Thursday, April 2, 2009

Celebrities Speak OUT for Gay Rights

Produced by Charlotte Robinson


In these exclusive audio sound bytes from the Red Carpet of the 20th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in NYC, Clay Aiken, Out Singer/Actor talks about coming out under the scrutiny of the media. Cherry Jones, Out Actress “24” chats about marriage equality. Jay Manuel, Out Fashion Expert expresses his commitment & passion for LGBT civil rights. Judith Light, Actress/Activist gives a moving account of what our LGBT community endured during the AIDS epidemic of the ‘80’s to our present struggle for basic civil rights & protections for our families. Chris Noth, Actor, “Sex in the City” believes that LGBT equality should be viewed as a natural evolution. JD DiSalvatore, Out Filmmaker winner of this year’s GLAAD Award for Outstanding Film, “Shelter”, chats about her latest projects that tell our LGBT stories. Michelle Clunie, Actress, “Queer as Folk” ponders when the religious right will end their hateful homophobia. Legendary Talk Host Phil Donahue who received the Special Recognition Award states how he would like to see a world without closets where love is love. Neil Giuliano, GLAAD President candidly speaks about his hope for the future of civil rights for our Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Americans.  
Check OUT the winners of the 2oth Annual New York GLAAD Media Award @ GLAAD.org

Los Angeles April 18th GLAAD Awards Info: GLAAD.org
San Francisco May 9th GLAAD Awards Info: GLAAD.org

UPDATE: 2010 GLAAD Celebrities Speak OUT For Gay Equality


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