Television

GLAAD Releases TV Diversity Report

GLAAD today released its annual Where We Are on TV report. Where We Are on TV analyzes the overall diversity of primetime scripted series regulars on broadcast networks and assesses the number of LGBTQ characters on cable networks and original streaming series on the services Amazon, Hulu, and Netflix for the 2017-2018 TV season. This(…)

Logo and the ACLU Partner for the Premiere of ‘Forbidden: Undocumented & Queer In Rural America’

The Emmy Award-Winning Logo Documentary Films and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) today announced a partnership to promote the broadcast premiere of Forbidden: Undocumented & Queer in Rural America.  The documentary, which follows Moises Serrano, an undocumented immigrant and gay man born in Mexico and raised in North Carolina, fighting for the American dream, will(…)

Exhuming the Life of a Man Shunned for His Sexuality

Like many gay men in the 1980s, Miguel moved to New York City in search of a life out of the closet; he found a career in theater and a rewarding relationship. Yet in the midst of the AIDS crisis, his devout Catholic mother pressured him to repent for his homosexuality on his deathbed. Twenty-five(…)

CMT Star Cody Alan Comes Out as Gay

  CMT and iHeartRadio host Cody Alan has come out as gay, via an Instagram post on Thursday. In an open and heartfelt message, Alan wrote, “there is something I want to share with you. You see, I’m gay. This is not a choice I made, but something I’ve known about myself my whole life.”(…)

Xfinity Launches ‘LGBT Film & TV Collection’

Xfinity has launched a new range of content for LGBT viewers. Named the Xfinity LGBT Film & TV Collection the content will be a community-driven library of over 800+ titles featuring LGBT characters and storylines, with new content incorporated weekly. Launching the service, Friday Jean-Claire Fitschen, executive director, Multicultural Services at Xfinity said, “We are(…)

GLAAD – Where We Are on TV Report – 2016

The Where We Are on TV report analyzes the overall diversity of primetime scripted series regulars on broadcast networks and looks at the number of LGBTQ characters on cable networks and streaming services for the 2016-2017 TV season. Download the full report Below are some of the most remarkable points GLAAD found in its research this(…)