Patti LaBelle Honored at the 18th Annual GLAAD Media Awards



Patti LaBelle was presented with a Special Achievement award at the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation's 18th annual media awards.

A Grammy winning R&B/soul singer, Patti LaBelle was honored Monday March 26th at the 18th annual Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) media awards ceremony with a Special Achievement award for championing gay and lesbian rights, and participating in the fight against AIDS.

Oscar-winning "Dreamgirl" Jennifer Hudson was the one presented the award for LaBelle. Designer Tom Ford during the same event, held in Time Square's Marriott Marquis hotel, also was presented with the Vito Russo Award for his humanitarian contributions and work with AIDS-related charities.

In addition to them, there were also Kate Clinton, Hilary Duff and John Waters among the many attendances. Additional awards will be announced in ceremonies in Los Angeles and San Francisco. The awards will be aired on the cable network Logo on April 21st.

The annual GLAAD awards ceremony recognizes and honors mainstream media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representation of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.

More information on the winners of the 18h Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York may be found at GLAAD.

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