Ava DuVernay, Halsey and Jay-Z's mother Gloria Carter honored at GLAAD Awards
UPI News Service, 05/06/2018
Filmmaker Ava DuVernay, singer Halsey and Jay-Z's mother Gloria Carter were honored at the 29th annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York on Saturday night.
Senator Cory Booker presented DuVernay with the Excellence in Media Award and Carter accepted the Outstanding Special Recognition Award for "Smile," a song her son wrote and sings about her experience of coming out as a lesbian. Carter's voice can also be heard on the track.
"Call Me By Your Name" screenwriter James Ivory and producer Peter Spears went home with the prize for Outstanding Film: Wide Release and "Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric" was named Outstanding Documentary.
"Game Changers" was voted Outstanding Reality Program.
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