Lady Gaga, Ricky Martin win GLAAD Awards

March 26, 2012 at 2:41 PM
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NEW YORK, March 26 (UPI) -- Lady Gaga, Ricky Martin, "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and "Dancing with the Stars" were honored at the 23rd annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York.

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.

Among the guests were Bernadette Peters, Dakota Fanning, John Stamos, Harvey Weinstein, Megan Hilty, Russell Simmons, Kim Wayans, Carson Kressley, Padma Lakshmi, Vinny Guadagnino and Tracey Gold.

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