Wednesday, April 19, 2017
GLAAD, the world’s LGBTQ media advocacy organization, announced this week that it will honor Debra Messing with the Excellence in Media Award at the 28th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York City at the New York Hilton Midtown on May 6, (Great choice!)
The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of the LGBTQ community. TV's Ross Mathews will host the event for the fourth time. Special guests will include Whoopi Goldberg, Don Lemon, Rami Malek, Janet Mock, Trevor Noah, Christian Slater, and "Survivor" contestant Zeke Smith.
Messing will receive GLAAD's Excellence in Media Award, which is presented to media professionals who have made a significant difference in promoting equality and acceptance of LGBTQ people. Previous Excellence in Media Award honorees include Robert De Niro, Russell Simmons, Kelly Ripa, Patti LaBelle, Tyra Banks, Julianne Moore, Glenn Close, Barbara Walters, Bob and Harvey Weinstein, and Diane Sawyer.
Tickets and info HERE.