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GLAAD Media Awards

GLAAD Media Awards

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Celebrated In: United States Of America

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) announced winners in three of the 25 English-language categories for the 24th annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York on March 16Winners included NBC's television drama Smash "How to Survive a Plague and CBSs reality series "The Amazing Race. Additional awards will be presented in ceremonies in Los Angeles on April 20 and in San Francisco on May 11.

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) announced winners in three of the 25 English-language categories for the 24th annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York on March 16Winners included NBCs television drama Smash How to Survive a Plague and CBSs reality series "The Amazing Race. Additional awards will be presented in ceremonies in Los Angeles on April 20 and in San Francisco on May 11.

 

Anderson Cooper was presented with The Vito Russo Award by Madonna. The award is named after Russo, who helped found GLAAD and wrote a book about gay people in the movie called "The Celluloid Closet.

 

According to GLAAD, the Vito Russo Award is given to an openly lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender media professional who has made a significant difference in promoting equality.Ricky Martin, Rosie ODonnell and Elton John have all won the award in the past.

 

The awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and the issues that affect their lives," according to the advocacy group's website.

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