Resources for LGBTQIA+ Entertainment and Media Professionals

A center to honor LGBTQ stories, recognize new media, and interview leaders breaking down barriers. This community focuses on overcoming obstacles, promoting equal rights, enhancing visibility, and sharing experiences in order to strive for a better workplace culture and representation in entertainment and media. 

By the Numbers

of Americans identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender

Gen Z now identifies as LGBTQ

of series regulars on a scripted primetime broadcast series for the 2022-2023 season were part of the LGBTQ

of LGBTQ+ characters on US primetime TV were transgender
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Source: GLAAD Where We Are on TV Report 2022

The Latest Interviews and Articles

A Vital Distinction: Presence vs. Representation

Lamar Dawson's thought piece on LGBTQ visibility on media poses a powerful...what is presence and what is representation? How does presence and representation factor into portrayal? LGBTQ people make up about 4.5 percent of the U.S. population and 6.7 percent of recurring TV characters — but the numbers don't tell the full story.

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Change Making Organizations

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Tackling issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change. Working via media to share stories from the LGBTQ community that accelerate acceptance.

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project provides 24/7 crisis support services to LGBTQ young people. Text, chat, or call anytime to reach a trained counselor.

The Center

The Center is the heart and home of NYC's LGBTQ community, providing programs for health, wellness and community connection.

LGBTQ Projects of 2023


Bayard Rustin, advisor to Martin Luther King Jr., dedicates his life to the quest for racial equality, human rights and worldwide democracy. However, as an openly gay Black man, he is all but erased from the civil rights movement he helped build.

Expected 2023

Red, White & Royal Blue

The son of the American President sparks a feud with Britain's prince.

Expected August 11, 2023


Within the space of 24 hours, Feña is swept through the extremes of human emotion when people who seemed to disappear when he transitioned are suddenly back in his life.

To be released August 18, 2023

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