GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, yesterday released a video featuring “Will & Grace” co-stars Debra Messing and Sean Hayes celebrating LGBTQ Pride Month and calling for LGBTQ people and allies to take part in LGBTQ marches on Sunday, June 11 in Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and more than 50 cities nationwide.
In the video, which premiered on GLAAD’s Facebook page and Twitter handle, Messing and Hayes speak about the “&” movement and urge marginalized communities to stand together this LGBTQ Pride Month and beyond.
Sean Hayes and Debra Messing show their Pride with GLAAD. Listen to Will & Grace stars Sean Hayes and Debra Messing. Show your Pride and get involved in one of the many marches starting this Sunday, June 11th: http://glaad.org/together
We must stand in unity and support each other, whether you’re LGBTQ or part of any marginalized community.
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For more information on the LGBTQ marches on June 11 and throughout the month of June, visit https://www.glaad.org/together
The Equality March in Washington, D.C., will feature several speakers, including Sara Ramirez and Asia Kate Dillon. The #ResistMarch in Los Angeles will include House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Congressman Adam Schiff, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Jussie Smollett, Haim, Adam Lambert and Margaret Cho.
The Together Movement, symbolized by the “&,” represents the power of marginalized voices together. The blue “&” pins previously appeared at the MTV Movie & TV Awards worn by Emma Watson, Millie Bobbie Brown, Trevor Noah and the cast of “Stranger Things”; at the Academy Awards worn by Sting, Brad Goreski and Colleen Atwood; at the Independent Spirit Awards worn by cast members of “Moonlight”; and the 28th annual GLAAD Media Awards.
The highly anticipated new season of “Will & Grace” premieres at 9 p.m. Thursdays this fall on NBC.
About GLAAD: GLAAD rewrites the script for LGBTQ acceptance. As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change. GLAAD protects all that has been accomplished and creates a world where everyone can live the life they love. For more information, please visit www.glaad.org or connect with GLAAD on Facebook and Twitter.