Cynthia Nixon Received Honor at GLAAD Media Awards


Cynthia Nixon


At the GLAAD Media Awards on March 13, Cynthia Nixon was honored with the Vito Russo Award for her effort to promote gay rights.

"Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon was honored at the GLAAD Media Awards in New York on Saturday night, March 13 for her work promoting gay rights. The actress, who came out as a lesbian after splitting from long-time partner Danny Mozes in 2003, was handed the Vito Russo Award at the ceremony organized by the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD).

The prize is presented to stars who make a significant difference in promoting equal rights for the gay community. Other winners at the event, hosted by actor Alan Cumming, included TV drama series "Brothers & Sisters" and "The Oprah Winfrey Show" which were saluted for a showing fair, accurate and inclusive representation of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

"The View" host Joy Behar received the Excellence in Media Award.

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