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Sundance Institute Launches Inaugural Trans Possibilities Intensive

Sundance Institute launched the inaugural Trans Possibilities Intensive and announced the first six artists who will participate in the three-day virtual program supporting transgender storytellers of color. The…

Chloe x Halle, Sterling K. Brown, Andy Cohen to Participate in GLAAD’s Spirit Day

LGBTQ media advocacy organization GLAAD announced a preliminary list of celebrities, shows and networks set to participate in this year’s Spirit Day, the anti-bullying campaign taking place on…

Ted Sarandos Doubles Down on Dave Chappelle Defense: ‘Content Doesn’t Directly Translate to Real-World Harm’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Netflix Co-CEO Ted Sarandos sent a lengthy missive to the entire company following the mounting controversy around a new original special from comic Dave Chappelle. After addressing top…

Dave Chappelle Sparks Controversy Again with Netflix Special The Closer

Dave Chappelle is stirring the pot once again after the release of his newest comedy special on Netflix. The new hour-long concert film, called The Closer, is the…

Critics call to cancel Dave Chappelle, Netflix for ‘ridiculing trans people’

“Chappelle’s brand has become synonymous with ridiculing trans people and other marginalized communities.”

Dave Chappelle’s Netflix Special Called Out by GLAAD, National Black Justice Coalition for ‘Ridiculing Trans People’

Dave Chappelle is drawing a growing wave of criticism for his derogatory comments about the LGBTQ+ community in his newest Netflix stand-up special. The special, titled “The Closer,”…

LGBTQ-Led Multitude Films Digs Into Issues and Filmmakers That Others May Overlook

While last summer’s racial reckoning and the #MeToo movement forced many in the entertainment business to take diversity and inclusiveness seriously — or at least a lot more…

‘MTV VMAs’ Review: From Lil Nas X’s ‘Gay Agenda’ to Machine Gun Kelly’s Rock Agenda, a Return to Live Has Some Lively Moments

Everything being relative, the 2021 MTV VMAs represented a big rebound from the all-time low point of last year’s show, which ended up being pre-recorded without an audience…

DaBaby Meets With Nine HIV-Awareness Organizations, ‘Apologizes’ for ‘Inaccurate and Hurtful Comments’

DaBaby has met with a group of nine U.S. HIV organizations “to discuss HIV facts and share personal stories of living and thriving with HIV,” the organizations announced…

Lance Bass wants to host an LGBTQIA season of ‘The Bachelor’

The former NSYNC member wants to say bye, bye, bye to a season of a straight bachelor.

Lance Bass Wants to Host a Season of ‘The Bachelor’ With LGBTQ Contestants (EXCLUSIVE)

Lance Bass is a lifelong fan of “The Bachelor” and this summer, he landed his dream job hosting a show from the franchise, as one of the rotating…

Awards HQ Aug. 30: Emmy Viewing Party News, GLAAD Exec on ‘Pose’ Nominations, Cedric the Entertainer Exclusive, ‘Ted Lasso’ Backlash?

GLAAD’s Megan Townsend on the Historic Significance of ‘Pose’ at the Emmys (COLUMN) Megan Townsend, GLAAD’s director of entertainment media and analysis, is also the lead author and…