Why do you want to go to the #glaadawards? Tell us, and win tickets!

Do you want to attend the GLAAD Media Awards in New York City on March 16? GLAAD is giving away two tickets to one of our Twitter followers (travel and transportation are not included).

The GLAAD Media Awards will take place at the Mariott Marquis in New York City, and be hosted by Good Morning America's Sam Champion, John Elliott and Lara Spencer. Madonna will present Anderson Cooper with the Vito Russo Award, and Scissor Sister Jake Shears will perform.

For tickets visit www.glaad.ord/mediaawards/newyork

Debra Messing, Downton Abbey's Dan Stevens, Ellen Barkin, John Leguizamo, Brendon Ayanbadejo and more will be there celebrating a great year of LGBT accomplishments. Also at the ceremony will be LGBT people and families who helped lead the conversation toward equality this year, including Jennifer Tyrrell, Coy Mathis and Jazz.

The evening includes a cocktail reception, silent and live auctions, a dinner, and finally the awards show benefiting GLAAD’s culture-changing work.

Contest Rules:

To enter the contest on Twitter, your tweet must include @glaad and the hashtag #glaadawards

  1. Follow @glaad on Twitter – twitter.com/glaad
  2. Tweet your answer to this question: Why do you want to attend the GLAAD Media Awards in New York City?
  3. Include @glaad and the hashtag  #glaadawards in your tweet!
  4. Tweet by 4PM ET on Friday, March 15, 2013

GLAAD staff will review entries and choose the most compelling answer.

If you don’t win tickets, be sure to buy your GLAAD Media Awards in New York City at http://glaad.org/mediaawards/newyork. You really don't want to miss this unbelievable night.

This prize does not include travel or transportation. 

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