GLAAD kudofest ups star power

Renaud, Lisa; Rosenthal, John
March 2004
Daily Variety;3/26/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 65, pA1
Trade Publication
Highlights developments in media portrayals of gays and bisexuals since the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) bestowed its first annual media awards in 1989. Major vehicle for promoting the kind of visibility that drives understanding and acceptance; Increased in number of nominees and categories; Change in media landscape and culture; Growth in GLAAD annual budget and professional staff; Corporate sponsorships; Campaign of GLAAD to persuade newspapers to include gay couples on their wedding pages; Impact of visibility on understanding and acceptance.


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