The Los Angeles celebration is scheduled for Saturday, March 21 at The Beverly Hilton follow by the New York event on Saturday, May 9 at the Waldorf Astoria. Each year, the GLAAD Media Awards in New York and Los Angeles bring together more than 3,000 advocates and allies to raise critical funds for the organization's work.
Millions of people, organizations, and companies are supporting the fifth annual #SpiritDay today by "going purple." Facebook and other social media platforms are filled with purple profile pictures and other "purplelized" images and many supporters are decked out in purple attire today to stand against bullying and show their support for LGBT youth.
Nearly 2,000 people attended the glitzy affair, along with a list of celebrities and VIPs such as Jennifer Lopez, Rita Moreno, Ellen Page, Lupita Nyong’o, Johnny Galecki, Naomi Campbell, and many others.