Renowned musicians including Bleachers and Carly Rael Jepsen, comedians and celebrities such as Lena Dunham and Sarah Silverman came together at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles to help raise awareness and promote equality for the LGBTQ communities.
This intimate benefit concert and event was put on by The Ally Coalition, a non-profit co-founded by Bleachers’ frontman and Fun. guitarist Jack Antonoff with the purpose of inspiring people to take action for LGBTQ equality. The Grammy Museum, Pandora, Toyota and HBO co-sponsored the inaugural Audible Impact, a year-long series of events on music and activism.
The day’s activities included a visit to the Los Angeles LGBT Center and a panel discussion covering topics ranging from the media’s portrayal of gay and transgender communities, to how a whopping 40% of homeless teens are LGBT — largely a result of being kicked out of their parents’ homes after coming out. Click here to read more.