VINCINT set to headline the star-studded event featuring special performances by Shea Diamond, ROB.B “Heartthrob Robb”, Faultlines, Debby Holiday, and “Legendary” winners House of Balmain
Los Angeles, CA, Oct. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 9, 2020 – Vice President Joe Biden and Queer Eye’s Karamo now join Jennifer Lopez, Angelica Ross, Carmen Carrera, Isiah Thomas, GLAAD’s Sarah Kate Ellis, and other influential artists and advocates set to appear at Revry’s QueerX Live! award show brought to you by Lexus on National Coming Out Day, October 11th. Vice President Joe Biden will make a special address, expressing his dedication to preserving LGBTQ+ rights and encouraging audiences to get out the vote!
The Revry Visibility Award winners on QueerX Live! have contributed much to the LGBTQ+ community, furthering the cause towards equality and social inclusion. This year is even more special as some winners will be presented by their very own family: Jennifer Lopez will award her “nibbling”, Brendon Scholl, for courageously sharing their story in the documentary film, Draw With Me, and basketball legend and Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas will present the award to entrepreneur and activist son, Joshua ‘Zeke’ Thomas. Thomas also hosts–and produced with Co-Executive Producer EJ Jamele–the dynamic conversation series, Amplify Voices, which embraces intersectionality through entertainment, sports, politics, and allyship.
“Revry has never been or will ever be quiet about the political issues facing our community.” says Revry CEO, Damian Pelliccione. “We are passionate about activating our audience to vote on this important election, and are especially honored to host Vice President Joe Biden’s special address to our community along with other important messages from influential LGBTQ+ advocates.”
With the theme “Rise Up”, QueerX Live! will also include political statements from social media influencers Blossom Brown and AmbersCloset to bolster the LGBTQ+ community during this vital political season. Karamo will also share his unique message about “letting people in” for this National Coming Out Day. The show will premiere globally for free on the Revry Networks and will screen the same day at a COVID-safe, pop-up drive-in taking place in Downtown Los Angeles and benefiting the community-focused non-profit, DTLA Proud.
Tickets Available Now here.
Tune-In to QueerX Live! here
Watch the QueerX Trailer here.
This star-studded show will also include screenings of the category winners from QueerX’s film festival competition, along with special musical performances by headliner, VINCINT, and Shea Diamond, ROB.B “Heartthrob Robb”, Faultlines, the premiere of the new “Stoli Serves Pride” anthem by chart-topping recording artist Debby Holiday, and a striking performance by the HBO Max Legendary ballroom winners, House of Balmain!
The show will air Sunday, Oct. 11 at 5pm PST, 8pm EST for free on Revry, the LGBTQ+ streaming network, available globally at watch.revry.tv. For more information about QueerX, visit queerx.com. For Commercial Promos and Photo Assets click HERE.
Celebrities set to appear:
Joshua “Zeke” Thomas
Sarah Kate Ellis
ROB.B “Heartthrob Robb”
House of Balmain
For the full month of October (LGBT History Month), the QueerX festival will stream as Revry’s newest live channel–QueerX TV–a free, 24/7 TV channel which will host all of the festival’s “Official Selections” including international LGBTQ+ films, digital series, and music videos. The QueerX Live! show will premiere on Revry across 250+ millions households & devices on the Revry apps–available in all major app stores (named “App of the Day” by the Apple App Store)–and on its 11 live TV channels on mainstream platforms (e.g. Samsung TV Plus, The Roku Channel, Comcast, etc.).
QueerX is proud to have Lexus as its Grand Sponsor. Other sponsorships include Final Draft and Tourist Office of Spain who will present the 2020 TourSpain Award. QueerX’s Advocate Partners include Stoli, Cheurlin Champagne and Tauriga, with Community Partners including DTLA Proud, Black Women Leadand Gayborhood Agency. Special thanks to Media Partners Getty/WireImage, L.A. Confidential Magazine, Out.com, Pride.com, The Advocate, Pride Media, Out Traveler, and HIV Plus Magazine.
Watch Queer TV 24/7 with the first LGBTQ+ virtual cable TV network. Revry offers free live TV channels and on-demand viewing of its global library featuring LGBTQ+ movies, shows, music, podcasts, news, and exclusive originals all in one place! Revry is currently available globally in over 250+ million households and devices and on seven OTT, mobile, and Desktop platforms. Revry can also be viewed on nine live and on-demand channels and Connected TVs including: The Roku Channel, Samsung TV Plus, Comcast Xfinity X1, Dell, XUMO TV, Zapping TV, STIRR, TiVo+, and as the first LGBTQ+ virtual reality channel on Littlstar (available on PlayStation devices). The company–an inaugural member of the Goldman Sachs Black and LatinX Cohort–is headquartered in Los Angeles and led by a diverse founding team who bring decades of experience in the fields of tech, digital media, and LGBTQ+ advocacy. Follow on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @revrytv, Revry.tv
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