Stage and screen actress Kim Cattrall, best known for playing Samantha Jones on HBO's "Sex in the City," will receive the Golden Gate Award. Sara Ramirez and Mario Lopez are among other guests scheduled to attend the event.
GLAAD's Golden Gate Award is presented to media professionals who, through their work, have increased the visibility and understanding of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Previous recipients include Megan Mullally, Jennifer Beals, Stockard Channing, Cybill Shepherd, Jennifer Tilly, James Schamus, and Brooke Shields.
“Kim Cattrall has not only grown acceptance of our community through storylines on shows like 'Sex and the City,' but used her platform to speak out for equality,” said GLAAD president Jarrett Barrios in a statement. “We are proud to honor such a talented and passionate advocate.”
The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and the issues that affect their lives.
Award will be presented for Outstanding Film – Wide Release, Outstanding Documentary and Outstanding Spanish-Language Music Artist. GLAAD previously held ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles. For a complete list of nominees and winners, click here.
For more information and tickets, call (877) 519-7904 or visit www.glaad.org/mediaawards.