Beyoncé and JAY-Z can be honored on the 30th annual GLAAD Media Awards this month. The couple can be given this 12 months’s Vanguard Award, which acknowledges “allies who have made a significant difference in promoting acceptance of LGBTQ people.” Previous recipients embody Janet Jackson, Cher, Demi Lovato, and Britney Spears.
In a press release, GLAAD President and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis mentioned, “Beyoncé and JAY-Z are global icons and passionate defenders of human rights and acceptance for all people. When Beyoncé and JAY-Z speak, the world becomes inspired and when it comes to LGBTQ people, their voices of acceptance have been heard loud and clear.”
Musical artists nominated at this 12 months’s GLAAD Media Awards embody Janelle Monáe, Christine and the Queens, SOPHIE, Troye Sivan, BROCKHAMPTON, and Brandi Carlile. Two ceremonies will happen: one in Los Angeles on March 28 and one other in New York City on May 4.