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GLAAD president resigns over his support for AT&T

The president of a leading LGBT rights group has resigned over his controversial support of AT&T’s corporate objectives. Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) president Jarrett Barrios offered the board his resignation Saturday, according to Politico. Barrios had sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) supporting AT&T’s…

Ricky Martin gets top award by GLAAD

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Latin pop star Ricky Martin was honored by media group GLAAD for his work as a role model at a gala held on Saturday where he urged people to spread gay rights throughout Latin America. “I just want to be free. I can say, today I…

Gay rights group demands apology from Newsweek

A gay rights group is demanding an apology from Newsweek magazine for a recent story that the group says suggested gay actors can’t play straight characters — an article that one actor dubbed “horrendously homophobic.” “An actor’s personal life should not be a factor in their believability in a role,”…

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