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GLAAD NATIONAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS ANNOUNCES NEW MEMBERS JUSTIN BLAKE, SHARON CALLAHAN, MIKE DOYLE, LIZ JENKINS, AND REESE MCCRANIE

| September 1, 2020


Edelman’s Global Head of Leadership Positioning, CDM CEO, Ketchum President & CEO, Hello Sunshine CFO, and the Deputy Chief Equity Officer in the Atlanta Mayor’s Office join GLAAD to accelerate LGBTQ acceptance

GLAAD Premieres Ad on ‘Fox & Friends’ About LGBTQ Discrimination and the Equality Act as coverage of the Republican National Convention Begins

| August 24, 2020

“The Conversation” depicts a gay man speaking to his mother about the Trump Administration’s attacks on the LGBTQ community and will air on Fox News and across digital media

POSE, SCHITT’S CREEK, LIL NAS X, BOOKSMART, THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW, DOLLY PARTON’S HEARTSTRINGS, RAQUEL WILLIS AMONG WINNERS AT THE 31ST ANNUAL GLAAD MEDIA AWARDS

| July 30, 2020


THE VIRTUAL CEREMONY FOR THE 31ST ANNUAL GLAAD MEDIA AWARDS WAS HOSTED BY FORTUNE FEIMSTER AND GINA YASHERE, WITH PERFORMANCES BY CHLOE X HALLE, SHEA DIAMOND, AND BEN PLATT

KANDI BURRUSS, JENNIFER GARNER, THEO GERMAINE, AUGUST GETTY, GIGI GORGEOUS GETTY & NATS GETTY, HARVEY GUILLÉN, DEMI LOVATO, LILLY SINGH, DARRYL STEPHENS, AND CHARLI XCX JOIN STAR-STUDDED LINEUP FOR VIRTUAL CEREMONY OF THE 31ST ANNUAL GLAAD MEDIA AWARDS

| July 29, 2020


SHEA DIAMOND AND BEN PLATT TO BOTH DELIVER PERFORMANCES DURING THE EVENT, STREAMING ON GLAAD’S FACEBOOK AND YOUTUBE ON JULY 30 AND AIRING ON LOGO ON AUGUST 3

GLAAD previously announced that Fortune Feimster and Gina Yashere will host the virtual ceremony, with a special performance from Chloe x Halle

GLAAD and Gilead’s First National Survey on HIV Attitudes Finds 90% of Americans Agree Stigma Exists Around HIV

| July 27, 2020


Only Half of Americans Feel Knowledgeable About HIV and 6 in 10 Americans Wrongfully Believe that “It is Important to Be Careful Around People Living with HIV to Avoid Catching It”

GLAAD Launches ‘Accelerate Compassion’ and ‘Accelerate Impact’ Programs to Combat HIV Stigma with New Hires and $9 Million Multi-Year Grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc.