Media Alert: SAG-AFTRA Special Presentation of Ground-Breaking Study - Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Diversity in the Industry: Experiences and Perspectives of SAG-AFTRA Members

Media Alert: SAG-AFTRA Special Presentation of Ground-Breaking Study - Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Diversity in the Industry: Experiences and Perspectives of SAG-AFTRA Members

SAG-AFTRA Special Presentation of Ground-Breaking Study
Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Diversity in the Industry:
Experiences and Perspectives of SAG-AFTRA Members
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Press Check-in: 1 p.m. PT/ Presentation begins: 1:30 p.m. PT
Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 – Los Angeles

What: SAG-AFTRA and the UCLA Law School’s Williams Institute present the results of the first-ever study of sexual orientation and gender identity diversity in the entertainment industry, funded by the SAG-Producers Industry Advancement & Cooperative Fund. The Williams Institute’s research team and SAG-AFTRA member and staff leadership will present the results of the study, discuss the key takeaways and how the study will be utilized to move toward an industry free of discrimination and harassment, with full inclusiveness and equal employment opportunities.

Who: Williams Institute Distinguished Scholar and lead researcher M.V. Lee Badgett, Ph.D., SAG-AFTRA Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel Duncan Crabtree-Ireland and SAG-AFTRA National Director of Equal Employment Opportunities & Diversity Adam Moore.

When: Friday, Sept. 27, 2013

Press Check-in: 1 p.m. PT

Presentation begins: 1:30 p.m. PT

Where: JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE
900 West Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, California 90015
Details, including room location, will be provided upon RSVP.
Parking validated for the L.A. Live West Lot

Contact Jennifer Lurey for credentials at jennifer.lurey@sagaftra.org.

We are unable to accommodate trucks.

As space is limited, only CONFIRMED media will be able to attend.

For more information please contact: SAG-AFTRA Assistant National Executive Director Communications Pamela Greenwalt at (323) 440-2892 or pamela.greenwalt@sagaftra.org.

About SAG-AFTRA
SAG-AFTRA represents more than 165,000 actors, announcers, broadcast journalists, dancers, DJs, news writers, news editors, program hosts, puppeteers, recording artists, singers, stunt performers, voiceover artists and other entertainment and media professionals. SAG-AFTRA members are the faces and voices that entertain and inform America and the world. A proud affiliate of the AFL-CIO, SAG-AFTRA has national offices in Los Angeles and New York and local offices nationwide representing members working together to secure the strongest protections for entertainment and media artists into the 21st century and beyond. Visit SAG-AFTRA online at SAGAFTRA.org.

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