More than 1,500 New Yorkers gathered today in Manhattan to mourn the death of a 32 year-old gay man, who was shot down on Friday just blocks away from the historic Stonewall Inn in an apparent act of anti-gay bias.
Video of Cynthia Nixon Accepting the Vito Russo Award at the 21st Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York
Sex and the City writer Michael Patrick King presents Cynthia Nixon with the Vito Russo Award at the 21st Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York on March 13, 2010. Watch Cynthia Nixon's acceptance speech below. The Vito Russo Award is named after a founding member of GLAAD and the author of The Celluloid Closet. The award is presented to an openly lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender media professional who has made a significant difference in promoting equal rights for our community.
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Honorees, award recipients and event photos can also be seen on an earlier post: Cynthia Nixon and Joy Behar Honored at the 21st Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York
To learn more about the 21st Annual GLAAD Media Awards, visit www.glaad.org/mediaawards.