GLAAD invites you to preview our 2011 Live Auction. The GLAAD Media Awards Live Auction offers guests the opportunity to support GLAAD while taking advantage of savings on vacations in unique places, incredible entertainment packages, and more!
GLAAD supporters who are unable to attend the GLAAD Media Awards can still bid on our Live Auction items by filling out the respective proxy bid form. (Available for each item listed below).
A Taste of Tuscany with American Airlines
Enjoy a dream trip to Tuscany with Business Class roundtrip airfare courtesy of presenting partner, American Airlines. Head to Tuscany where you will spend 7 days and 6 nights at the breathtaking Villa Lucia courtesy of Luxury Destinations Private Residence Club. A beautifully restored 18th century villa, set in four acres of enchanting walled gardens with a heated ancient grotto (Jacuzzi), swimming pools, tennis court and spa with Steam Room, fruit orchards, olive groves and ornate fountains.
Be a Royal Pain!
Show the world what a royal pain you are with this unique set tour and walk-on role on USA Network’s hot original series, Royal Pains. You and a guest will spend the weekend at a Kimpton Hotel in Manhattan, and travel to and from New York on American Airlines.
The Hamptons' newest doctor-on-demand, Hank Lawson (played by Mark Feuerstein), was a rising star in the New York City medical community, until he loses everything fighting for the life of a patient. Hank is in need of a new beginning. That's where his younger brother Evan (Paulo Costanzo) steps in. Evan convinces Hank to join him on a last-minute trip to the Hamptons where they crash a party at the home of a Hamptons billionaire and a guest falls ill. Hank saves the day. His dramatic medical rescue draws attention from the crowd, and soon Hank's becomes the hot new "concierge doctor" in town. With new drama each week and fin antics all around, this is a story about reinvention and triumph in the face of adversity.
This Hollywood Experience will fill you with glee! Travel to LA on Southwest Airlines and enjoy 3-nights at the luxurious London West Hollywood hotel. Sing your heart out with tickets to see the cast of GLEE in concert and look the part wearing a signed Adidas track jacket from Jane Lynch’s infamous character, Coach Sue Sylvester!
On top of all of this fun, visit the set and get a sneak peak behind the scenes of the new ABC Family show, Switched at Birth. A new one-hour scripted drama, tells the story of two teenage girls who discover they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital. One grew up in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother, while the other lost her hearing at an early age, grew up with a single mother in a working-class neighborhood. Things come to a dramatic head when both families meet and struggle to meet and struggle to learn how to live together for the sake of the girls. Starring Marlee Matlin, Constance Marie, Lea Thompson and Lucas Grabeel.
Hobnobbin' in Hollywood
Hobnob with your Hollywood's favorites throughout your 3 day LA getaway. Travel to Los Angeles courtesy of San Francisco Presenting Partner Southwest Airlines, sleep tight in a for 3 nights in a luxurious suite at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites and fill your days with official "meet & greets" and tickets to tapings of Dr. Phil, TV Land series Happily Divorced starring Fran Drescher, and The Doctors. Top it off with 2 VIP tickets to see Betty White heat up the screen at Hot In Cleveland!
Red Carpet Ready: Miami Style!
Walk the red carpet under the Florida night sky with this 4-day/3-night trip to Miami. You and guest will be flown roundtrip on American Airlines, stay 3-night in a 1 bedroom suite at the Modrian South Beach, have dinner at the Blue Door Fish at the Delano, VIP entry and bottle service for up to 4 guests at Skybar at Shore Club, and attend GLAAD's Red Carpet Gala in Ft. Lauderdale this Fall. Nothing to wear? No worries, Brooks Brothers will prepare you for your night out on the town with a $2,500 shopping spree!
TERMS FOR LIVE AUCTION: GLAAD makes every effort to properly describe all auction items. All sales are final and items are sold “AS IS”. The organization neither warrants or represents, and shall in no event be responsible for the correctness of description, genuineness, authorship, provenance or condition of property. No statement contained in the auction catalogue or made orally at the auction or elsewhere shall be deemed to be a warranty, representation, or assumption of liability by the organization, its sponsors or its benefactors who have made donations to the organization. In the event of a dispute, GLAAD shall have the sole and final discretion to determine the successful bidder or resell the item in dispute.