The trailblazing, trendsetting gay dads will be honored during a star-studded program to garner support for LGBTQ+ family equality
Los Angeles, CA — Family Equality, the nation’s leading organization for current and future LGBTQ+ families, is delighted to announce that celebrity stylist, Jason Bolden, and interior designer, Adair Curtis, will be honored with the Visibility Award at LA Impact: A Night of Heroes at Paramount Studios on October 15. Jason and Adair join a star-studded program hosted by comedians Alec Mapa and Melissa Peterman and featuring performances by RuPaul Drag Race star, Nina West, comedian Dana Goldberg, The Voice semifinalist Rayshun Lamarr, DJ Asha, and more. Alongside co-host Alec Mapa, Emmy-Award-winning actor and author Dan Bucatinsky serves as an event chair.
“I am beyond thrilled to honor Jason and Adair, two powerhouse designers, trendsetters, and change-makers,” said Stacey Stevenson, CEO of Family Equality. “In this work, I see every day the impact of representation on our families and our community. Jason and Adair help countless Black LGBTQ+ families like mine feel seen on a national stage. Their outstanding list of accolades serves as a concrete reminder that living authentically changes hearts, minds, culture, and—ultimately—the world around us.”
History-making entrepreneurs, partners, and parents to baby Arrow, Jason and Adair are two of the most sought-after talents in the fashion, interior design, and entertainment industries. From founding JSN STUDIO to welcoming major streaming services like Netflix into their homes for Styling Hollywood, Jason and Adair have forged new pathways within and around spaces that have a long history of excluding Black, Bold, Queer creators like them.
Married in love and in business, Jason and Adair founded JSN STUDIO, a multidisciplinary styling and interior design firm. In 2019, Jason and Adair’s show Styling Hollywood premiered on Netflix. And earlier this year, JSN STUDIO was honored as a member of the coveted 1stDibs 50 List. You can learn more about Jason via his cover feature in The Hollywood Reporter’s Power Stylists 2022 and you can watch Adair’s newest heartfelt home makeover series, Instant Dream Home on Netflix.
In 2021, Family Equality worked with Jason and Adair on a bubly water campaign, highlighting the challenges faced by LGBTQ+ parents.
About LA IMPACT: A Night of Heroes
LA Impact: A Night Of Heroes will take place at Paramount Studios on October 15. With more than 300 anti-LGBTQ+ bills introduced in states across the country in 2022, the event offers celebrities, supporters, and community luminaries, the opportunity to harness their collective powers in the fight for LGBTQ+ families. Past honorees have included Greg Berlanti, Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent, Sara Gilbert and Linda Perry, Mayor Annise Parker, Glee, Modern Family, Transparent, Johnson & Johnson, and Target.
The 2022 LA Impact: Night of Heroes Event Chairs are Dan Bucatinsky, Taylor Emerson, Alec Mapa, Alvin McCray, Caitlin Penny, and Joseph Rivas. The event is produced by Amy Shomer.
Family Equality gratefully acknowledges the support of the following LA Impact sponsors: (Guardian Sponsor) Johnson & Johnson Care with Pride; (Defender Sponsor) The Murray/Reese Foundation; (Preserver Sponsor) Cigna; (Event Sponsors) Amy Shomer & Associates, Bright Rentals, Chateau Gonzollo, DJ Asha, Greenleaf Kitchen & Cocktails, Growing Generations, and Nosostros Tequila; (National Corporate Sponsors) Byran Cave Leighton Paisner, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, California Cryobank, CCS Fundraising, Charles Schwab, Clockwork, Fidelity Investments, Johnson & Johnson Care with Pride, Nederlander, Organon, Playbill, Target, Warner Bros. Discovery.
Learn more and purchase tickets at thelaimpact.com.
About Family Equality
Family Equality is creating a world where everyone can experience the love, safety, and belonging of family. As the leading national organization for current and future LGBTQ+ families, we work to ensure that everyone has the freedom to find, form, and sustain their families by advancing LGBTQ+ equality through advocacy, support, storytelling, and education. Learn more at familyequality.org.
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