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GLAAD 31st Media Awards Virtual Event

By Charlotte Robinson, July 12, 2020
The 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards virtual event will take place on Thursday July 30th in place of the original ceremonies planned for earlier this year. The event will stream on GLAAD’s Facebook & YouTube on July 30th at 8P EST & will air on Logo TV on August 3rd at 8P EST. Sarah Kate Ellis GLAAD President & CEO stated, “Among this year’s nominees are a wide range of stories & narratives about LGBTQ people of different races, ethnicities, genders, religions & other identities that demonstrate the power of inclusion & diversity in fostering positive cultural change. As this year’s Media Awards go virtual, we hope to send a powerful message to LGBTQ people that in the midst of this culturally & politically divisive time, our visibility & voices have never been more important.” Comedians Fortune Feimster & Gina Yashere will host the virtual event that will feature a special performance from Grammy-nominated duo Chloe x Halle. Special guests will include Cara Delevingne (Suicide Squad, Valerian & the City of a Thousand Planets), Kaitlyn Dever (Booksmart), WWE superstar Sonya Deville, Beanie Feldstein (Booksmart), Jonica T. Gibbs (Twenties), Dan Levy (Schitt’s Creek), Lil Nas X, Rachel Maddow, Ryan O’Connell (Special), Dolly Parton, Peppermint (RuPaul’s Drag Race, Head Over Heels), the cast & producers of Pose, trans model & advocate Geena Rocero, Angelica Ross, comedian Benito Skinner, Brian Michael Smith (9-1-1: Lone Star, The L Word: Generation Q), Dwyane Wade & Gabrielle Union, Lena Waithe (Master of None, Queen & Slim, Twenties), Olivia Wilde (Booksmart, House) & Raquel Willis (Writer, Activist, Director of Communications - Ms. Foundation).
For More Info: glaad.org
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