Kacey Musgraves Makes History, George Takei Thanks ‘Young Straight Couples’ at GLAAD Awards

25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards In New York - Red Carpet
The second leg of the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards hit New York City this weekend, with country music, young straight couples and Netflix among the night’s proudest.

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 Kacey Musgraves perform “Follow Your Arrow”

In performing her LGBT-empowering hit song “Follow Your Arrow,” 25-year-old country music sweetheart Kacey Musgraves became the first country music artist to perform at the awards.

+ 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!

+ Watch Naomi Watts Presents Award to “Orange Is The New Black” Cast

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.

+ Watch Kylie Minogue Perform Karaoke With The Crowd

Boy George introduced dancing disco diva Kylie Minogue, who proceeded to perform “Can’t Get You Out Of My Head” from table tops with a teleprompter facing the crowd. HOT. MESS. And we loved it.

Last month in Los Angeles, the GLAAD Awards also honored Jennifer Lopez and featured an appearance by Lupta Nyong’o.

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