Gay Culture: National Coming Out Day

In celebration of National Coming Out Day, SAG National LGBT Actors Committee and the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) present a panel of LGBT actors, director-producers and casting directors to explore the challenges and opportunities of being out in the entertainment industry.

When: Wednesday, Oct. 7, 6:30 reception; 7 p.m. event


Bryan Batt (Mad Men)
Candis Cayne (Dirty Sexy Money)
Wilson Cruz (He’s Just Not That Into You; Rick & Steve the Happiest Gay Couple in All the World)
Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family; The Class; Do Not Disturb)
Jonathan Slavin (Better Off Ted; My Name is Earl)
Paris Barclay (Emmy-winning director-producer, In Treatment, Cold Case, NYPD Blue)
Dan Jinks (Oscar-winning producer, Milk, American Beauty, Pushing Daisies)
Tammara Billik (Casting Director, Samantha Who, ‘Til Death, The Ellen Show)
Dan Shaner (Casting Director, Cold Case, Moonlight, Dr. Vegas)
Doria Biddle (Moderator, co-host The Frank DeCaro Show on Sirius/XM)
Jason Stuart (Host, Chair, SAG National LGBT Actors Committee, The Closer)
Jarrett Barrios (Host, President, GLAAD)
and other panelists to be announced

Where: SAG National Headquarters, James Cagney Board Room, 5757 Wilshire Blvd. (Main Floor), Los Angeles, CA 90036. Parking is validated.
Screen Actors Guild: Pamela Greenwalt, (323) 549-6872,
GLAAD: Rich Ferraro, (646) 871-8011,