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HISTORY OF HATE: Minnesota Representative Jason Lewis called bathroom access for transgender students “an abomination”

| August 9, 2018

NEW YORK -  GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, released the following background information on Rep. Jason Lewis, currently serving as a U.S. Representative for Minnesota's 2nd congressional district.

Pop sensation Kim Petras to perform at the 2018 GLAAD Gala San Francisco

| August 9, 2018

San Francisco – GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, today announced that pop artist Kim Petras will be performing at the 2018 GLAAD Gala San Francisco at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco on Saturday, September 15, 2018. The GLAAD Gala San Francisco celebrates and features storytellers who accelerate acceptance for the LGBTQ community.

GLAAD and 5050by2020 Lead Open Letter with Unprecedented Show of Support to Advance Transgender Inclusion in Hollywood

| August 7, 2018
Over 45 Organizations, Agencies, and Production Companies including TIME’S UP, Ryan Murphy Productions, SAG AFTRA, ACLU, Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY Alliance, Shondaland, Apatow Productions, Berlanti Productions, Endeavor Content, Casting Society of America, Bad Robot, Topple, CAA, ICM, UTA, WME, Color Of Change, Sundance Institute, Muslim Public Affairs Council, and More Sign Open Letter: “When trans people are empowered to help Hollywood tell our authentic stories, it will improve how trans people are treated in the real world.”
 

GLAAD denounces Sessions’ announcement of the ‘Religious Liberty’ Task Force

| July 30, 2018

NEW YORK, NY - GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, today denounced Attorney General Sessions’ announcement of his new Religious Liberty Task Force at the Department of Justice’s Religious Liberty Summit.

RuPaul’s Drag Race judge Ross Mathews to be honored with Davidson/Valentini Award at the 2018 GLAAD Gala San Francisco

| July 20, 2018

San Francisco – GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, today announced that television host Ross Mathews would receive the Davidson/Valentini Award at the 2018 GLAAD Gala San Francisco at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco on Saturday, September 15, 2018. The GLAAD Gala San Francisco celebrates and features storytellers who accelerate acceptance for the LGBTQ community.

For more information on the GLAAD Gala San Francisco, visit: https://www.glaad.org/events/2018/sfgala