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  • GLAAD condemns Dave Chappelle, Netflix for his latest set of transphobic jokes

    10/08/2021 7:25:33 AM PDT · by mylife · 72 replies
    Dave Chappelle released a new comedy special, The Closer, on Netflix last night. Which means, with a depressing inevitability, that Chappelle also released a new set of jokes predicated on making fun of trans people, depicting them as thin-skinned bullies bound and determined to push poor, multi-millionaire comedians like Dave Chappelle around. GLAAD has now issued a condemnation of the special, which includes a loud declaration from Chappelle that he’s “Team TERF!” in addition to other transphobic material. Chappelle, in fact, devotes quite a considerable chunk of The Closer to talking about trans issues—i.e., the issue of trans people asking...
  • Transgender Activists Do Not Want You To Hear Stories Of ‘Gender Transition’ Regret

    05/25/2021 5:48:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 25, 2021 | Madeline Osburn
    There is a reason the transgender movement unleashed such immediate and intense pushback for even a mild attempt at highlighting instances of disappointment and regret with hormone therapy.CBS’s “60 Minutes” aired a segment Sunday night interviewing a number of individuals who, after undergoing hormone treatments and sex “reassignment” surgeries, decided to “detransition” back to their natural sex. Despite “60 Minutes” framing the story around transgender health-care access and critiquing a number of recent bills introduced at the state level to protect minors from experimental treatments, LGBTQ activists denounced CBS’s reporting as “ridiculous” “fearmongering.”CBS correspondent Lesley Stahl interviewed individuals who all...
  • BLM, GLAAD Join 40 Progressive Groups Calling for Fox News Ad Boycott

    05/18/2021 9:48:44 PM PDT · by Conservat1 · 61 replies
    TheWrap ^ | May, 18, 2021 | Lindsey Ellefson
    BLM, GLAAD Join 40 Progressive Groups Calling for Fox News Ad Boycott (Exclusive) "The advertisers that choose to recommit to Fox News will end up being the ones to pay the reputational price," Media Matters president Angelo Carusone says
  • Best Products Kellogg’s New...Cereal Will...Celebrate Pride Month

    04/13/2021 3:32:07 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 57 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 04/12/2021 | C Fitzpatrick
    In honor of Pride Month 2021, which is June, Kellogg’s and GLAAD have come together to introduce a new cereal. The Together With Pride variety aims to celebrate everyone having a seat at the table and show support to the LGBTQ+ community. Kellogg’s first partnered with GLAAD in 2019 to create the All Together Cereal. The pride-fueled box was filled with six cereals...
  • Hallmark Channel to Air Its First Movie With Same-Sex ‘Wedding’ Scene

    08/13/2020 1:03:09 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 59 replies
    Christian News Network ^ | August 12, 2020 | Heather Clark
    The Hallmark Channel, whose parent company advised last month that it would be including “LGBT” themes in its holiday lineup at the end of 2020, is not waiting until December to incorporate the sin of homosexuality into its original movie lineup. In what is believed to be a first for the network, online videos promoting “Wedding Every Weekend”, scheduled to air this Saturday, depict a scene where two women “wed” each other. “It really reflects the world that we live in now,” states actress Makayla Moore in a behind-the-scenes video. “It’s exciting to celebrate love in all its forms.” She...
  • Saying that the LGBTQ+ Pride Flag is the "Only Rainbow that Matters" Candy Giant Mars Wrigley Will Sell Gray Skittles in June to benefit GLAAD

    05/23/2020 1:16:29 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 56 replies
    nteb ^ | Geoffrey Grider
    June used to be one of the best times of the year, it was warm enough to go to the beach, and everyone started having backward parties and cookouts. That is until the month of June was hijacked by gay liberal activist groups like GLAAD who want every company in America to ‘celebrate LGBTQ+ P For Pedopfile Pride Month‘. This year, the rainbow colored Skittles candy will go gray, and a dollar for every pack sold will be donated to GLAAD. Hmm, so I guess of you buy a pack of gray Skittles you are donating by proxy to a...
  • 2019: The Beginning of the End for the Progressive Left’s Narrative On Gender

    01/08/2020 11:17:41 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 11 replies
    The Activist Mommy ^ | January 7, 2020 | The Activist Mommy
    Just when it seemed as though the transgender movement was reaching a fever-pitch and it was becoming impossible to stand up to the zealous mob of trans-enthusiasts, it appears some celebrities may have found the secret to shutting them down and evading the dreaded “cancel culture” imposed on anyone who dares speak truth or reason. Perhaps this culture battle is not all but lost after all. Back in December, famed author J.K. Rowling tweeted her support for Maya Forstater, a former tax expert who lost her job at think tank Center for Global Development for declaring that men and women...
  • Top Six Reasons NOT to Get a Chik-Fil-A Franchise.

    11/20/2019 10:17:28 AM PST · by BDParrish · 86 replies
    Franchise City ^ | 2019 |
    There is a lot that Chick-fil-A has done right. Earnings per store or AUV's (average unit volumes) are at the top of the QSR50 at 4.4 million. To put that into perspective the average unit volume of a Subway store is a paltry $422,000... ...3. You own nothing and build no equity. This one is huge. In a typical franchise arrangement after you have spent years working hard and building up a business when it's time to retire or move on you can typically sell that business or pass it on to your family. Successful franchises can be worth millions....
  • GLAAD: Chick-Fil-A Cave Not Enough, Must Disavow Itself

    11/20/2019 4:38:40 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 120 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/19/2019
    One of the nation’s largest gay advocacy organizations is greeting Chick-Fil-A’s divestment from Christian charities like the Salvation Army with tepid praise and further demands, including an “unequivocal” denunciation of the brand’s history and values. GLAAD (whose name is an acronym for its former title, “Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation”) demanded “safe workplaces for LGBTQ employees” and an apparent denunciation of the Christian ministry Focus on the Family, responding to Chick-Fil-A’s decision to stop donating to the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program for needy children and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, which serves historically black colleges and universities (HCBUs)....
  • Gay pressure group demands 1 of 5 prime-time TV characters be LGBT by 2025

    11/13/2019 6:59:24 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 57 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | November 13th 2019 | Calvin Freiburger
    The pro-LGBT pressure group GLAAD released its annual report on the state of LGBT “representation” in television last week, and while it found a rise in prime-time depictions of homosexual and transgender characters, it’s demanding that Hollywood double its efforts so that a fifth of regular primetime characters are LGBT five years from now. “Of the 879 series regular characters expected to appear on broadcast primetime scripted programming in the coming year, 90 (10.2 percent) were counted as LGBTQ,” the group reports, meeting an expectation set by the group last year and marking the “highest percentage of LGBTQ regular characters...
  • LGBT group pushes for 20 percent of all television characters be LGBT by 2025

    11/12/2019 1:40:52 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 109 replies
    christian post ^ | 10/11/19 | Brandon Showalter
    A major gay rights organization is pushing for 20 percent of all television characters to be LGBT by the year 2025. According to a report called "Where We Are on TV", which was released Thursday from the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), the presence of characters who identify as LGBT in television programming is key to changing hearts and minds in culture. The report cites an online survey of 2,037 adults indicating that one-fifth of Americans ages 18-34 and that 12 percent of all adults identify as LGBT or other non-heterosexual, non-biological gender categories. GLAAD president Sarah Kate...
  • GLAAD Report Reveals LGBTQ TV Representation At All-Time High

    11/07/2019 8:44:10 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 32 replies
    Deadline ^ | November 7, 2019 | Dino-Ray Ramos
    GLAAD has released its “Where We Are On TV” report which breaks down the overall diversity of primetime scripted series regulars on broadcast networks and assesses the number of LGBTQ characters on cable networks and streaming platforms. This year, there is more good news than bad. “Where We Are On TV” showed that the needle has moved to an all-time high when it comes to LGBTQ series regulars. There was also a significant increase in racial diversity of LGBTQ characters on broadcast and cable — but there was a decrease in streaming. On top of that, for the first time...
  • Young Americans’ LGBTQ Acceptance Plunges 63% to 45% in Two Years

    10/07/2019 8:04:21 AM PDT · by Salman · 84 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 27 Jun 2019 | DR. SUSAN BERRY
    A survey produced by the Harris Poll in partnership with Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) finds young Americans’ comfort with LGBTQ individuals has plunged from 63 percent in 2016 to 45 percent in 2018. According to the Accelerating Acceptance report, Americans aged 18-34 who say they are comfortable interacting with LGBTQ people dropped from 63 percent in 2016 to 53 percent in 2017, and then to 45 percent in 2018. The survey results are published as lesbian, gay, and transgender activists celebrate Pride month. “At the same time, the Trump administration continues to attack the LGBTQ community through...
  • LGBTQ groups raise concerns to GLAAD over constitutional amendment push

    08/23/2019 1:26:36 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 34 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08 23 2019 | John Bowden
    Several LGBTQ organizations wrote a letter to GLAAD's president urging the group to abandon a push to pass an amendment enshrining LGBTQ rights in the Constitution. HuffPost reported Friday that a letter signed by the Human Rights Campaign, National LGBTQ Task Force, National Center for Transgender Equality and others urges GLAAD President Sarah Kate Ellis to cease efforts to advance an amendment campaign and instead engage with local advocacy groups to support their efforts. “While we certainly believe that the challenges facing the LGBTQ community require bold action, we also believe that advancing an amendment campaign is a harmful approach...

    06/24/2019 11:31:33 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 85 replies ^ | 6/24/19 | DANIEL AVERY
    Young people are often assumed to be progressive, especially when it comes to gay rights. But a new study reveals that acceptance of the LGBTQ community by adults 18 to 34 is falling.A new Harris Poll commissioned by GLAAD found that 36 percent of respondents in that demographic reported they'd be "very" or "somewhat" uncomfortable learning a family member was LGBTQ. That's up from 29 percent who said the same in 2018.According to the 2019 Accelerating Acceptance Index, 39 percent would be unsettled by their child learning about LGBTQ history in school, compared to just 30 percent in 2018. And finding...
  • Bud Light Will Sell Beer in Rainbow Bottles for Pride Month in June

    05/07/2019 6:12:30 PM PDT · by skimbell · 146 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 5-7-19 | Helen Murphy
    The best part? Bud Light is partnering with GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer media advocacy organization. For every case of rainbow bottles sold, the beer company will donate $1 to the organization, “up to $150,000 to assist in their efforts of creating a world where everyone can live the life they love.”
  • Chelsea Clinton drapes baby bump in black dress as she surprises audience at GLAAD Media Awards

    05/04/2019 8:37:14 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 64 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 5/4/2019
    The GLAAD Media Awards audience got a surprise this Saturday night when the show was held in Manhattan. Pregnant Chelsea Clinton, 39, hit the stage and delivered a speech, modeling a simple black dress with multiple necklaces. 'As a parent, I am particularly grateful GLAAD will not rest until LGBTQ people and all marginalized communities have 100 percent acceptance,' she said, per GLAAD. Chelsea is pregnant with her third child by her investor husband Marc Mezvinsky, whom she has been married to since 2010.
  • Smollett developments leave some baffled, others outraged

    02/17/2019 7:09:11 PM PST · by conservative98 · 55 replies
    AP ^ | 1/17/19 - 2 hours ago | LINDSEY BAHR
    GLAAD, a nongovernmental media-monitoring organization founded by LGBT members of the media, on Thursday reiterated its support for Smollett. The group said in a statement that the actor had been doubly victimized: first by the attack and then by the doubts cast around it.
  • The Democrats Chose Hate. The Women’s March is the Result Farrakhan problem isn’t going anywhere

    01/22/2019 6:25:58 AM PST · by SJackson · 8 replies
    Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical Left and Islamic terrorism. Like a preacher tiptoeing out of a brothel, the Democrat Party quietly dropped its sponsorship of the Women’s March. Like most of the other lefty establishment groups slowly backing away from its pro-Farrakhan leadership, the DNC offered a non-denial and no condemnation of the group’s anti-Semitism. Instead of condemning the March’s anti-Semitism, the Southern Poverty Law Center explained that it wasn’t going to sponsor it because “other projects were a priority.” Even though HRC and...
  • TV's LGBTQ Representation Is at New High, While Delivering Greater Diversity (tr)

    10/25/2018 10:55:47 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 57 replies
    TV Line ^ | October 25, 2018 | Matt Webb Mitovich
    GLAAD’s “Where We Are on TV” report for a third consecutive year forecasts an all-time high in the number of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and queer (LGBTQ) characters on TV, while also noting that both greater racial diversity and gender parity has been achieved among those roles. Broadcast TV’s representation of LGBTQ characters in the 2018-19 TV season is forecast to be 8.8 percent (or 75 out of 859 series regular roles), up nearly one-third from 2017-18 to mark an all-time high. (Broadcast TV also will have 38 recurring LGBTQ characters, up from last season’s 28.) The CW ranks...