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LGBTQ+ Representation

LGBTQ+ Representation

Annenberg Inclusion Initiative: The leading think tank in the world studying diversity and inclusion in entertainment through original research and sponsored projects.

Blood, Bodies and Binaries - Trans Women in Horror: 2020 article by Jenni Holtz that looks at constructions of trans characters in horror fictions.

Carla2020: Videos and resources from the global digital conference on diversity and inclusion in the film and TV industry.

Changing the Game: Homophobia, Sexism, and Lesbians in Sport: 2012 research article by Pat Griffin exploring, from a feminist perspective, the interconnected nature of homophobia and sexism in women's sport.

Fear Free: Charity providing support for people experiencing domestic abuse in Scotland who identify as a man or from the LGBT+ community.

Films that Break the Binary: List of films that break the gender binary through trans, gender nonconforming, and nonbinary characters and actors, as well as crossdressing, and drag.

Football V Homophobia: Media campaign that scrutinises discrimination towards minority groups in sports.

Geena Benchmark Report 2007-2017: Report from the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media measuring the percentage of female, people of colour, LGBTQ+ and disabled protagonists in family friendly films.

Galop - Online Hate Crime Report: 2020 report from the UK's LGBT+ anti-violence charity on the levels of online abuse faced by LGBT+ people.

GLAAD: US-based organisation which monitors media and campaigns for LGBTQ acceptance.

LEAP Sports: Leap Sports works in Scotland to increase inclusion of LGBTQ+ people in sports and stand against homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in sports.

Outsport Survey: 2019 report based on findings from the Outsport Survey, discussing the relevance of sexual orientation and gender identity in sport in Europe.

Sports Media LGBT+: A network group and consultancy that advocates for inclusion in both the sports industry, and across sport in general.

SQIFF: Website and programme for the annual Scottish Queer International Film Festival.

Why are Disney Villains Gay/Queer?: 2016 video by Rowan Ellis exploring the queer-coding of characters in Disney films.

You Can Play: Project that works to ensure the safety and inclusion for all who participate in sports, including LGBTQ+ athletes, coaches and fans.

Zero Tolerance - Violence against LBT Women: Research looking to gain an understanding of the experiences of violence facing lesbian, bisexual and transgender women across Scotland.

Tweets @EqualMediaScot