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Patricia Arquette to be honored at 28th annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles and remember transgender sister Alexis Arquette

| March 23, 2017

Cameron Esposito hosts the event with special appearances by Josh Hutcherson, Victoria Justice, Trace Lysette, and Tatiana Maslany

Jussie Smollett Leads Tribute to Orlando’s LGBTQ Community with Special Performance by Cynthia Erivo

Celebrities support unity and inclusion on the Oscars red carpet with Together movement

| February 27, 2017

Los Angeles – Last night during the 89th annual Academy Awards, celebrities and influencers took to the red carpet wearing a little something extra – an ampersand (“&”) pin. Singer and songwriter Sting, ‘Moonlight’ actor Jaden Piner, costume designer Colleen Atwood, and E!’s Brad Goreski all wore the “&” to express solidarity against hateful and non-inclusive legislation, policy, and rhetoric.

GLAAD announces programmatic and leadership expansion to combat rising threats to LGBTQ acceptance

| February 22, 2017

New York – GLAAD, the world’s LGBTQ media advocacy organization, today announced new programs along with additions to its executive staff as it addresses rising threats to the LGBTQ community. GLAAD’s new departments will be on the front lines of responding to and demanding action as local and national legislation comes into the center of national discourse. The organization will also strengthen its strategic and long-term vision with the addition of new leadership positions – Chief Communications Officer and Chief Digital Officer.

GLAAD National Board of Directors announces new members Ariel Foxman and Justin Tranter

| February 10, 2017

New York – GLAAD, the world’s LGBTQ media advocacy organization today announced that media industry veteran Ariel Foxman and musician, songwriter, and designer Justin Tranter will join the organization’s National Board of Directors.

GLAAD launches glaadgrants to amplify diverse voices from the LGBTQ community

| February 7, 2017

New York – Today GLAAD, the world’s LGBTQ media advocacy organization, launched glaadgrants, which provides completion funding and professional mentorships to content creators for in-progress works that advance GLAAD’s mission of amplifying diverse voices from the LGBTQ community. This comes as part of GLAAD’s goal to develop a pipeline of talented LGBTQ content creators that can move into the mainstream of Hollywood and be top of mind for the entertainment industry.