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'Orange Is the New Black' wins GLAAD Media award

Orange Is the New Black received high honors at the 25th annual GLAAD Media Awards’ New York ceremony on Saturday, earning the title of outstanding comedy series.

Star Laverne Cox, who was recognized by GLAAD at the group’s awards ceremony in Los Angeles last month, was joined by her cast mates in accepting the honor for the Netflix series.

George Takei received the Vito Russo Award, given to an openly gay media professional for promoting equality for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community. You can watch his acceptance speech here:


Jennifer Lopez, 'Orange Is the New Black' star Laverne Cox win GLAAD Media Awards

Jennifer Lopez has added a couple of more trophies to her block.

The pop star and American Idol judge was honored Saturday night at the 25th annual GLAAD Media Awards with the Vanguard Award, which lauds efforts to increase visibility and understanding of the gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender community. In addition to being an outspoken advocate for gay rights, Lopez serves as executive producer of the ABC Family series The Fosters, which centers on a lesbian couple raising their children. The Fosters also won the award for outstanding drama series.

Other winners at the Beverly Hilton Hotel ceremony included NBC’s Days of Our Lives for daily drama, Fuse’s Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce for reality program, Tegan and Sara for music artist and Young Avengers for comic book. Bridegroom and Call Me Kuchu tied for the outstanding documentary trophy.

Orange Is the New Black star Laverne Cox was presented with the Stephen F. Kolzak Award, which is given to a gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender member of the entertainment community. Previous recipients include Wanda Sykes, Rufus Wainwright, Melissa Etheridge, Ellen DeGeneres, and Ian McKellen. READ FULL STORY

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