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ANGELICA ROSS, JAMEELA JAMIL, ADAM RIPPON, KARAMO BROWN, PAULA ABDUL, PATRICIA ARQUETTE, DAN LEVY, JABOUKIE YOUNG-WHITE, PEPPERMINT, AND NINA WEST SPEAK OUT AGAINST BULLYING AND STAND IN SOLIDARITY WITH LGBTQ YOUTH IN SPIRIT DAY VIDEOS

| October 11, 2019

Mathew Lasky
Director of Communications, GLAAD
mlasky@glaad.org

GLAAD celebrates National Coming Out Day by sending celebrity messages of love, support, and solidarity to LGBTQ youth

Presenting partners Pantene and Target, official partners Kellogg’s and the NBA and the WNBA, and community partners Amazon, Johnson & Johnson, Kirkland & Ellis, and Wells Fargo will all participate in 2019 Spirit Day

PAULA ABDUL AND DAN LEVY PAY EMOTIONAL TRIBUTES TO THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY AND THEIR FAMILIES DURING ACCEPTANCE SPEECHES AT GLAAD GALA SAN FRANCISCO

| September 29, 2019

Mathew Lasky
Director of Communications, GLAAD
mlasky@glaad.org

Host Peppermint (RuPaul’s Drag Race) makes powerful speech calling attention to the ongoing cycle of violence against trans women of color

Tech leader Ali Rosenthal also honored, with celebrity guests including Adam Rippon, the cast of Schitt’s Creek, Alicia Garza, Garrett Clayton, Eva Gutowski, and more

PHOTOS, VIDEOS: 2020 DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES SEND UNPRECEDENTED MESSAGE OF LGBTQ ACCEPTANCE AND SHARE PLANS TO REVERSE ANTI-LGBTQ ROLLBACKS AT LGBTQ FORUM IN CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA HOSTED BY GLAAD, ONE IOWA, THE ADVOCATE AND THE GAZETTE

| September 20, 2019

Mathew Lasky
Director of Communications, GLAAD
mlasky@glaad.org

2020 candidates Biden, Booker, Buttigieg, Castro, Gabbard, Harris, Klobuchar, Sestak, Warren, and Williamson answered questions about LGBTQ-specific issues and addressed how they will reverse the 125 attacks by the Trump Administration on the LGBTQ community

SPIRIT DAY SET FOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17 WHEN MILLIONS WILL GO PURPLE IN A STAND AGAINST BULLYING AND IN SUPPORT OF LGBTQ YOUTH

| September 19, 2019

Mathew Lasky
Director of Communications, GLAAD
mlasky@glaad.org

In honor of Spirit Day, Kacey Musgraves gives fans a chance to win two VIP tickets to one of her sold-out shows at Radio City Hall in New York

In partnership with Little Bee Books, GLAAD releases new LGBTQ-inclusive book ‘Spirit Day: A Book About Spreading Joy’ in honor of Spirit Day

POSE + AMERICAN HORROR STORY STAR AND TRANS ACTIVIST ANGELICA ROSS TO HOST PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE FORUM ON LGBTQ ISSUES

| September 16, 2019

Mathew Lasky
Director of Communications, GLAAD
mlasky@glaad.org

2020 candidates confirmed to participate in the LGBTQ Forum include Joe Biden, Cory Booker, Pete Buttigieg, Julián Castro, Tulsi Gabbard, Kamala Harris, Amy Klobuchar, Joe Sestak, Elizabeth Warren, and Marianne Williamson