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George Takei presented with GLAAD award for promoting LGBT equality

| Sunday, May 4, 2014
George Takei accepts the Vito Russo Award at the GLAAD Media Awards on Saturday, May 3, 2014 in New York.
NEW YORK -- Actor and LGBT rights activist George Takei was presented with the Vito Russo award at the 25th annual GLAAD Media Awards ceremony in New York on Saturday night.

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Jennifer Lopez, Laverne Cox honored with GLAAD Media Awards

| Sunday, April 13, 2014
Out actress Ellen Page took the stage at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles to present the Stephen F. Kolzak Award to advocate, actress, writer, and producer Laverne Cox.
Jennifer Lopez and Laverne Cox were honored with GLAAD Media Awards on Saturday, saluting what GLAAD calls fair, accurate and inclusive representation in media of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community and the issues that affect their lives.

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Daughter of anti-gay Russian lawmaker nominated for GLAAD Media Award

| Saturday, February 15, 2014
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NEW YORK -- The daughter of a former Russian Olympic figure skater and member of the Russian Parliament has been nominated for a GLAAD Media Award by the LGBT advocacy group, raising the ire of Russian gay rights activists because of her mother's anti-gay voting record.

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GLAAD to honor Bill Clinton as ‘Advocate for Change’ on LGBT rights

| Wednesday, April 3, 2013
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GLAAD, an LGBT media advocacy organization announced Wednesday it will honor former President Bill Clinton with its first ever "Advocate for Change" award at its 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles later this month.

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GLAAD to Fox News: If you want to attend our events, stop attacking LGBT people

CARLOS MAZA | Equality Matters | Friday, March 22, 2013
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Representatives from Fox News attended this year’s annual Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) media awards, prompting the organization to condemn the network’s history of anti-LGBT coverage.

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Anderson Cooper receives GLAAD award, Madonna calls Boys Scouts ‘fucked up’

| Sunday, March 17, 2013
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NEW YORK -- Pop icon Madonna, dressed in a replica of a cub scout uniform, presented CNN’s Anderson Cooper with an award for openly gay media professionals at the 24th annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York City last night.

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Director Brett Ratner to receive GLAAD ‘Ally Award’ one year after ‘fags’ slur

| Monday, March 11, 2013
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Film Director Brett Ratner, whose homophobic slur in 2011 resulted in a controversy that forced him to step down as co-producer of the 2012 Academy Awards broadcast, will receive GLAAD's Ally Award in recognition for his participation in a series of public service announcements featuring straight celebrities and athletes "coming out of the closet" as supporters of LGBT equality.

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Madonna to present Anderson Cooper with GLAAD’s Vito Russo Award

| Sunday, March 3, 2013
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NEW YORK -- The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) announced that Madonna will present CNN's Anderson Cooper with an award for openly gay media professionals.

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Social media giant Facebook receives recognition award from GLAAD

| Sunday, June 3, 2012
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SAN FRANCISCO -- Social media giant Facebook was honored Saturday night at the 23rd annual GLAAD Media Awards, hosted by the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.

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