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GLAAD’S “TOGETHER IN PRIDE: YOU ARE NOT ALONE,” HIGHLIGHTS THE LGBTQ RESPONSE TO COVID-19 AND RAISES OVER $225,000 FOR CENTERLINK AND LOCAL LGBTQ CENTERS

| April 26, 2020

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

THE EVENT WAS HOSTED BY BILLY EICHNER & LILLY SINGH, AND FEATURED SPECIAL PERFORMANCES FROM KESHA, MJ RODRIGUEZ AND GEORGE SALAZAR, ALEX NEWELL, MELISSA ETHERIDGE, PLUS THE CAST OF BROADWAY’S “JAGGED LITTLE PILL”

GLAAD CALLS OUT FDA FOR “WORKING TO COMMENCE A PILOT STUDY” TO END BAN ON BLOOD AND PLASMA FROM GAY AND BI MEN

| April 24, 2020

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

Andy Cohen joins calls on FDA to lift its blood ban on gay and bi men after being unable to donate plasma following COVID-19 recovery

GLAAD’s petition calling on the FDA to end its ban approaches 25,000 signatures

BILLY PORTER, PETE & CHASTEN BUTTIGIEG, ROSIE O’DONNELL, JONATHAN VAN NESS, BRIAN MICHAEL SMITH, ROSS MATHEWS, TYLER OAKLEY, AND LGBTQ FRONT-LINE WORKERS TO JOIN “TOGETHER IN PRIDE: YOU ARE NOT ALONE,” GLAAD’S LIVESTREAM EVENT

| April 23, 2020

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

BILLY EICHNER AND LILLY SINGH TO CO-HOST THE EVENT

EVENT WILL FEATURE SPECIAL PERFORMANCES FROM KESHA, MJ RODRIGUEZ AND GEORGE SALAZAR, ALEX NEWELL, MELISSA ETHERIDGE, PLUS THE CAST OF BROADWAY’S “JAGGED LITTLE PILL”

GLAAD & LITTLE BEE BOOKS’ CHILDREN’S TITLE, PRINCE & KNIGHT, NAMED 5TH MOST CHALLENGED BOOK OF THE YEAR ACCORDING TO AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION ANNUAL LIST

| April 20, 2020

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

8 of the 10 most challenged books of the year were challenged due to LGBTQ content

GLAAD CEO Sarah Kate Ellis: “These beautiful titles should not be challenged, they should be celebrated.”

GLAAD TO PRESENT “TOGETHER IN PRIDE: YOU ARE NOT ALONE,” A STAR-STUDDED LIVESTREAM EVENT HIGHLIGHTING THE LGBTQ RESPONSE TO COVID-19

| April 16, 2020

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

EVENT TO STREAM LIVE ON GLAAD’S YOUTUBE AND FACEBOOK, WITH PERFORMANCES BY KESHA AND MELISSA ETHERIDGE