A recent study found that the media's 'positive' stories about marriage equality outnumbered their 'negative' ones by more than a five-to-one margin. But why?
23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards - San Francisco #glaadawards
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Golden Gate Award
Corporate Leader Award
The Board of Directors of GLAAD and newly appointed President Herndon Graddick invite you to celebrate the most outstanding images of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community in the media at the largest, most visible LGBT gala in the nation, the GLAAD Media Awards! Held in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco with over 5,000 attendees, the GLAAD Media Awards bring celebrities, corporate partners, media professionals, and young adults together in support of GLAAD’s mission to amplify the voice of the LGBT community and achieve full equality!
4:30pm - Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction
6:00pm - Dinner & Live Auction
8:00pm - GLAAD Media Awards Show
10:00pm - After Party
Attire: Semi Formal/Black Tie Optional
Thank you for your interest in the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards - Lights. Camera. Take Action in San Francisco on June 2, 2012 at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis. Online ticket sales are now closed. Tickets are still available and can be purchased by calling STAMP Event Management at 212.219.0111 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The Supreme Court of the United States is set to rule on DOMA and Prop 8 by the end of June. We've waited for years for this historic landmark decision from SCOTUS. It could come any day now, and we will want to be gathered as a community.
In the spirit of increasing acceptance and inclusiveness, a prominent Jewish outlet, The Jewish Week, recently sought to feature a gay Jewish couple's wedding announcement, despite previous backlash from the Orthodox community.
Pew Forum on Religious and Public Life released a study which reflected a significant shift in the opinions of Americans in regards to marriage equality. The study breaks down groups affiliated by generation, political views, gender, and religion. Compared to 2001, when 57% of Americans opposed marriage equality, numbers have switched, and Americans in favor have reached over half the population. Only 43% of Americans are opposed to marriage equality at this time.
The U.S. Supreme Court is considering two cases related to marriage equality.
The Church of England has issued a statement officially declaring that they will no longer work to obstruct the passage of the marriage equality bill that is currently going through Parliament.