RECENT  POSTS:  » Where art thou, Jeremy? » Video: Ad for blemish remover/ tourist spot for our new, bettered America » Whether justified or Kim Davis-ed, individualistic rage rarely outplays broader truths » Kim Davis: The almost too perfect coda to the marriage discrimination fight » Anti-gay clerks are going to have to do their jobs. Because of course they are. » Jeb really wants to remind voters of his anti-'same status' plan for gay couples » Maine: NOM finally forced to hand over its tiny, out-of-state, incestuous donor roll » This delusional primary: Huckabee claims 'same-sex marriage is not the law of the land' » The 'Yeah. Duh. Of course' phase of this fight » Trailer: 'Stonewall'  

« Go back a post || Return to G-A-Y homepage || Haul tail to next post »


Start spreading the fair, accurate and inclusive news: GLAAD throws NYC bash

by Jeremy Hooper

   Tonight in NYC, the first of four 17th Annual GLAAD Media Awards will be held at the Marriott Marquis, where we have it on good authority that Erasure will be performing; Pamela Anderson will present the Vito Russo Award to photographer David LaChapelle; Wilmer Valderrama will present another award; and that folks like Ang Lee, Morgan Spurlock, and cast members from both "The L Word" and "Project Runway" will be in attendance.


Meanwhile, as our well-financed, respectable, less-prone-to-using-words-like-"batshit insane"-and-"poopy head" cousins hold their soiree, we will be at the bar in the lobby of the Marriott Marquis, rewarding our daily efforts challenging bias with a prize presented by our buddies Captain Morgan and Jim Beam. Sure, we may have no Wilmer Valderbigshot or Mr. "Oh look at me, I ate McDonalds for a month" at our sad little soiree, but we are hoping to be graced by the likes of "Random Tourist Lady Who's Visiting New York For The First Time And Won't Quit Talking About How Excited She Is To See Mamma Mia," "Times Square Homeless Person Who Smells Like Street," and "8th Avenue Lady of Ill Repute."

Not too shabby, if you ask us.

For those who aren't rich, hip, or well-connected enough to make the GLAAD soiree, don't fret -- Logo will air portions of the NY and Los Angeles awards on April 15, and VH1 will rerun them the following day. As for those who want to see our festivities -- look for grainy shots from the bartender's phone cam to appear on flickr within a matter of days!

GLAAD to Honor Charlize Theron, Melissa Etheridge, David LaChapelle, Richard PĂ©rez-Feria at 17th Annual GLAAD Media Awards presented by Absolut Vodka [GLAAD]

space gay-G-A-Y-post gay-email gay-writer-jeremy-hooper

comments powered by Disqus

G-A-Y Comments Policy

Related Posts with Thumbnails