|We are thrilled to announce GLAAD will honor Beyoncé and JAY-Z together with the Vanguard Award for their LGBTQ ally ship at the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton on Thursday, March 28, 2019!
Beyoncé and JAY-Z will receive GLAAD’s Vanguard Award, which is presented to media professionals who have made a significant difference in promoting acceptance of LGBTQ people. Previous Vanguard Award honorees include Jennifer Lopez, Kerry Washington, Cher, Janet Jackson, Elizabeth Taylor, Antonio Banderas, Demi Lovato, Whoopi Goldberg, Eric McCormack, and Britney Spears.
Beyoncé and JAY-Z are longtime allies and supporters of the LGBTQ community who use their global platforms to share messages that inspire and change the world for the better.
Recognizing the media for their fair, accurate, and inclusive representation of LGBTQ people and the issues that affect their lives, the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, presented by Delta Air Lines, Gilead, Hyundai, Ketel One Family-Made Vodka, and Wells Fargo will be bigger and more important than ever.
Funds raised from the GLAAD Media Awards support GLAAD’s crucial programs working to accelerate acceptance for LGBTQ people. Now, more than ever, your support is critical to our work and the road ahead.