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Contact: Jean-Marie Navetta (email@example.com)/ (202) 467-8180 ext. 213
PFLAG / THE LA EVENT to Honor RYAN MURPHY and
THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT Director LISA CHOLODENKO
WHAT: PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) National will join with entertainment industry leaders to honor and celebrate the work of Ryan Murphy (CREATOR, GLEE & NIP/TUCK; director of EAT PRAY LOVE) and Lisa Cholodenko (Writer/Director, THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT). Evening will be emceed by Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet of MODERN FAMILY, and will feature appearances by GLEE’s Jane Lynch, NCIS star Pauley Perrette, Academy Award winner Dustin Lance Black (screenwriter, MILK) and a live performance from Grammy-winning musical artist Nelly Furtado.
WHO: Ryan Murphy, Lisa Cholodenko, Mark Salling (GLEE), Jane Lynch (GLEE), Jesse Tyler Ferguson (MODERN FAMILY), Eric Stonestreet (MODERN FAMILY), Julie Bowen (MODERN FAMILY), Grammy-Winner Nelly Furtado, Pauley Perrette (NCIS), Ed Harris and Amy Madigan, Kirsten Vangsness (CRIMINAL MINDS), Dustin Lance Black (OscarTM winner, MILK), Bryan Singer (X-MEN), Bruce Davison (LONGTIME COMPANION), Laurence Fishburne (CSI), Marlee Matlin (CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD), Adam Shankman (SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE), Erin Cummings (DETROIT 187), Jonathan Silverman, Jennifer Finnigan, Levar Burton, Natalie Coler, Stephanie Miller, Sam Harris, Wilson Cruz, Jai Rodriguez, Calpernia Addams, Hal Sparks, Thea Gill, more to come…
WHEN: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2010
6:00 pm Press Check-In
6:30 pm Red Carpet Arrivals/VIP Reception
8:00pm Award Presentation
WHERE: London West Hollywood
1020 North San Vicente Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069-3802
Press Requests: Via e-mail to Liz Owen: firstname.lastname@example.org
Talent Submissions: Via e-mail to Jean-Marie Navetta: email@example.com
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) is the nation’s foremost family-based organization committed to the civil rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people. Founded in 1973 by mothers and fathers, PFLAG has 200,000 members and supporters in more than 250 chapters throughout the United States. To learn more, please visit www.pflag.org.