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Google, YouTube receive inaugural Ric Weiland Award at GLAAD Gala San Francisco: Game Changers | September 14, 2014


GLAAD, the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, honored technology leader Google and video-sharing innovator YouTube with the inaugural Ric Weiland Award last night at the GLAAD Gala San Francisco: Game Changers at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square. The Ric Weiland Award honors innovators who advance LGBT equality through tech and new media. YouTube stars Tyler Oakley and Hannah Hart presented the award to Arjan Dijk, Vice President Marketing at Google, who accepted the award on behalf of Google and YouTube.

Third Eye Blind frontman to perform hit song 'Jumper' at GLAAD Gala San Francisco: Game Changers | September 9, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO – GLAAD, the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, today announced that award-winning alternative rock band Third Eye Blind's lead singer Stephan Jenkins will perform acoustically at GLAAD Gala San Francisco: Game Changers at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square on September 13, 2014. Recording artists Eli Lieb and Neon Hitch will also perform, it was announced.

For more information visit www.glaad.org/sfgala.

Millions to 'go purple' for Spirit Day in united stand against bullying, 10/16 | September 5, 2014

NEW YORK, NY – GLAAD, the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, today launched the countdown to Spirit Day, the largest and most visible anti-bullying campaign in the world that supports LGBT youth.

Golden State Warriors President & COO Rick Welts to be honored at GLAAD Gala San Francisco: Game Changers | August 29, 2014


San Francisco, Friday, August 29, 2014 – GLAAD, the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, today announced it will honor Golden State Warriors President and Chief Operating Officer Rick Welts at GLAAD Gala San Francisco: Game Changers at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square on September 13, 2014.

For more information visit www.glaad.org/sfgala.

Google, YouTube to be Honored at GLAAD Gala San Francisco: Game Changers | August 11, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - GLAAD, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, today announced it will honor global technology leader Google and video-sharing innovator YouTube at the GLAAD Gala San Francisco: Game Changers at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square on September 13, 2014. For more information visit www.glaad.org/sfgala.