GLAAD honors local advocates at Atlanta Reception

Each year, just two people are selected to receive the GLAAD Atlanta Champion Award. Reporter Jovita Moore and Reese Adams McCranie, Director of Communications at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, took home the gold at the GLAAD Atlanta Reception.

Reese, formerly the deputy director of communications to Mayor Kasim Reed, has long worked to gain political and social recognition for the LGBT community in Atlanta. Jovita, an Emmy award winner, is currently a Senior Anchor on WSB-TV, Atlanta’s ABC affiliate, which does an excellent job of covering LGBT-related news.

The reception, hosted by GLAAD and the organization’s Atlanta Leadership Council, took place at the home of two of its members on November 7.  Reese gave his twitter followers an inside look at the  event:

Check out our Flickr page for more pictures from the fabulously fun night.

 

As a Major League Baseball umpire for the past 29 seasons, Dale Scott has worked three World Series, three All-Star Games, two no-hitters and numerous playoff games. He is also the first out active male official in the MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL, and the first Major League Baseball umpire to publicly say he is gay while active.