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VIDEO: Scissor Sister Jake Shears performs at #glaadawards

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Scissor Sister Jake Shears delivered a special performance at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York on Saturday. Shears dedicated the song to friend Anderson Cooper, who received the Vito Russo Award at the event. OUT.com premiered video of Shears' performance early this morning. Watch below:

Later in the evening, Madonna presented Cooper with the Vito Russo Award. See video here.

Shears joined hosts Lara Spencer, Josh Elliott and Sam Champion (Good Morning America); film director Brett Ratner; NFL players Brendon Ayanbadejo (Baltimore Ravens) and Chris Kluwe (Minnesota Vikings); Christian Borle, Andy Mientus, Krysta Rodriguez (Smash); Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey); Jenni "JWOWW" Farley, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi (The Jersey Shore, Snooki & JWoww); Annie Clark, Cristine Prosperi (Degrassi); Straight But Not Narrow founder Avan JogiaMilla Jovovich (Resident Evil); John Leguizamo (Ice Age, Moulin Rouge); Laverne Cox (Musical Chairs); GLAAD's Strategic Giving Officer Wilson Cruz (My So-Called Life); producing dream team Neil Meron and Craig Zadan and others at the GLAAD Media Awards in New York, which helps fund GLAAD's work to amplify stories from the LGBT community that build support for equality.

For a complete list of winners, click here.

The 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards series will continue in Los Angeles on April 20, 2013, and later in San Francisco on May 11, 2013. For a complete list of nominees, special guests and ticket information, click here.

The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the LGBT community and the issues that affect their lives.

The 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards were presented nationally by Ketel One and Wells Fargo, and presented locally in New York by Delta Air Lines.

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