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GLAAD Awards: Kerry Washington Lauded for Pro-LGBT Clarion Call

Actress Kerry Washington got snaps from the media for her pro-LGBT speech after she received GLAAD’s Vanguard Award at the group’s 26 th annual ceremony. “Kerry Washington Rouses in Speech on LGBT Rights” was The Wrap’s headline, while...Show More Summary

Is "Rampant" Black Homophobia Really a Thing? And What About Ted Cruz's Anti-Gay Marriage Stance?

2 months agoNews : Reason

Last night at the GLAAD Media Awards, Scandal star Kerry Washington spoke out against homophobia among African Americans. Receiving a "vanguard" award from GLAAD, which supports gay and lesbian rights, she said: When black people today...Show More Summary

Kerry Washington gives powerful intersectional speech at GLAAD awards

This weekend, GLAAD awarded Kerry Washington their prestigious Vanguard Award, given to those in the entertainment industry who promote equality. In a seven-minute speech, Washington, who has long been a Feministing favorite, made an...Show More Summary

Watch: Kerry Washington’s Powerful Speech at the GLAAD Media Awards

Kerry Washington received two standing ovations on Saturday when she gave a moving speech after accepting her Vanguard Award at the 2015 GLAAD Media Awards. Washington’s speech encouraged all minorities to come together and fight until everyone has equal rights.

Kerry Washington’s GLAAD Media Awards Speech Was Amazing

Kerry Washington won the Vanguard Award at the GLAAD Media Awards over the weekend, and when she took the mic to give thanks, she delivered far more than your average acceptance speech. Her rousing demand for equality, both in the media and in our everyday lives, left the whole audience (and really, the whole internet) motivated and […]

Kerry Washington's inspiring GLAAD Media Awards speech rallies for those in the 'other' category

Kerry Washington was honored at the 26th annual GLAAD Media Awards (March 21) with the Vanguard Award for her commitment to making a significant difference in promoting equality. Knowing that people would soon watch her speech online, the "Scandal" star made sure to make her handful of minutes on stage count. Show More Summary

Kerry Washington Delivers a Powerful Speech at GLAAD Media Awards - Watch Now!

Kerry Washington gave an extremely powerful speech last night while accepting the Vanguard Award at the 2015 GLAAD Media Awards and it’s definitely a must-watch this morning. “On Monday morning, people are going to click a link to hear what that woman from Scandal said at that awards show, and so, I think some stuff [...]

Kerry Washington makes powerful speech about equality at GLAAD Media Awards (VIDEO)

Kerry Washington received the Vanguard Award at the GLAAD Media Awards on Saturday and her speech was simply stunning. Watch the video here plus the rest of the awards: The post Kerry Washington makes powerful speech about equality at GLAAD Media Awards (VIDEO) appeared first on Rickey - Entertainment News and Videos.

GLAAD Awards: Kerry Washington, How to Get Away with Murder, Transparent Among Winners

Shondaland won big at Saturday's GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles. Scandal star Kerry Washington was presented with the Vanguard Award for her support of equal rights, and freshman series How to Get Away With Murder took home the prize for Outstanding Drama. Show More Summary

Kerry Washington Brings Down the House in Her GLAAD Speech

Midway through her speech at the GLAAD Awards, Kerry Washington had people on their feet while accepting the Vanguard Award, given to a celebrity who has been an ally to the LGBT community. "We have been pitted against each other and made to feel like there are limited seats at... More »

Kerry Washington Slays the House Down With Powerful GLAAD Acceptance Speech: VIDEO

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Scandal star Kerry Washington took home the Vanguard Award at last night's GLAAD Media Awards and gave a fiery speech in support of LGBT equality and visibility that would have had Olivia Pope herself raising a glass of red wine...

Kerry Washington to Recive GLAAD Vanguard Award

Kerry Washington is this year’s proud recipient of the GLAAD Vanguard Award. It’s interesting for a women who has had her fair share of lesbian rumors on the internet.… READ ON

Kerry Washington To Be Honored With Vanguard Award At The GLAAD Media Awards - This makes us very glaad.

3 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

At this year's GLAAD Media Awards, Scandal's Kerry Washington will be receiving the Vanguard Award for making a significant difference in the promotion of equality, and because Kerry Washington is a BAMF. But mostly the first thing.

ESSENCE Presents Black Women in Hollywood Awards

ESSENCE magazine will host its 8th Black Women In Hollywood Awards Luncheon at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Thursday, February 19, 2015. This year's luncheon honors the cast of "Orange Is The New Black" (OITNB) with its Vanguard Award to Adrienne Moore, Danielle Brooks, Laverne Cox, Lorraine Toussaint, Samira Wiley, Uzo Aduba and Vicky Jeudy. Show More Summary

Music Icon Nile Rodgers Honored at Youth Innovators Charity Event

The MojaMoja Innovation Fund presented Grammy Award winner and musical icon Nile Rodgers with the Vanguard Award at the 7th Annual MOJAMOJA Brunch & Afterparty on February 7, 2015, in Los Angeles, California. Rodgers was honored forShow More Summary

Eddie Redmayne Scores Cinema Vanguard Award at The Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Stepping out for a special evening, Eddie Redmayne showed up at the Arlington Theatre as part of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival on Thursday night (January 29). Joined by his “Theory of Everything” costar Felicity Jones,...Show More Summary

Eddie Redmayne Would Be an Art Curator If Not an Actor

Eddie Redmayne suits up in blue while attending the 2015 Santa Barbara Film Festival at Arlington Theatre on Thursday night (January 29) in Santa Barbara, Calif. The 33-year-old actor, who was honored with the Cinema Vanguard Award, was joined by his Theory of Everything co-star Felicity Jones. “I love telling interesting stories about interesting people [...]

Takei Advocacy Award

6 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : TrekToday

George Takei and his husband Brad were the recipient of a Vanguard Award last weekend. The award was given out at the 45th Anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards. The Vanguard Awards, presented by the Los Angeles LGBT Center, honors “some of the incredible people who have made a real difference in the lives of LGBT people […]

Marvel, Brad and George Takei honored for LGBT advocacy work at Vanguard Awards

The Los Angeles LGBT Center hosted its 45th Anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards Saturday night, honoring Marvel; George and Brad Takei;

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