GLAAD will Honor Anderson Cooper with Award

Anderson Cooper will be honored by GLAAD with Vito Russo Award. 

GLAAD  SAYS …Anderson Cooper has long been an advocate for the LGBT community. His
wide range of subjects includes the bullying of LGBT youth, families
supporting their transgender children, and the dangers of the so-called
“ex-gay conversion therapy.” For his coverage of issues relevant to the
LGBT community, Anderson Cooper has received seven GLAAD Media Award
nominations, and has been awarded the trophy three times.

sharing his own experiences as a gay man, Anderson has reminded millions
of Americans that LGBT people are part of their everyday lives and an
integral part of our cultural fabric,” said GLAAD President Herndon
Graddick. “He continues to raise the bar and set a new standard for
journalists everywhere, and I’m proud to call him a friend.”
GLAAD’s  24th Gala in New York takes place March 16, 2013 at the New York Marriott Marquis.