One of the celebrities who walked the red carpet at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards was Debby Boone, the singer of the massive 70s hit, "You Light Up My Life." During a conversation with Traipsing Thru Films, Boone talked about GLAAD's work, along with how friends and family moved her to a place of accepting and loving LGBT people.
Speaking to Traipsing Thru Films at the event's red carpet, Boone, whose father Pat Boone has publicly spoken out against gay rights, said she and he husband were attending the event with a lesbian couple.
“I'm really happy to be here in support of GLAAD, because I am one of the people that has made the transition from an old way of thinking to a new one. And I think that's really the crux of what GLAAD is all about.”
When asked what had happened to change her mind, she answered: “I have really good friends and family members that have changed my mind. And the couple that we're with tonight is a lesbian couple who attended the church where my husband was associate rector.”