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Ava DuVernay, Samira Wiley, and Gloria Carter receive honors at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards

GLAAD Media Award recipients were announced in the remainder of this year’s categories for the 29th edition. Ross Mathews hosted the event and Melissa Etheridge and Adam Lambert opened the show with a duet to celebrate the 25 year anniversary of Etheridge’s breakthrough album YES I AM by performing an unforgettable new arrangement of her… Read More Ava DuVernay, Samira Wiley, and Gloria Carter receive honors at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards

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Gloria Carter to accept Special Recognition Award onstage on behalf of her son JAY-Z for his song ‘Smile’ at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards

GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, today announced that Ms. Gloria Carter will accept the Special Recognition Award onstage at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York at the New York Hilton Midtown on Saturday, May 5. GLAAD previously announced that both Ava DuVernay and Samira Wiley would receive honors at the ceremony.… Read More Gloria Carter to accept Special Recognition Award onstage on behalf of her son JAY-Z for his song ‘Smile’ at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards

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Ava DuVernay to be honoured with the Excellence in Media Award for intersectional advocacy at 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York

GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, today announced that filmmaker, director and screenwriter Ava DuVernay will be honoured at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York at the New York Hilton Midtown on Saturday, May 5, 2018. GLAAD previously announced that Samira Wiley will receive the Vito Russo Award for her… Read More Ava DuVernay to be honoured with the Excellence in Media Award for intersectional advocacy at 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York

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Lena Waithe, This is Us, Britney Spears among honourees at the 29th GLAAD Media Awards

Award winning actress, producer and screenwriter Lena Waithe was among GLAAD Media Award recipients that were announced in 12 of this year’s 25 media categories at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. Waithe won the award for Outstanding Individual Episode (in a series without a regular LGBTQ character) for the Master of None episode titled “Thanksgiving.”… Read More Lena Waithe, This is Us, Britney Spears among honourees at the 29th GLAAD Media Awards

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Samira Wiley to be honored with the Vito Russo Award for LGBTQ Advocacy at 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York

GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, announced that Emmy nominee Samira Wiley will be honored at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York at the New York Hilton Midtown on Saturday, May 5, 2018. GLAAD previously announced that Britney Spears and Jim Parsons would be receiving honors at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in… Read More Samira Wiley to be honored with the Vito Russo Award for LGBTQ Advocacy at 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York

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Wanda Sykes to host the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles

GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, today announced that actress, comedian, and writer Wanda Sykes will host the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles at Beverly Hilton on Thursday, April 12, 2018. GLAAD previously announced that Britney Spears and Jim Parsons would be receiving honors at the event. GLAAD also announced special appearances by… Read More Wanda Sykes to host the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles

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Jim Parsons to Receive Stephen F. Kolzak Award at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles

GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, today announced that it will honor actor and producer Jim Parsons at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles at Beverly Hilton on Thursday, April 12, 2018. GLAAD previously announced that global icon Britney Spears will receive the Vanguard Award for her support of the LGBTQ community and that… Read More Jim Parsons to Receive Stephen F. Kolzak Award at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles

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Britney Spears to be honored at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles for LGBTQ support and allyship

GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, announced that it will honor multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning pop icon Britney Spears at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles at Beverly Hilton on Thursday, April 12, 2018. The GLAAD Media Awards honor media for fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of LGBTQ people and issues. The GLAAD… Read More Britney Spears to be honored at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles for LGBTQ support and allyship

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Trevor Noah, This is Us, Kehlani, The Wound nominated for the 29th GLAAD Awards; Jay-Z to receive Special Recognition Award

The nominees for the 29th annual GLAAD Media Awards are here. GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, announced the nominees live from the Sundance Film Festival. The GLAAD Media Awards honor media for their fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of the LGBTQ community and the issues that affect their lives. The GLAAD Media… Read More Trevor Noah, This is Us, Kehlani, The Wound nominated for the 29th GLAAD Awards; Jay-Z to receive Special Recognition Award

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Wilson Cruz and Trace Lysette to Announce Nominees for 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards during the 2018 Sundance Film Festival

GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, today announced that for the first time ever, the nominees for the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards will be announced via livestream from Park City, Utah at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival on Friday, January 19 at 10:30am ET. The announcement will be hosted by Star Trek: Discovery and 13 Reasons… Read More Wilson Cruz and Trace Lysette to Announce Nominees for 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards during the 2018 Sundance Film Festival