Saturday, April 13, 2013

Barrymore To Host GLAAD Awards

Drew Barrymore will be hosting the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles on April 20th at the JW Marriott. Barrymore received the Vanguard Award at the 21st Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles in 2010. Barrymore co-starred in Boys on the Side written by out gay filmmaker Don Roos which won the award for Outstanding Film - Wide Release at the 7th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. In 2009 Barrymore produced He’s Just Not That Into You in which she played a straight reporter at a LGBT newspaper who desperately seeks dating advice from her gay best friends. She also undertook the role of Rosie Goode, the lesbian daughter of a widower played by Robert De Niro in Everybody’s Fine, nominated for Outstanding Film - Wide Release at the 21st Annual GLAAD Media Awards. Betty White, Alex Pettyfer, Matt Bomer, Chris Evans, Naya Rivera, Mary Steenburgen, Ted Danson are also attending. Former President Bill Clinton will receive the Advocate for Change Award & entertainment attorney Steve Warren will receive the Stephen F. Kolzak Award. Other presenters & attendees include: Leonardo DiCaprio, Charlize Theron, Jennifer Lawrence, Tobey Maguire, Elle Fanning, Diane Kruger & Joshua Jackson. Additional special guests include: Alex Newell (Glee); Andrew Rannells, Justin Bartha, Ellen Barkin, NeNe Leakes, Georgia King, Jayson Blair (The New Normal); Cloris Leachman, Lucas Neff, Shannon Woodward (Raising Hope); Sara Ramirez (Grey's Anatomy); Dan Bucatinsky, Guillermo Díaz (Scandal); Brad Goreski (It's a Brad, Brad World); Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower); Trevor Donovan (90210); Thomas Roberts (MSNBC); author & advocate Chaz Bono; Maria Menounos (Extra); actor Scott Evans; Jane Espenson, Brad Bell (Husbands); LGBT advocates Zach Wahls & Jennifer Tyrrell; & GLAAD National Spokesperson Wilson Cruz to name a few. Updates to Come…:) For More Info & Tix: glad.org 

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