The evening will feature a cocktail reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres, exciting live and silent auctions, and a dynamic program and awards presentation.


Photo: Last year’s Local Hero Honoree, Tituss Burgess.


The 2018 GLAAD Gala Atlanta celebrates the national and local leaders working to accelerate acceptance of the LGBTQ community in the South. The event benefits GLAAD’s culture-changing initiatives, including GLAAD Southern Stories, which boosts understanding and acceptance of LGBTQ Southerners.


Television star and singer Kat Graham will host the event which features a special performance from the Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus and remarks from GLAAD President Sarah Kate Ellis. During the event, GLAAD will be handing out honors to two LGBTQ advocates. The cocktail reception and awards event is hosted by Ketel One Family-Made Vodka, Coca-Cola, Delta, and Turner.


Visit to get your tickets ($200-$1,500) for this incredible night.


About GLAAD Atlanta

GLAAD Atlanta will spotlight events and news relevant to Atlanta and the surrounding region. The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) amplifies the voice of the LGBT community by empowering real people to share their stories, holding the media accountable for the words and images they present, and helping grassroots organizations communicate effectively.



The What, When, and Where


What: GLAAD Atlanta Gala

When: Friday, November 9, 2018, 6-9 pm


The Estate

3109 Piedmont Rd NE

Atlanta, GA 30305

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