The awards are presented by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation to members of the media for their "fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and the issues that affect their lives," the organization said.
Also recognized at Sunday night's event were producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, the film "Pariah," journalist Katy Butler, The New York Times, "Anderson Cooper 360," "ABC News with Diane Sawyer," Black Enterprise and Metro Weekly.
"Glee" stars Naya Rivera and Cory Monteith served as hosts of the ceremony.
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