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Jan 07 2020
Taylor Swift & Janet Mock To Be Honored By GLAAD Comments (0)

Gma2020_announcmentgraphic_(taylorswift)Seems like just yesterday I was at the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in NYC, asking Madonna if I could shoot her at her table (“nope-nope-nope”).

Now, the honorees for the 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards in L.A. have been announced, and they're going for an artist who's the Cats meow, as well as a total Pose-r ...

EB Header - LA(Image via GLAAD)

That's right, Taylor Swift and Janet Mock will be honored April 16, 2020, at the Beverly Hilton for their efforts toward fair, accurate and inclusive representations of LGBTQ people and issues in the media.

Swift's #2 smash “You Need to Calm Down” was one of her latest, most  high-profile queer votes of confidence, and Mock — one of the world's most visible trans activists — has been showing us how it's done with her work as a producer, director and writer on Pose.

6a00d8341c2ca253ef0240a45b09fe200c-800wiRyan Murphy & Janet Mock in 2019 (Image by Matthew Rettenmund)

Swift will receive the Vanguard Award (past honorees include Elizabeth Taylor, Cher, Janet Jackson, Britney Spears, J.Lo and Beyoncé), while Mock will receive the Stephen P. Kolzak Award (past honorees include Ellen DeGeneres, Ian McKellen, Wanda Sykes and Laverne Cox).

Gma2020_announcmentgraphic_(janetmock)(Image via GLAAD)

The NYC ediition will be held in March; honorees TBA.

Tickets here!