Tag: GLAAD

Television Continues to Slight People with Disabilities

For the past 20 years, GLAAD has conducted a study analyzing the prevalence of LGBT characters on network and streaming television. For seven years, they have extended their research to show the representation of people with disabilities. “The expansion of the television landscape into digital platforms is helping to spark…

Trump Disregards LGBT Pride Month

President Donald Trump has once again proven he’s no ally to the LGBT community as he refuses to proclaim June as LGBT Pride Month. He did, however, take the time to declare other proclamations for the month, dubbing June 2017 as Great Outdoors Month, National Caribbean-Heritage Month, African-American Music Appreciation…

'Religious Freedom' Order Could Legalize Discrimination

President Donald Trump has given women, along with the LGBT community and its advocates, another reason to doubt his commitment to protecting equal rights. A leaked draft of a “religious freedom” executive order, obtained by The Nation, would legalize discrimination based on religious beliefs “without suffering adverse treatment from the…

Fox Anchor In Trouble After Calling Rachel Maddow 'Angry Young Man'

Be careful what you say on Facebook. That’s the lesson Cincinnati Fox 19 anchor Tricia Macke learned this week when she made homophobic comments about MSNBC host Rachel Maddow and was subsequently suspended. Macke posted on her Facebook page that Maddow, an out lesbian, is an “angry young man.” After…