Lopez, Laverne Cox win GLAAD Media Awards
April 15, 2014, 12:01 am TWN
LOS ANGELES -- Jennifer Lopez has added a couple of more trophies to her block.
The pop star and “American Idol” judge was honored Saturday night at the 25th annual GLAAD Media Awards with the Vanguard Award, which lauds efforts to increase visibility and understanding of the gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender community. In addition to being an outspoken advocate for gay rights, Lopez serves as executive producer of the ABC Family series “The Fosters,” which centers on a lesbian couple raising their children. “The Fosters” also won the award for outstanding drama series.
Other winners at the Beverly Hilton Hotel ceremony included NBC's soap opera “Days of Our Lives” for daily drama, Fuse's “Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce” for reality program, Tegan and Sara for music artist, and “Young Avengers” for comic book. “Bridegroom” and “Call Me Kuchu” tied for the outstanding documentary trophy.