GLAAD http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/725/all en Conservative Writer Runs Afoul of LGBT Thought Cops http://www.mrc.org/articles/conservative-writer-runs-afoul-lgbt-thought-cops <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kevin D. Williamson [gasp!] hurt someone’s feelings, and must be silenced. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/lilly-bozzone">Lilly Bozzone</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Lest anyone still doubt the growing totalitarianism of the left – and the LGBT left especially – the recent episode involving National Review correspondent Kevin D. Williamson should prove instructive.&nbsp; </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/conservative-writer-runs-afoul-lgbt-thought-cops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith Family Politics GLAAD Kevin D. Williamson Laverne Cox Time Magazine Fri, 06 Jun 2014 17:05:39 +0000 mike.ciandella 46416 at http://www.mrc.org 'That's A Beautiful Thing:' CNN's Phillips Gushes Over Facebook's 50+ Gender Categories http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/thats-beautiful-thing-cnns-phillips-gushes-over-facebooks-50-gender-categories <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matthew-balan">Matthew Balan</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/2014-02-14-CNN-Phillips_large.JPG" style="width: 240px; height: 134px; float: right;" />Kyra Phillips heralded Facebook's recent decision to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tim-graham/2014/02/13/ap-celebrates-facebook-creating-fifty-gender-categories-its-users-only-o" target="_blank">add more than 50 gender categories</a> on Friday's <em>CNN Newsroom</em>.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Matthew Balan is a News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/MatthewJLB" target="_blank">Follow Matthew Balan on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/thats-beautiful-thing-cnns-phillips-gushes-over-facebooks-50-gender-categories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division CNN CNN Newsroom facebook GLAAD Kyra Phillips LGBT Rich Ferraro Sat, 15 Feb 2014 20:47:28 +0000 matthew.balan 45562 at http://www.mrc.org ‘Gender is Too Binary’ for Facebook, Site Adds 48 More Options http://www.mrc.org/articles/gender-too-binary-facebook-site-adds-48-more-options <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Facebook’s transgender software designer praises new feature allowing users ‘customize’ their gender. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Being male or female is too exclusive, according to Facebook. <a href="http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_FACEBOOK_NEW_GENDER_OPTIONS?SITE=AP&amp;SECTION=HOME&amp;TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&amp;CTIME=2014-02-13-13-02-56">Starting Feb. 13</a>, Facebook unveiled a new option in each U.S. user’s profile customization to “customize” their gender, according to Associated Press.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer for MRC Culture at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/gender-too-binary-facebook-site-adds-48-more-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Business Family Life AP CNN custom gender facebook gender GLAAD social media transgender Thu, 13 Feb 2014 22:19:49 +0000 julia.seymour 45547 at http://www.mrc.org TV Has to Be At Least 42 Percent Gay? http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/tv-has-be-least-42-percent-gay <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> The media elites glowed as they reported a judge had forced New Jersey to become the 14th state to honor and celebrate the "gay marriage" concept. When homosexuals marry in Hoboken, the gay left will be — should be — thanking Hollywood.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/tv-has-be-least-42-percent-gay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division GLAAD Homosexuality Wed, 30 Oct 2013 14:32:43 +0000 tim.graham 44836 at http://www.mrc.org GLAAD Urges CBS to Put More T on TV http://www.mrc.org/articles/glaad-urges-cbs-put-more-t-tv <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gay group schmoozes with network execs to get more positive transgender roles in programming. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/lauren-enk">Lauren Enk</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Here’s hoping CNN isn’t too possessive in its <a href="http://www.mrc.org/node/40797">special relationship</a> with GLAAD, because there may be another network in GLAAD’s life. CBS execs got chummy with GLAAD (Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) last week to map out how CBS can push the T part of the LGBT agenda in it’s TV shows.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/glaad-urges-cbs-put-more-t-tv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Family cbs GLAAD transgenders Tue, 02 Jul 2013 18:33:37 +0000 matt.philbin 43952 at http://www.mrc.org ABC Family Leads the Way in All Things Gay http://www.mrc.org/articles/abc-family-leads-way-all-things-gay <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New lesbian foster couple show will fit right in with network’s idea of ‘family.’ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>When Pat Robertson sold his “Family Channel” to Disney with the stipulation that the word “family” never leave the channel’s title, he probably wasn’t thinking families would include pregnant teens and lesbian foster couples. But that’s exactly what Disney’s ABC Family channel holds up as “A new kind of family.”<img src="http://www.cinemablend.com/images/sections/52281/_1360189366.jpg" style="float: right;" height="141" width="212" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/abc-family-leads-way-all-things-gay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Faith Family ABC Family gay GLAAD The Fosters Mon, 01 Apr 2013 14:47:22 +0000 matt.philbin 43058 at http://www.mrc.org Three ABC Co-Hosts to Appear at a Political Fund-Raiser for Gay Rights http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/three-abc-co-hosts-appear-political-fund-raiser-gay-rights <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img height="101" width="300" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012/gayaward.jpg" /></p><p>Apparently, objectivity just isn't needed on some issues. On March 16th,&nbsp;<em>Good Morning America's</em>&nbsp;Josh Elliott, Sam Champion and Lara Spencer will co-host the 24th annual&nbsp;<a href="http://www.glaad.org/mediaawards">Gay &amp; Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation&nbsp;</a>(GLAAD) awards. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/three-abc-co-hosts-appear-political-fund-raiser-gay-rights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Gays GLAAD Good Morning America Josh Elliott Fri, 22 Feb 2013 21:34:09 +0000 scott.whitlock 42719 at http://www.mrc.org Anderson Cooper to Receive GLAAD's 'Vito Russo Award' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/anderson-cooper-receive-glaads-vito-russo-award <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2013-02-12-CNN-Cooper.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" width="240" height="135" /> CNN's getting more love from the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) as prime-time host Anderson Cooper <a href="http://www.mediabistro.com/tvnewser/anderson-cooper-to-receive-glaad-award_b168021">will be honored</a> at the organization's upcoming Media Awards for his work as an "openly gay media professional" in "promoting equality."<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/anderson-cooper-receive-glaads-vito-russo-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Anderson Cooper CNN GLAAD Media Bias Debate Fri, 22 Feb 2013 13:10:02 +0000 matt.hadro 42713 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Scores Big in GLAAD 24th Media Award Nominations http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnn-scores-big-glaad-24th-media-award-nominations <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation chooses favorite shows and news networks. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/katie-yoder">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Amidst the recent People’s Choice Awards and the Golden Globe Awards, the <a href="http://www.glaad.org/">Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation</a> (GLAAD) released its set of “24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards Nominees.” And – surprise, surprise – many of the nominees play into the traditional media’s pro-gay agenda. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnn-scores-big-glaad-24th-media-award-nominations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Media Anderson Cooper CNN gay GLAAD New Normal Wed, 16 Jan 2013 23:00:02 +0000 dan.gainor 42268 at http://www.mrc.org Salon.com Celebrates Androgynous Japanese Ad http://www.mrc.org/articles/saloncom-celebrates-androgynous-japanese-ad <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Cheers ‘changing way gender is portrayed in advertising.’ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-philbin">Matt Philbin</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>If there’s any remaining doubt that the left-wing media have little but contempt for traditional Americans, it ain’t the fault of Salon’s Mary Elizabeth Williams.<br /><br />In an August 26 piece fittingly reposted at the far-left moon-bat site Alter-Net, Williams lovingly described a Japanese Toyota ad featuring an androgynous model while getting in a shot at America.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/saloncom-celebrates-androgynous-japanese-ad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Business International Life Media Advertising Alter-Net androgyny car commercial gay agenda gender GLAAD j.crew Japan Mary Elizabeth Williams men Salon.com sex Toyota Women Mon, 27 Aug 2012 15:45:11 +0000 julia.seymour 41017 at http://www.mrc.org Chick-fil-A, Media Magic and 68 Days That Didn’t Shake the World http://www.mrc.org/commentary/chick-fil-media-magic-and-68-days-didnt-shake-world-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The left tried to pull a fast one on marriage. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-philbin">Matt Philbin</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: small;"> </span><span style="font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: small;">It would have been a neat trick if they managed it. </span></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/chick-fil-media-magic-and-68-days-didnt-shake-world-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Culture Faith Family Politics Chick-fil-A CNN GLAAD Wed, 22 Aug 2012 13:38:24 +0000 matt.philbin 40978 at http://www.mrc.org Chick-fil-A, Media Magic and 68 Days That Didn’t Shake the World http://www.mrc.org/commentary/chick-fil-media-magic-and-68-days-didnt-shake-world <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The left tried to pull a fast on on marriage. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-philbin">Matt Philbin</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: small;"> </span><span style="font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: small;">It would have been a neat trick if they managed it. </span></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/chick-fil-media-magic-and-68-days-didnt-shake-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Culture Faith Family Politics Chick-fil-A CNN GLAAD Wed, 22 Aug 2012 13:37:58 +0000 matt.philbin 40977 at http://www.mrc.org Liberals Refuse to Drop ‘Hate Group’ Brand for Family Research Council http://www.mrc.org/articles/liberals-refuse-drop-hate-group-brand-family-research-council <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Media hype support, but ignore LGBT groups attacking the organization. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/lauren-thompson">Lauren Thompson</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>In the aftermath of the pro-gay attack on the Family Research Council, pro-LGBT organizations and personalities condemned the violence, but stood staunchly in defense of his motives. </p> <p>According to the Aug. 16, Washington Post, “LGBT groups stand in solidarity with the Family Research Council.” That’s far from the truth.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/liberals-refuse-drop-hate-group-brand-family-research-council" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith Family Family Research Council gay GLAAD LGBT Mon, 20 Aug 2012 19:21:46 +0000 dan.gainor 40955 at http://www.mrc.org GLAAD Tidings: CNN, Gay Group in Committed Relationship http://www.mrc.org/eye-culture/glaad-tidings-cnn-gay-group-committed-relationship <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> CNN is a GLAAD Corporate Partner. GLAAD is CNN’s go-to for stories on gays. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-philbin">Matt Philbin</a> </div> </div> </div> <ul><li>CNN’s parent TimeWarner is a “Platinum Underwriter” of the GLAAD Media Awards.</li><li>In the last two years, GLAAD has nominated CNN reporting five separate times for its Media Awards, and given anchor Don Lemon an “Outstanding Citizen Award.”</li><li>In last two years, GLAAD has appeared in 41 stories on the network, and in 43 pieces on CNN.com.</li><li>CNN’s relationship with the group violates two separate items from the Society of Professional Journalists’ Code of Ethics.</li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/eye-culture/glaad-tidings-cnn-gay-group-committed-relationship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eye on Culture MRC Culture Faith Family Media Politics Anderson Cooper CNN Don Lemon GLAAD Fri, 03 Aug 2012 19:17:35 +0000 matt.philbin 40797 at http://www.mrc.org ABC's Josh Elliott: 'I'm Proud to Work at a Place That Believes in Advocacy Journalism!' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abcs-josh-elliott-im-proud-work-place-believes-advocacy-journalism <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <img style="margin: 3px; float: right; width: 240px; height: 177px;" src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012-03-26-ABC-GMA-Elliott.jpg" />Sometimes journalists just come right out and say it: Appearing at the <a href="http://www.glaad.org/blog/video-abc-news-anchor-josh-elliott-gives-moving-speech-about-gay-dad-glaadawards">Gay &amp; Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation</a> (GLAAD) Awards, Saturday, ABC News anchor Josh Elliott gushed over media subjectivity: "<strong>I'm proud to work at a place that believes in advocacy journalism</strong>!"<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abcs-josh-elliott-im-proud-work-place-believes-advocacy-journalism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc GLAAD Josh Elliott Mon, 26 Mar 2012 21:11:19 +0000 scott.whitlock 39593 at http://www.mrc.org