THE 28th ANNUAL GLAAD Media Awards STRIKES HONOR and appreciation once again! / by Lioness TeLaine

Awarded recipients include "Will and Grace" star Debra Messing, Trevor Noah for "Outstanding Talk Show Episode" with Angelica Ross, Whoopi Goldberg and "Strut" cast and a surprise appearance by Rossie O' Donnell! 

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Jussie Smollet talks backstage with Karamo Brown about how there are no excuses to not be educated on how to be "involved"

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The 28th annual GLAAD Media Awards strikes honor and appreciation once again on Saturday, May 6th at the New York Hilton Midtown with their recognition and awarding acknowledgements to individuals in media who has represented and made a significant contrast in LGBT acceptance. 

Winners like Whoopi Goldberg, Debra Messing, Billy Porter and the cast members from Oxygen reality show "Strut" in category's such as "Excellence in Media award", (awarded recipient Debra Messing) the Vito Russo Award and "Outstanding Reality Program" all took a stance and celebrated each other!  Rossie O Donnell also shocked the audience with a special guest appearance, devoted a generous donation of $100,000K to support in contest of recent anti- LGBT laws and also presented entertainer Billy Porter the "Vito Russo" Award on stage. 

In acceptance of her "Excellence in Media award", Debra Messing also spoke about how "it is time to get to work" while expressing the significance GLAAD Media has played in her own life as an actress and activist. Watch now the clip of her speech from the 28th GLAAD Media Awards.

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It is time to make America gay again
— Debra Messing