DEPICTING LGBTQ+ PEOPLE IN THE MEDIA, WITHOUT STEROTYPES

Only one-fifth of people globally see LGBTQ+ people represented regularly in visual media, and when they do, the representation is often narrow and stereotypical. But a new project from Getty Images and GLAAD aims to improve the situation. Getty — which provides images to media companies, advertising agencies, and publications, including The Advocate — and the LGBTQ+ media…

LENA WAITHE TO PLAY FIRST OPENLY LGBTQ PIXAR CHARACTER IN ONWARD

There was a small LGBTQ moment in Toy Story 4. Pixar’s latest film Onward is nearly upon us, and it’s been confirmed that the film will feature another small, but meaningful LGBTQ moment. In the film, Lena Waithe plays a cyclops police officer, Officer Specter, and a small line of dialogue confirms that the character…