"NGLCCNY is creating prosperity for LGBT owned businesses and their allies and I'm proud to be part of that," said Lovitz. "Being Awards Emcee for Shining Stars places me center-stage at New York’s premier LGBT business gathering."
Jonathan has traveled the country speaking out for marriage rights, LGBT youth issues, and positive exposure for the community. He is a passionate supporter of arts education and often teaches theatre/dance masterclasses at universities and high schools nationwide.
"Jonathan is a rising star, and we are pleased he is emceeing the Shining Stars Awards this year," said Chamber President Richard Oceguera. "Jonathan's red carpet sensibility and advocacy for the community make him perfect for the part."
Lovitz graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Florida in 2006 and has been on an incredible journey ever since. He uses his recognition from television to spearhead events and activities that benefit the gay community nationwide, including a college speaking tour this fall, appearances at Pride ceremonies across America, and campaigns with groups like The Trevor Project, GLAAD, Campus Pride, and Freedom to Marry. Jonathan's lengthy career as a model and entertainer includes multiple Broadway national tours, regional theatre premiers throughout the US and Europe, and commercials and ads running worldwide.
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