Tag: Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation

Kevin Hart Steps Down as Oscars Host After Criticism Over Homophobic Tweets

Days after it was announced that Kevin Hart would host the 2019 Academy Awards, backlash over some of his past comments prompted him to respond to his critics on Instagram. Then on Friday, he announced that he was not going to host the event. Mr. Hart was in trouble because […]

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Scarlett Johansson Withdraws From Transgender Role After Backlash

The actress Scarlett Johansson has withdrawn from her role in the newly announced movie “Rub & Tug” after facing a backlash, mainly from transgender actors, for taking on the role of a transgender man. Ms. Johansson made the decision because of the ethical questions raised surrounding her casting, she told Out magazine in a statement. […]

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Growing Up Getty

The extra-close connection between Ms. Getty and her children did not strike me as weird. It must be difficult to find people who understand what it means to live as a Getty. Not only do they breathe rarefied air, they also must contend with “the curse” — the stubborn tabloid narrative that wealth has forever […]

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