At the ceremony, GLAAD honored shows, movies, and stars in the media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community and the issues that affect their lives.
+ Watch GLAAD Honor George Takei
While accepting the Vito Russo Award, “Star Trek” icon George Takei made sure to thank “young straight couples because they will be making the gay babies of tomorrow.” Well put, sir!
Oscar-winning actress Naomi Watts presented the Best TV Comedy award to the cast of Netflix’s “Orange Is The New Black.” Laverne Cox had also received the Stephen F. Kolzak Award in Los Angeles last month.
Last month in Los Angeles, the GLAAD Awards also honored Jennifer Lopez and featured an appearance by Lupta Nyong’o.
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