Senator Lisa Murkowski from Alaska has become the latest Republican lawmaker to come out in support of the freedom to marry. Murkowski is the third sitting Republican Senator following Mark Kirk (IL) and Rob Portman (OH) to make the argument for marriage equality.
GLAAD Media Awards Events & Ticketing #glaadawards
March 16th, 2013
New York Marriott Marquis
April 20th, 2013
JW Marriott Los Angeles
May 11th, 2013
Hilton San Francisco - Union Square
The Board of Directors of GLAAD and 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!
Tickets are also available by phone: 323-634-2098.
Platinum Full Table (10 tickets) - $25,000 (LA), $20,000 (SF)
The purchase of a Platinum Full Table (10 tickets) receives a coveted walk on the Media Award's red carpet for 2 of your guests, 2 backstage passes, 10 of our highest priority seating tickets with access to the Private Celebrity Reception for all 10 guests and one listing in the National Tribute Book (deadline applicable). All tickets also include entrance to the GLAAD Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction, Dinner & Show, After-Party, and Gift Bag.
Corporate Full Table (10 Tickets) - $10,000 (LA), $7,000 (SF)
By purchasing a Corporate Full Table (10 tickets), your company/organization receives a Text Listing on the GLAAD website, a Patron tribute advert in the National Tribute Book, Gift Bag inclusion and a Text Listing in the Annual Performance Report (deadlines applicable for all media assets) as well as 10 premium seating tickets that include access to the Private Celebrity Reception. All tickets also include entrance to the GLAAD Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction, Dinner & Show, After-Party, and Gift Bag.
Premium Seating - Full Table (10 Tickets) - $10,000 (LA), $7,000 (SF)
By purchasing a Premium Full Table (10 tickets), you receive 10 premium seating tickets that include entrance to the Private Celebrity Reception. All tickets also include entrance to the GLAAD Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction, Dinner & Show, After-Party, and Gift Bag.
Regular Seating - Full Table (10 tickets) - $5,000 (LA), $3,500 (SF)
By purchasing a Full Table (10 tickets), you receive Regular Seating Tickets all together at a private table. All tickets include entrance to the GLAAD Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction, Dinner & Show, After-Party, and Gift Bag.
Regular Seating - Half Table (5 Tickets) - $2,500 (LA), $1,750 (SF)
By purchasing a Half Table (5 tickets), you receive Regular Seating Tickets all together at a shared table with other dinner guests. All tickets include entrance to the GLAAD Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction, Dinner & Show, After-Party, and Gift Bag.
Premium Seating - Individual Ticket(s) - $1,000 (LA), $700 (SF)
Premium tickets include premium table seating and access to the Private Celebrity Reception for each guest; as well as entrance to the GLAAD Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction, Dinner & Show, After-Party, and Gift Bag.
Regular Seating - Individual Ticket(s) - $500.00 (LA), $350 (SF)
Individual tickets include entrance to the GLAAD Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction, Dinner & Show, After-Party, and Gift Bag. If you have a Table Host at who's table you wish to be seated, you will be asked to select their name from the Table Host Drop Down Menu on the purchase page so that your tickets will be seated at the appropriate table.
Kat Graham, Cody Lassen, Marc Malkin, Victor Self
LA Host Committee
Dianna Agron, Christina Applegate, Drew Barrymore, Matt Bomer & Simon Halls, Amy Brenneman & Bradley Silberling, Kim Cattrall, Jessica Chastain, Benicio Del Toro, Zooey Deschanel, Megan Ellison, Omar Epps, Dakota Fanning, Elle Fanning, Colin Farrell, Rob & Shari Friedman, Johnny Galecki, Adam & Jessica Goodman, Tom Hansen & Judy Hofflund, Tom & Ellen Hoberman, Josh Hutcherson, Kevin Huvane, Joshua Jackson & Diane Kruger, Craig & Lynn Jacobson, Milla Jovovich, Adam & Dana Kaller, Eric Kranzler, Donna Langley & Ramin Shamshiri, Ali Larter & Hayes MacArthur, Michael Lombardo & Sonny Ward, Bryan Lourd, Tobey Maguire & Jennifer Meyer, Jeanne & Gary Newman, Alex Pettyfer, Ellen Pompeo, Ken & Carrie Richman, Naya Rivera, Gretchen Bruggeman Rush & Dan Rush, Molly Shannon & Fritz Chestnut, Jim Sturgess, Kerry Washington, Naomi Watts, Jason Weinberg & Merritt Johnson, Harvey Weinstein, Reese Witherspoon & Jim Toth, Rick & Christina Yorn
LA Planning Committee
Lester Alemán, Craig Bowie, Lian Castillo, Tom Cestaro, Cole Ettman, Randolph Frazier, Chris Gaida, Rosalia Hajek, Patrick Harbison, Kevin Harell, Woody Henkel, Perez Hilton, Mekahlo Medina, Alexis Monsanto, Scott Moore, Gina Newell, Dilani Rosa, Nathaniel Schermerhorn, Ray Schneider, Steven Villa, Christopher Yougsman
GLAAD Board of Directors
Thom Reilly (Chair), Leslie S. Donovan (Vice Chair of Development), Kevin Oldis (Vice Chair of Governance), David Hedley (Treasurer), Professor Jennifer Finney Boylan (Secretary)
Members at Large
Steve Warren, Craig Zodikoff
Marci Bowers, M.D., George Cheeks, Mike Dillon, Michele H. Edelman, Eugene Finn, Christopher Fraley, Herndon Graddick, Dean Hansell, Lori M. James, Bruce C. Miller, Scott E. Miller, Mike Schaefer, Tiffany R. Warren, Anthony E. Varona
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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.