More than 1,500 New Yorkers gathered today in Manhattan to mourn the death of a 32 year-old gay man, who was shot down on Friday just blocks away from the historic Stonewall Inn in an apparent act of anti-gay bias.
See the 21st Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York City
This year, to give an exclusive sneak peak behind the 21st Annual GLAAD Media Awards, GLAAD partnered with Here Media. Here Media created a ten part series depicting this year's award ceremonies in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
You can watch the spectacular night, held in the Marriott Marquis in New York City, as presenters including Rosie Perez and Dustin Lance Black announce the award recipients. Check out clips from acceptance speeches from Sigourney Weaver and Will Phillips as well as special honorees Cynthia Nixon and Joy Behar. Nixon accepted the Vito Russo Award and Joy Behar received the Excellence in Media Award.
You can watch all the videos on The Advocate On Air.
At GLAAD, we believe that the Americans' views and support of our community starts here: with these images. We're asking supporters of the movement to make an optional tax-deductible donation to the The Buck Starts Here. As our way of saying thanks for participating, GLAAD is offering those who can donate $1 or more, a six-month GLAAD membership providing access to important updates, Calls to Action and special events. Thank you for your support!