Blogs by Matt Kane, Director of Entertainment Media at GLAAD

Adam Lambert talks with GLAAD about the Live Proud campaign, cultural change, and touring with Queen

Since publicly coming out following his appearance on American Idol, singer Adam Lambert has been one of pop music's most visible LGBT figures, and earned himself a loyal and passionate fanbase in the process. Now he's once again partnered with AT&T on their "Live Proud" campaign and sweepstakes, which asks users to share memes expressing why they're proud for a chance to meet Lambert himself.

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UPDATE: 'America's Got Talent' airs song mocking trans women

Last night, NBC's reality competition show America's Got Talent ended its final audition episode with a musical performance from an 84-year-old man singing an original song about not wanting to date a woman because she had "male genitalia," and which included lyrics like "there's always some failure, always some flaw." As the song's "joke" dawned on the audience and judges, they erupted in laughter and the contestant was unanimously voted onto the next round.

Nintendo releases statement saying same-sex relationship options will not be included in 'Tomodachi Life'

Following outcry from fans that upcoming game Tomodachi Life would allow opposite-sex characters to date and marry one another, but not same-sex characters, publisher Nintendo released a statement saying they were “not trying to provide social commentary.” Unfortunately by continuing to limit the options available to players, Nintendo is doing just that.

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