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Gina Yashere, Fortune Feimster cohost 31st annual GLAAD Awards online July 30

by Jim Provenzano

Multiple guests at the 31st GLAAD Awards
Multiple guests at the 31st GLAAD Awards  

Undaunted by COVID precautions, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation's annual awards will be held online, with a fab array of special guests, including Dolly Parton, Dan Levy, Lil Nas X, Angelica Ross and many others.

Scheduled for July 30 at 5pm PST, the ceremony will be streamed on GLAAD's YouTube and Facebook channels, with speeches, honors, music and comedy acts.

The GLAAD Media Awards honor media for fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of LGBTQ people and issues. Since its inception in 1990, the GLAAD Media Awards have grown to be the most visible annual LGBTQ awards show in the world, sending powerful messages of acceptance to audiences globally.

The multiple nominees are listed HERE.

Grammy-nominated duo Chloe x Halle will perform. GLAAD also announced that special guests will include Cara Delevingne (Suicide Squad, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets), Kaitlyn Dever (Booksmart), WWE superstar Sonya Deville, Beanie Feldstein (Booksmart), Jonica T. Gibbs (Twenties), Dan Levy (Schitt's Creek), Lil Nas X, Rachel Maddow (The Rachel Maddow Show), Ryan O'Connell (Special), Dolly Parton, Peppermint (RuPaul's Drag Race, Head Over Heels), the cast and producers of Pose, trans model and advocate Geena Rocero, Angelica Ross (Pose, American Horror Story), comedian Benito Skinner, Brian Michael Smith (9-1-1: Lone Star, The L Word: Generation Q), Dwyane Wade & Gabrielle Union, Lena Waithe (Master of None, Queen & Slim, Twenties), Olivia Wilde (Booksmart, House), and Raquel Willis (Writer, Activist, Director of Communications - Ms. Foundation).

https://www.glaad.org/mediaawards/31

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