GLAAD announced that multi-platinum selling recording artist Demi Lovato will be honored at their 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton on April 2nd. Lovato will receive GLAAD's Vanguard Award presented to media professionals who have made a significant difference in promoting equality & acceptance. Sarah Kate Ellis GLAAD President & CEO stated, “Demi Lovato has consistently used her platform as a successful artist to send messages of acceptance & support to LGBT people everywhere. She is an extraordinary ally who is committed to helping young people embrace who they are & live the lives they love.” Lovato has consistently shown her commitment to LGBT youth participating as an ambassador for GLAAD's annual anti-bullying campaign Spirit Day wearing purple to show her support for LGBT youth. During a world tour Lovato recorded a message for LGBT fans in Latin America, offering support & urging bullying victims to use the resources of Todo Mejora, the It Gets Better Project's Chilean affiliate. Previous Vanguard Award honorees include Kerry Washington, Jennifer Lopez, Kristin Chenoweth, Charlize Theron, Elizabeth Taylor, Antonio Banderas, Drew Barrymore, Janet Jackson & Sharon Stone. For the first time in nearly a decade the GLAAD Media Awards will be televised exclusively on Logo in a one-hour special premiering Monday, April 4 at 10PM ET/PT. The New York GLAAD Media Awards ceremony will take place May 14th at the Waldorf Astoria in NYC & OUTTAKE VOICES™ will be on the Red Carpet reporting all the celebrity dish.
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