At the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York, Anderson Cooper will receive the Vito Russo Award from a very special guest –Madonna.
Madge and Coop are longtime friends and are both known for their support of LGBT people around the globe.
“Madonna has been a passionate spokesperson and long time supporter of gay rights. She has embraced LGBT people around the world on many occasions,” said GLAAD President Herndon Graddick. “From speaking out against bullying to raising support for marriage equality, Madonna has always been one of our community’s strongest allies. We are honored to have her stand with GLAAD and Anderson Cooper.”
The New York ceremony of the GLAAD Media Awards will take place on Saturday, March 16 at the New York Marriot Marquis. For tickets, table purchases and additional information click here.