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Alyssa Milano urges audience to vote at 2018 GLAAD Gala San Francisco and receives inaugural Ariadne Getty Ally Award

| September 17, 2018

San Francisco, CA – GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, honored Alyssa Milano, Ross Mathews, and journalist Emil Wilbekin at the 2018 GLAAD Gala San Francisco on September 15 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco. The event recognizes tech innovators and storytellers who advance LGBTQ acceptance. Actor and comedian Leslie Jordan hosted the event which featured actors Mj Rodriguez and Josie Totah, television personality Michelle Visage, and a performance from transgender pop star Kim Petras.

GLAAD President: Judge Kavanaugh Refuses to Answer Simple Questions on the Dignity of LGBTQ Americans and Is Unfit to Serve on the Supreme Court

| September 7, 2018


GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, today applauded Senator Kamala Harris and Senator Cory Booker for questioning Judge Brett Kavanaugh on LGBTQ issues during the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing for his nomination to the Supreme Court of the United States. GLAAD previously called on members of the Senate Judiciary Committee to ask suggested LGBTQ questions during the confirmation hearing.

GLAAD demands Senate Judiciary Committee hold Judge Brett Kavanaugh accountable on LGBTQ rights

| September 4, 2018

September 4, 2018, New York, NY – As the Senate Judiciary Committee begins confirmation hearings, GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, today demanded transparency and accountability on LGBTQ rights from Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court seat made vacant by the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy.

GLAAD’s Inaugural Ariadne Getty Ally Award to be presented to LGBTQ ally and #MeToo advocate Alyssa Milano at the 2018 GLAAD Gala San Francisco

| August 30, 2018

Journalist Emil Wilbekin to receive Ric Weiland Award for advancing LGBTQ men of color in tech and media

Emmy Award winning actor and Comedian Leslie Jordan to host annual gala on September 15 featuring Pose’s Mj Rodriguez, RuPaul’s Drag Race stars Ross Mathews and Michelle Visage, tech journalist Ina Fried, and transgender pop star Kim Petras

The Trump Administration dined in the White House with an anti-LGBTQ activist who said marriage equality was the ‘creation of Satan’

| August 28, 2018

August 28, 2018, NEW YORK - GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, released the following research to draw attention to the anti-LGBTQ record of the guests Trump hosted last night and call on media to put the event into proper context by reporting on the anti-LGBTQ records of the public figures who attended the event.