GLAAD's trans work was spotlighted last night at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles, held at the Beverly Hilton. Actress, writer, and producer Laverne Cox received GLAAD's Stephen F. Kolzak Award and was surprised by her mom Gloria. Supermodel Naomi Campbell spoke out in support of Carmen Carrera and the inclusion of trans models on runways and the recent Barney's print ad campaign featuring trans models and stories. You can check out the video here.
Trans guests including Laverne Cox, Carmen Carrera, Chaz Bono, Ian Harvie, Andrea James, Calpernia Addams, Our Lady J, President of PUNY Entertainment Shadi Petosky, Charlize Toratani of the Los Angeles Transgender Film Festival, co-fonder of the Trans 100 Jen Richards, and B. Scott. GLAAD Board Members Jenny Boylan and Dr. Marci Bowers, and GLAAD's Senior Media Strategist Tiq Milan all walked the red carpet.
Check out some photos of the event!
Model Carmen Carrera, actress Laverne Cox, singer Our Lady J
Author Chaz Bono
Supermodel Naomi Campbell and Carmen Carrera
Actress Ellen Page, Laverne Cox, and her mother Gloria
Internet personality B. Scott and Laverne Cox
Comedian Ian Harvie
Actress Calpernia Addams
GLAAD Board Member Jenny Boylan
Calpernia Addams and trans advocate Andrea James
GLAAD Senior Media Strategist Tiq Milan