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Invision/APDot-Marie Jones (right) and Bridgett Casteen at the
2013 Creative Arts Emmy Awards on September 15, 2013.

‘Glee’ star Dot-Marie Jones marries longtime girlfriend Bridgett Casteen

Sunday, December 22, 2013
LOS ANGELES -- "Glee" star Dot-Marie Jones married her longtime girlfriend Bridgett Casteen on Saturday, reports People magazine. [ Read more → ]

Stars react to Emmy tribute for ‘Glee’ cast member Cory Monteith

Sunday, September 22, 2013
LOS ANGELES -- The inclusion of young "Glee" actor Cory Monteith among individual salutes at the Emmy Awards was a tough topic on the red carpet. [ Read more → ]
Darryl Dyck, The Canadian Press/APCory Monteith

Producer: ‘Glee’ plans tribute to Cory Monteith, followed by hiatus

Saturday, July 20, 2013
NEW YORK — "Glee" executive producer Ryan Murphy is planning a tribute episode to honor the series' deceased star, Cory Monteith. [ Read more → ]

Satanists perform gay ritual at grave site of Westboro Baptist founder’s mother

Thursday, July 18, 2013
MERIDIAN, Miss. -- A group of self-described Satanists say they’ve given the controversial, anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church a taste of its own medicine by performing a same-sex ritual at the grave site of the mother of the church’s founder. [caption id="attachment_103884" align="alignleft" width="665"] Satanist Temple[/caption]... [ Read more → ]
Jordan Strauss, Invision/APCory Monteith

‘Glee’ cast member Cory Monteith found dead in Vancouver hotel room

Sunday, July 14, 2013
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Cory Monteith, the heartthrob actor who became an overnight star as a high school quarterback-turned-singer in the hit TV series "Glee" but had battled addiction since his teenage years, was found dead of undisclosed causes in a hotel room, Vancouver police said. He was 31. [ Read more → ]
Charice Pempengco

Filipino singer, actress Charice Pempengco announces she is lesbian

Monday, June 3, 2013
Filipino singer and actress Charice Pempengco, who Oprah Winfrey once described as “the most talented girl in the world," has announced that she is lesbian. [ Read more → ]

‘Glee’ meets ‘Archie’ in TV-comic book crossover

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Blaine Anderson and Kevin Keller? Betty Cooper and Noah Puckerman? Things are not as they usually are in the halls of William McKinley and Riverdale high schools. [ Read more → ]

LGBT History Month profile: Chris Colfer, actor, singer, novelist, and screenwriter

Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Chris Colfer is an actor, singer, novelist, and screenwriter. He is best known for playing Kurt on “Glee.” He is one of the first openly gay teen actors to portray an out character on primetime television. [ Read more → ]
"Glee" was found to be most inclusive program on broadcast television.Cast photo courtesy Fox Television.

GLAAD study: Highest percentage ever of LGBT series regulars on broadcast TV

Saturday, October 6, 2012
LOS ANGELES -- GLAAD, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, on Friday released its annual "Where We Are on TV" report, and found that the number of regular LGBT characters on broadcast networks has risen to the highest ever recorded, while the overall LGBT character count also increased on cable television. [ Read more → ]
Chris Colfer

Chris Colfer: ‘I feel like you’ve seen me naked in a way’

Sunday, July 29, 2012
Look everywhere these days and Chris Colfer is probably there. His new children’s book, “The Land Of Stories: The Wishing Spell,” was just released in book stores and the film he wrote, produced and stars in, Struck By Lightning, was the closing film of Outfest in Los Angeles. [ Read more → ]

Television: NBC, Ryan Murphy (‘Glee’) unveil ‘The New Normal’

Saturday, May 19, 2012
One of the most anticipated shows for the fall 2012 season will be The New Normal, from Ryan Murphy and Allison Adler. The show features Andrew Rannells (The Book of Mormon) and Justin Bartha (National Treasure) as a gay couple trying to have a child via surrogate. [ Read more → ]

In Defense of the Immoral ‘Glee’

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Is Glee immoral? So immoral that progressives should stop watching it? That’s the contention of Alyssa Rosenberg at, whose manifesto about the show’s immorality has been flying around the Internet, aided in part by 5,468 of my closest friends who emailed, Facebooked, and Tweeted me the link, asking what I thought... [ Read more → ]

LaBarbera censors ‘Glee’ kiss, posts inflammatory article deriding gay ‘pigs’

Friday, April 27, 2012
Peter LaBarbara’s and the Religious Right’s long war against Glee has not gained traction outside of the frantic rants of conservative activists, so he has decided to take matters into his own hands and censor a picture of Glee characters Blaine and Kurt kissing: [ Read more → ]

Fox’s O’Reilly, Carlson: ‘Glee’ makes kids experiment with homosexuality, gender identity

Friday, April 20, 2012
During the April 19 edition of Fox News’ “The O’Reilly Factor,” Bill O’Reilly hosted a segment attacking this week’s episode of Glee for featuring a storyline about a transgender teenager struggling with her gender identity. [ Read more → ]

The GLAAD Wrap: ‘Bully’ film opens, Matt Bomer on ‘Glee,’ Lambda literary awards

Friday, March 30, 2012
Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend. [ Read more → ]

‘Glee’ episode movingly highlights LGBT youth bullying and suicide

Monday, March 5, 2012
For those who missed it, last week's controversial mid-season finale episode of "Glee" may have shocked fans, but one LGBT youth advocacy group has seen a number of benefits as a result. [ Read more → ]

Media Research Center intensifies campaign against ‘Glee’

Saturday, February 18, 2012
The Media Research Center is again attacking "Glee" for its portrayal of gay and bisexual characters. Paul Wilson, writing for the organization’s Culture and Media Institute, lamented that in the last episode, the “gay lifestyle was pushed on viewers” and said "Glee" is fully committed to “pushing homosexual propaganda on its viewers." [ Read more → ]

LGBT History Month profile: Award-winning creator of ‘Glee,’ Ryan Murphy

Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Ryan Murphy is an award-winning film and television director, writer and producer. He is best known for creating the television series “Glee.” [ Read more → ]

Matt Barber uncovers the ‘Glee’ conspiracy of ‘radical homosexual promotion’

Wednesday, October 12, 2011
According to Liberty Counsel's Matt Barber, there is a conspiracy afoot to use the media to indoctrinate/desensitize children to “sexually immoral behaviors” through television programs like “Glee.” [ Read more → ]
Jane Lynch

Out actress Jane Lynch tapped to host Primetime Emmy Awards

Friday, June 3, 2011
Glee star Jane Lynch has been confirmed to host the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards on September 18. [ Read more → ]

Happy 21st birthday, Chris Colfer

Friday, May 27, 2011
To honor of Chris Colfer's 21st birthday, here's a look at the video message he made for the "It Gets Better" project. Happy birthday Chris! [ Read more → ]
Michele Bachmann

Dumbstruck that Michele Bachmann is star-struck over ‘Glee’ actors

Friday, May 6, 2011
Last week, I pointed out the absurdity of conservative evangelical minister Franklin Graham’s words of support for Donald Trump, whose only form of worship has been for casinos, trophy wives, and his own reflection in the mirror. I also highlighted the peculiar phenomenon of so-called values voters supporting thrice-married serial adulterer Newt Gingrich. [ Read more → ]

TIME: Chris Colfer among ‘100 most influential’ people in the world

Friday, April 22, 2011
TIME magazine on Thursday revealed the TIME 100, the magazine’s eighth annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Featured in this year’s list is out actor and singer Chris Colfer. [ Read more → ]

Glee’s big gay kiss: ‘Sickening,’ says SNL alum Victoria Jackson

Friday, March 18, 2011
Chris Colfer and Darren Criss locked lips earlier this week, when FOX's hit series "Glee" consummated the long-running crush between Kurt and Blaine, but not everyone found the episode quite that romantic. [ Read more → ]

Chelsea Handler to Chris Colfer: ‘You’re gay… good for you’

Sunday, December 6, 2009
Glee cast member Chris Colfer sat down with Chelsea Lately host Chelsea Handler on Thursday night. It didn't take long for Handler to bring up Colfer's sexual orientation. Said Handler, "Your character on the show's gay. We know that you're gay. That's good for you.... [ Read more → ]
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