This is huge! Jay-Z and Beyonce were named the next recipients of the Vanguard Award at this year’s GLAAD Media Awards.
The award is given to those who have accepted and has made a difference for LGBTQ people.
Jay-Z and Beyonce will join previous winners of this award including Kerry Washington, Britney Spears, Cher, Janet Jackson, Patricia Arquette, Charlize Theron, and Jennifer Aniston. In a statement made by GLAAD’s president and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis, she said “they’re global icons and passionate defenders of human rights and acceptance for all people”.
The awards will be handed out on two different dates; March 28th in Los Angeles and May 4th in New York.