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Out & Proudly WiM
Jun 26 | 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm America/New York
An unforgettable evening was had by all as Women in Media celebrated Pride with our LGBTQ+ family! Out & Proudly WiM honored our exceptional LGBTQIA+ members as they shared their leadership and experiences. There was networking, thought-provoking discussions, and relationship-building.
Special guest ~ Abbey White (They/Them) News writer from The Hollywood Reporter
Abbey is an associate editor and news reporter for The Hollywood Reporter’s digital team, where they cover breaking news, events, film, TV, awards, theater, animation, children’s & family, inclusion and more. A Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY alum, their work has appeared in Billboard, Food & Wine, Entertainment Weekly, Vox, Insider, Gothamist, USA TODAY Network, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Paste Magazine and 5280 Magazine. Abbey has been recognized as a 2022 Curve Emerging Journalist, ASME Awards finalist, National A&E Journalism Awards winner and GLAAD Media Award nominee, among other honors.
Friends, members, and luminaries of the entertainment world of all genders immersed themselves in the professionalism, artistry, and craft of the Women In Media LGBTQ+ community. Connections were strengthened among our LGBTQ+ members and allies.
About the #ProudlyWiM Initiative
The #ProudlyWiM Initiative is an informal group of the Women In Media LGBTQ+ family to get together for coffee, lunch, and other industry events. We are creating positive change on set, during post-production, and in boardrooms where LGBTQIA+ representation is vital. Learn more about this initiative here.