May 26, 2015

TLDEF Set for The Freedom Awards - Celebrating 10 Years of Change

Monday, June 1 at Art Directors Club in New York City

Event to Honor Golden Globe-Winning Series “Transparent” and TLDEF partners BNY Mellon and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Transparent Star Judith Light Will Host; Transparent Star Alexandra Billings Will Attend and Accept Award for “Transparent”

Alexandra Billings Judith LightNew York, NY— On Monday, June 1, The Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) will commemorate a decade of transgender advocacy at its Freedom Awards benefit. The event will honor the Golden Globe Award-winning television series Transparent, and long-time TLDEF partners BNY Mellon and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP for their extraordinary contributions to the advancement of transgender rights. The Freedom Awards will be held at The Art Directors Club Gallery in Manhattan.

Transparent star and longtime LGBT rights champion Judith Light will host the event. Transparent star Alexandra Billings will accept the award on Transparent's behalf.

When: Monday, June 1, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Where: The Art Directors Club Gallery, 106 West 29th Street, New York City

Why: To celebrate TLDEF’s 10 extraordinary years working for equal rights.

Press Contact: All press must be approved to cover this event. Contact Cindi Creager, CreagerCole Communications, for press credentialing:, (646) 279-4559.