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Christina Aguilera, Bad Bunny, and Jeremy Pope to be Honored at the 34th Annual GLAAD Media Awards on March 30

Los Angeles, CA – Wednesday, February 8, 2023 – GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today announced that Grammy Award-winning music superstar Christina Aguilera will receive GLAAD’s Advocate for Change Award at the 34th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton on Thursday, March 30, 2022. Global recording artist and actor Bad Bunny will receive the Vanguard Award and film, television and Broadway star Jeremy Pope will receive the Stephen F. Kolzak Award. During the Los Angeles ceremony, GLAAD will also announce award recipients for LGBTQ representation in categories that span film, TV, news, and Spanish-language media. Earlier this year, GLAAD announced nearly 300 nominees.

GLAAD’s Advocate for Change Award is presented to a person who, through their work, has changed the game for LGBTQ people around the world. Previous honorees include Madonna, for her legacy in music and advocacy surrounding HIV and LGBTQ issues throughout her iconic career. President Bill Clinton also received the Award in 2013.

GLAAD’s Vanguard Award is presented to allies who have made a significant difference in promoting acceptance of LGBTQ people and issues. Previous honorees include Beyoncé and JAY-Z, Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears, Kerry Washington, Cher, Janet Jackson, Elizabeth Taylor, Kacey Musgraves and Antonio Banderas.

GLAAD’s Stephen F. Kolzak Award is presented to a LGBTQ media professional who has made a significant difference in raising visibility and promoting acceptance of LGBTQ people and issues.. It is named in honor of the Los Angeles casting director who devoted the last part of his life to fighting homophobia and HIV stigma within the entertainment industry. Previous recipients of the Stephen F. Kolzak Award include: Laverne Cox, Wanda Sykes, Jim Parsons, Ruby Rose, Chaz Bono, Melissa Etheridge, Ellen DeGeneres, Michaela Jae Rodriguez and more.

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.


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