The GLAAD Media Awards honor Christina Aguilera, Bad Bunny and Jeremy Pope
The stars are stepping out for this year’s GLAAD Media Awards in LA!
Held annually in both Los Angeles and New York, the GLAAD Media Awards honor the television show, film, creators, and everything they do “for fair, accurate, and inclusive representation of LGBTQ+ people and issues. Since its inception in 1990, the GLAAD Media Awards have grown to be the most recognized annual LGBTQ+ award fame in the world, sending powerful messages of acceptance to audiences globally.”
And this year, GLAAD announced that some of its superstars — Christina Aguilera, Bad Bunny, and Jeremy Pope, to be exact — will be honored with some of their most prestigious awards!
Scroll on to find out more about this year’s GLAAD Media Awards! The 34th Annual GLAAD Media Awards will be held in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Thursday, March 30th.
Jeremy Pope will be honored with the Stephen. Koczak Award.
GLADD said of Bob.
His breakthrough film role as Ellisrench in Elegance Bratton’s first biographical film inspectionollows a closeted black gay man through Marine recruit training in the “don’t ask don’t tell” era. The performance earned him his first Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama, as well as ailm Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Leading Performance.
Bob’s rise from stage to stage began in 2018, when he earned two Tony Award nominations in the same season — one for Best Lead Actor in a Play for his Broadway debut performance in Boy choir and a second nomination for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance in Not Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations. Soon, Bob was cast in the Ryan Murphy series Hollywood, for which he received an Emmy Award nomination for his groundbreaking performance as aspiring black screenwriter Archie Coleman. Pope also had a meaningful bow in antiquities. In the final season of theX series, his character, Christopher, gave audiences a sense of vision and belonging to the experiences of transgender and HIV positive people.”
Bob is about to end his Broadway career as Jean-Michael Basquiat at Manhattan Theater Club cooperation. Later this year, he will appear again in the role on the big screen.”
Bad Bunny will be honored with the Vanguard Award.
“Bad Bunny’s advocacy and candid alliance of the LGBTQ+ community has reached millions around the world,” GLAAD said of Bad Bunny. Named Spotify’s Most Streamed Artist of 2022, with 8.3 billion streams globally, the three-time Grammy Award-winning artist uses his craft to speak powerfully as an ally for transgender people and advance equality for the LGBTQ+ community, providing his own voice to the fore to help others see themselves In the world “.
As he reimagines the urban Latino music genre, LGBTQ+ people and issues remain at the forefront of equality and inclusion for him, especially those in Puerto Rico, where he was born. His live performances and music videos have cast an array of sounds, experiences, and backgrounds, bringing love and passion to life on display.or his music video for “Yo Perreo Sola,” he dressed in drag and said Rolling Stone“I did it to show support to those who need it. I may not be gay, but I’m human.”
in a performance The Tonight Show Starring JimmyallonThe rapper paid tribute to Alexa Negron Luciano, a trans woman who was murdered in Toa Baja, by wearing a T-shirt in Spanish that read: “They killed Alexa, not a man in a skirt.” In 2019, the artist also helped influence a movement to force the former governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, to step down from office, after being exposed to corruption and anti-LGBTQ attitudes.”
Moving from the sound booth to the big screen, Bad Bunny plans to executive-soon a Netflix adaptation of the New York Times bestselling novel They both eventually die which features a strange Latin story.”
Former GLAAD award winner Vito Russo Ricky Martin told Rolling Stone that Bad Bunny is “an icon for the Latino gay community”.
Christina Aguilera will be honored with the Advocate for Change Award.
“Christina Aguilera, who has one of the most iconic voices in history, has used her platform to be a bold advocate for the LGBTQ+ community, promoting conversations about LGBTQ acceptance and more, through music,” reads an official statement from GLAAD. Recently, her impact on the LGBTQ+ community was realized after Michael Anderson, a survivor of the Club Q Colorado Springs shooting, recalled her words as he testified before the US House Oversight Committee on LGBTQ+ violence. In 2002, she dedicated Aguilera released her single “Beautiful” for the LGBTQ+ community, as “Words Can’t Get Us Down” has become a personal mantra for many LGBT people. The song brought a unique awareness and sense of empathy in the face of hate, making Aguilera a special honor at the 14th GLAAD Media Awards Last year, the seven-time Grammy winner celebrated 20 years for “Beautiful” with an all-new music video, reminding people of the importance of accepting themselves as they are.
A staunch supporter of LGBTQ+ rights and a visionary for representation, Aguilera raised more than $500 million for HIV research with MAC cosmetics in 2004, spoke out against Proposition 8 in 2008, and brought trans dancers and artists into the spotlight during the 2012 Americans. Music Awards. In the aftermath of the Pulse Nightclub mass shooting in Orlando, Aguilera dedicated the song “Change” to those affected by the tragedy with proceeds from the song going to the families of the victims. She later wrote a “love letter to the LGBTQ+ community” for her painting in 2017. Launching its Pride Collection in 2021, proudly backing two non-profit organizations: TransTech and TransLash. Using the power of music to build bridges and demand change, Aguilera has redefined what it means to be a true LGBTQ+ advocate, creating spaces for queer voices and talents to be known and flourish: from performing alongside up-and-coming LGBTQ+ artists like Anitta, Sid, Kim Petras, Chica and Michaela J., to condemn anti-LGBT legislation such aslorida’s “Don’t Call Out Gay” law.