title

Just days after rapper Lil B announced at Coachella that he would title his next album I’m Gay, the Bay Area emcee is now revealing that some of his fans have turned on him and that he’s received numerous digital death threats. In an interview with MTV News yesterday (April 21), Lil B gave examples […]

GLAAD Reacts to Lil B Titling Upcoming Album ‘I’m Gay’

As reported previously, this past weekend, up-and-coming West Coast rapper Lil B announced during his show at Coachella that he will title his next album, I’m Gay. And although the rapper explained that he wants to show that words hold no power, LGBT rights organization GLAAD, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, doesn’t see […]

Kobe Bryant Fined $100K, Issues Apology for Homophobic Slur

Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant landed in hot water with NBA Commissioner David Stern and GLAAD after uttering a homophobic slur at a game Tuesday, April 12. Bryant was subsequently slapped with a $100,000 fine and issued an apology for his foul language. According to nytimes.com, Bryant issued a statement of apology for his […]