VIDEO: Geena Rocero receives GLAAD Media Award from Carson Kressley for Logo's Beautiful As I Want To Be

Model and transgender advocate Geena Rocero accepted a Special Recognition Award on Saturday at the GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles. Rocero accepted the award for Beautiful As I Want To Be, the Logo web series she hosts and executive produces. Carson Kressley caught up with Rocero back stage at the GLAAD Media Awards. Take a look at the video:

Rocero will also serve as one of six hosts on ASPIREist, a multi-platform news show focused on issues that matter to viewers. The show's creator Neal Weinberg said,

"ASPIREist is about finding those unique individuals who are aspiring to know more, do more and truly change our world. We've attempted to reinvent the typical news show by pulling back the curtain on the new digital newsrooms taking shape today. Our ultimate goal is to allow young people to discover, consume and immediately take action on the stories they care about across all platforms, combining the power of old and new media."

The GLAAD Media Awards were held in Los Angeles on April 2, 2016. Nick Jonas presented the Vanguard Award to Demi LovatoTaylor Swift presented the Stephen F. Kolzak Award to Ruby Rose. Comedian Ross Mathews hosted the event. Guests included: Patricia Arquette (Boyhood); Queen Latifah (Bessie); Lilly Wachowski (Sense8);Caitlyn JennerJenny BoylanCandis CayneZackary Drucker, Ella GiselleChandi Moore(I Am Cait); Jazz Jennings and her family (I Am Jazz); recording artist Troye SivanJill SolowayJudith LightAmy LandeckerAlexandra Billings, Rhys Ernst, Trace LysetteOur Lady J, Silas HowardRain Valdez (Transparent); Peter PaigeTeri PoloSherri Saum(The Fosters); Elliot FletcherMichael J. Willett (Faking It); Daniel Franzese (Looking); Scott Turner Schofield (The Bold and The Beautiful); Tig Notaro (Tig);  Jaime Camil (Jane The Virgin); Diego BonetaLea MicheleKeke Palmer (Scream Queens); Lena WaitheKelvin Yu (Master of None); Joel McKinnon Miller (Brooklyn Nine-Nine); Kat Graham (The Vampire Diaries); Zendaya (K.C. Undercover); Matthew DaddarioHarry Shum Jr. (Shadowhunters);Wilson Cruz (Red Band Society); Barrett Foa (NCIS: Los Angeles); Garcelle Beauvais(Grimm); Michael Harney (Orange Is the New Black); Sophie Ward (Heartbeat); Adrian ClemonsKentrell CollinsKareem DavisJerel MaddoxTim Smith (The Prancing Elites Project); Bambiana, Bionka, LANyaXristina (Transcendent); Derek Hough (Dancing with the Stars); NeNe Leakes (Fashion Police); Paula Abdul (So You Think You Can Dance); TV personality Carson Kressley; stylist Brad Goreski; Gary Janetti (Vicious); Mercedes Soler(Realidades en Contexto); Robert LevineJonathan Steinberg (Black Sails); Sanaa Hamri(Empire); John Gidding (Secret Guide to Fabulous); Stephen Guarino (Dr. Ken); Jonathan BennettAdam SennBrent Antonello, James LaRosa (Hit the Floor); fashion designerAugust Getty; celebrity blogger Perez Hilton; out NFL player Michael Sam; former WNBA player and advocate Chamique Holdsclaw; recording artist Neil Amin-SmithJen Richards,Angelica Ross (Her Story); Carmen Carrera (Couples Therapy); model and advocate Geena Rocero; actor and trans advocate Nicole Maines; GLAAD President & CEO Sarah Kate Ellis.

Additional awards will be presented at the GLAAD Media Awards in New York City at the historic Waldorf Astoria on Saturday, May 14. Tickets are available now at glaad.org/mediaawards. To receive the latest updates on the GLAAD Media Awards, follow @glaad on Twitter and use the hashtag #glaadawards. The 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, presented by Delta Air Lines, Hilton, Ketel One Vodka, and Wells Fargo.

The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community and the issues that affect their lives.  They also fund GLAAD's work to amplify stories from the LGBT community that build support for equality and acceptance.