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Judith Light to receive GLAAD's Excellence in Media Award
2022-04-12

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GLAAD announced that multiple Tony- and Emmy-winning actress, producer and activist Judith Light will receive the Excellence in Media Award that will be presented by queer performer and Oscar winner Ariana DeBose at the 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards taking place at the Hilton Midtown New York on Friday, May 6.

The GLAAD Media Awards honor media for fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of LGBTQ people and issues. Since its inception in 1990, the GLAAD Media Awards have grown to be the most visible annual LGBTQ awards show in the world, sending powerful messages of acceptance to audiences globally.

GLAAD's Excellence in Media Award is presented to media professionals who have made a significant difference in promoting the acceptance of LGBTQ people. Previous Excellence in Media Award honorees include Ava DuVernay, Robert De Niro, Kelly Ripa, Patti LaBelle, Debra Messing, Tyra Banks, Julianne Moore, Glenn Close, Barbara Walters, Joy Behar, Billy Crystal and Diane Sawyer.

The nominees for the 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards were published, released or broadcast between Jan. 1, 2021, and Dec. 31, 2021. For a full list of nominees, visit https://www.glaad.org/mediaawards/33/nominees.

At the Los Angeles ceremony on April 2, singer Kacey Musgraves received the Vanguard Award from Ben Platt, and Michaela Jaé Rodriguez received the Stephen F. Kolzak Award from Andrew Garfield.


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