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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.

GLAAD’S 2020 STUDIO RESPONSIBILITY INDEX: HIGHEST RECORDED PERCENTAGE OF LGBTQ-INCLUSIVE FILMS BUT RACIAL DIVERSITY DROPS AND ZERO TRANSGENDER CHARACTERS APPEAR

| July 16, 2020

Of the 8 major film studios tracked, all studios receive grade of “Insufficient” representation or worse

LGBTQ representation in film saw its highest ever recorded year, but racial diversity of LGBTQ characters, as well as the number of queer women characters dropped

More than half of all LGBTQ characters receive under three minutes of screen time and transgender characters remain completely absent for the third year in a row

GLAAD TO HOST VIRTUAL CEREMONY TO ANNOUNCE AWARD RECIPIENTS OF THE 31ST ANNUAL GLAAD MEDIA AWARDS ON THURSDAY, JULY 30 AT 8PM ET

| July 9, 2020

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

CARA DELEVINGNE, KAITLYN DEVER, SONYA DEVILLE, BEANIE FELDSTEIN, JONICA T. GIBBS, DAN LEVY, LIL NAS X, RACHEL MADDOW, RYAN O’CONNELL, DOLLY PARTON, PEPPERMINT, THE CAST AND PRODUCERS OF POSE, GEENA ROCERO, ANGELICA ROSS, BENITO SKINNER, BRIAN MICHAEL SMITH, DWYANE WADE & GABRIELLE UNION, LENA WAITHE, OLIVIA WILDE, RAQUEL WILLIS TO APPEAR