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Adam Lambert joins Point Foundation gala honoring Jill Soloway

Adam Lambert to Perform; Comedian Michelle Collins to Host; and Writer, Director, and Producer Jill Soloway to Receive Point Impact Award at Point Honors Los Angeles Gala October 7

Los Angeles, September 6, 2017  Chart topping superstar and Grammy nominated singer Adam Lambert will perform at the Beverly Hilton October 7 when Point Foundation (Point) honors innovative TV and film writer, director, and producer Jill Soloway.  Actress and comedian Kathryn Hahn will present the award to Soloway. The evening will be hosted by comedian Michelle Collins, with other celebrity participants to be announced shortly.

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Point Foundation honors individuals who have made a significant impact on improving the lives of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community. Point Foundation is the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for LGBTQ students of merit.

“We are ecstatic that Adam Lambert and Michelle Collins are joining us on this special evening when we recognize Jill Soloway’s groundbreaking work in TV and film,” said Jorge Valencia, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Point Foundation. “

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Past honorees recognized by Point include Jeffrey TamborLena DunhamJonathan GroffRobin Roberts and other allies and members of the LGBTQ community. Additional celebrity participation for the 10th Annual Point Honors Los Angeles event will be announced in the coming weeks.

Information about attending or supporting Point Honors is at www.pointfoundation.org/LAHonors17 .

Some of Point’s 98 current scholarship recipients and 300 alumni will be present at Point Honors to share with the audience their inspiring stories about how they have overcome challenges to get their higher education degrees.

Sponsors for Point Honors Los Angeles:
Presenting: Hilton, Wells Fargo       Premier: HSBC
Principal: AT&T, Cadillac, HBO        National Media Sponsor: OUT     Local Media Sponsor: Los Angeles Blade

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