Posts Tagged ‘Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire’

GLAAD Media Awards handed out in SF on June 5th – Bruce Vilanch to Host

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Bay Area Reporter
Out & proud in show business
GLAAD Media Awards handed out in SF
by Adam Sandel

Words and images matter. That’s not only the slogan of GLAAD [the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation], it’s also the reason for the 21st Annual GLAAD Media Awards this Saturday night at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis. The event celebrates and honors those in the media for fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the LGBT community. This year’s celebrity honorees and guests span the worlds of film, television, music, advertising, print and online media. Read More

Reminder: GLAAD honors social justice activists; Bruce hosts 6/5

Sunday, May 30th, 2010
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GLAAD honors social justice activists
By: Greg Archer
Special to The Examiner
May 30, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO — The City isn’t shy when it comes to honoring civil rights leaders, but the 21st annual GLAAD Media Awards may surpass expectations.

The gala, which honors LGBT advocates and spotlights the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation’s mission to promote fair and inclusive stories of LGBT issues, is Saturday at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis.

This year, it has special star power with honors going to “Precious” director Lee Daniels, actress and civil rights activist Cybill Shepherd and The City’s own Robert Hanson, president of Levi Strauss Americas, who receives the San Francisco Local Hero Award. Read More