Celebrate PRIDE with GLAAD All Across the US

This year GLAAD is bringing PRIDE celebrations to members across the country with special editions of our networking series, Thank GLAAD It's Friday, presented by ABSOLUT! "Thank GLAAD It's Friday: PRIDE edition" events kick off tonight in Los Angeles at ELEVEN Nightclub from 6-8PM. Comedian Alec Mapa, actor Reichen Lehmkuhl, Glenn Douglas Packard of Brooke Knows Best, author/activist Ben Patrick Douglas, reality TV star and celebrity stylist Tabatha Coffee, Big Brother star Marcellas Reynolds and GLAAD President Neil G. Giuliano are scheduled to appear. PRIDE events include a chance to hear about GLAAD's work in your local community, special PRIDE gifts from ABSOLUT, great raffle prizes and two hours of complimentary cocktails. Additional PRIDE events are scheduled for: Celebrate PRIDE with GLAAD and be sure to read about our Programs work this month including the PRIDE resource kit we released for journalists. GLAAD encourages journalists to use Pride events as an opportunity to discuss the history of LGBT advocacy, show the diversity of the LGBT community, and examine recent gains and setbacks made by the community.