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Wilson Cruz Calls for Action Against Anti-LGBTQ Legislation, Stresses the Importance of Love

In light of the “Don’t Say Gay” bill recently passing in Florida and the possible overturning of Roe v. Wade, resilience and perseverance were top of mind for everyone at the GLAAD Media Awards in New York City on Friday. Both instances of government control have been seen as taking steps back in the progress […]

‘Pose’ and Lil Nas X Take Top Prizes at the 2022 GLAAD Media Awards

The 2022 GLAAD Media Awards came to a close in New York City on Friday, with the second of two bicoastal ceremonies revealing the rest of this year’s winners. Cody Rigsby and Peppermint hosted the event, which honored Judith Light with the Excellence in Media Award. Pose and Lil Nas X took home the top […]

GLAAD Media Awards: Wilson Cruz to Receive Vito Russo Award for LGBTQ Advocacy

Star Trek: Discovery actor and activist Wilson Cruz will be honored with the Vito Russo Award during the 33rd annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York City next month. Named after Vito Russo, the late activist who co-founded GLAAD, the award is presented to an individual who has significantly accelerated LGBTQ acceptance. In 1994, Cruz […]

Marvel’s Victoria Alonso Calls Out Disney Response to “Don’t Say Gay” Bill: “Take a Stand”

In a night of defiance in the face of oppression, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Kacey Musgraves and Andrew Garfield were joined by hundreds of guests in an overflowing ballroom at the Beverly Hilton on Saturday night to celebrate the 33rd annual GLAAD Media Awards. While the purpose of the evening was to recognize and honor those […]

GLAAD Media Awards: ‘Eternals,’ ‘Hacks,’ ‘Saved by the Bell’ Take Top Prizes

GLAAD hosted the first of two ceremonies for this year’s GLAAD Media Awards on Saturday, announcing winners for 16 of its 30 categories in Los Angeles. Hosted by Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka O’Hara and D.J. “Shangela” Pierce from the Beverly Hilton Hotel, the event honored Kacey Musgraves with the Vanguard Award and Michaela Jaé […]

GLAAD Media Awards: Kacey Musgraves to Be Honored With Vanguard Award

Advocacy organization GLAAD revealed Tuesday that Kacey Musgraves will receive the Vanguard Award, which is presented to an LGBTQ ally who has made a significant difference in promoting acceptance of the community, at the 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles next month. Among the country artists’ activism, she recently joined GLAAD and Equality […]

‘Pose’ Star Michaela Jae Rodriguez to Be Honored at GLAAD Media Awards

Media advocacy organization GLAAD announced Wednesday that actress and singer Michaela Jaé (MJ) Rodriguez will be honored with the Stephen F. Kolzak Award at the 33rd annual GLAAD Media Awards in April. Rodriguez is known for her performance as a young mother living with HIV in FX’s Pose, for which she became the first trans woman […]

‘Glee’ Cast Honors Naya Rivera: “Her Best Role Was Being a Mom”

During Thursday's GLAAD Media Awards, 16 stars from 'Glee' gathered to pay tribute to Rivera and her character Santana Lopez on the 10-year anniversary of Lopez coming out as lesbian on network TV.

GLAAD Media Awards: ‘Schitt’s Creek,’ ‘Happiest Season,’ Sam Smith Take Top Prizes

The 32nd annual awards event, held virtually Thursday and hosted by Niecy Nash, also saw awards go to Netflix's 'The Boys in the Band' and 'Disclosure' as well as the Paramount+ series 'Star Trek: Discovery.'

‘Glee’ Cast to Reunite at GLAAD Media Awards to Honor Naya Rivera’s Character

The musical series took home GLAAD Media Award trophies for outstanding comedy show in 2010 and 2011.

GLAAD Media Awards: Watch Fortune Feimster, Dan Levy, Gabrielle Union and More at Virtual Ceremony

Lovato and Garner are slated to appear as special guests, with Platt among the list of performers at the LGBTQ media advocacy organization's ceremony, which will stream live on July 30.

Judith Light to Receive GLAAD Honor for “Unending Dedication” to LGBTQ Advocacy

Media advocacy organization GLAAD revealed Wednesday that it will honor actress and activist Judith Light with the Excellence in Media award at the 31st annual GLAAD Media Awards held in New York City.