Journalists Take Note - Media Toolkits For Pride, Stonewall at 40

As many of you already know, 2009 marks the 40th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. We at GLAAD are encouraging journalists to incorporate this historic occasion into their planned LGBT coverage this month. GLAAD's Stonewall Toolkit includes history, progress and setbacks, an overview of the community today and media contacts. You can find it here. GLAAD wants to give a shout out to Stonewall historian and David Carter who authored Stonewall: The Riots That Sparked the Gay Revolution. You can learn more about Stonewall and share any related news and events during the special anniversary on his website. We also have available a Pride Month Resource Kit that assists journalists to think outside of the box when it comes to reporting on this annual occassion. The kit includes story ideas, tips on diversifying Pride coverage and much more. You can find this resource here. Pride Month brings a flurry of LGBT TV programming for small screen enthusiasts. Our Pride Month Progamming Guide provides a LGBT round-up of what will be on television this month. Check out what's on television this month here. Finally, GLAAD will be celebrating Pride month in San Francisco, New York City, Chicago, Seattle and Washington, DC. Make sure to join us to celebrate this special anniversary!