She currently has one from the MTV VMAs, today Britney Spears is getting a Vanguard Award from a various company.
The pop icon will participate in the 29 th yearly GLAAD Media Awards in April and is set to get the GLAAD Vanguard Award, which exists to media specialists who have actually made a considerable distinction in promoting equality and approval of LGBTQ individuals, EW can specifically expose.
“An irrefutable icon, Britney Spears has entertained the world while also embodying the spirit of GLAAD’s Vanguard Award by speaking out on significant issues that face her fans – from the Dream Act to anti-transgender bills in Texas,” states Sarah Kate Ellis, president and CEO of GLAAD. “She is a force in the music world who has used her global platform to share messages of love and acceptance, something that the world needs today more than ever.”
Previous Vanguard Award honorees consist of Jennifer Lopez, Cher, Kerry Washington, Elizabeth Taylor, Whoopi Goldberg, Antonio Banderas, Drew Barrymore, Janet Jackson, Demi Lovato, Eric McCormack, Josh Hutcherson, and Patricia Arquette.
According to GLAAD, Spears has actually regularly defended LGBTQ youth on GLAAD’s Spirit Day by going purple on social networks to speak up versus bullying. In 2015, she launched a Spirit Day video and promoted involvement in the anti-bullying project by arranging a meet-and-greet for LGBTQ fans, cleaning her phase at Planet Hollywood purple, and supplying anti-bullying products to concertgoers. In 2016, she was amongst over 20 music artists to appear on GLAAD’s tune “Hands,” launched with Interscope Records to bear in mind the 49 lives taken in the Orlando Pulse club shooting. In 2017, Spears was amongst 140 leading performers to speak up in an open letter versus 2 anti-LGBTQ costs, which targeted transgender youth in Texas and were later on beat. Most just recently, she stimulated worldwide attention when she used a tee shirt with the expression “We Are All Dreamers” inscribed on it and she got in touch with Congress to pass the Dream Act by means of Instagram.
Most just recently, for LGBTQ Pride Month in 2017, Spears penned a heartfelt love letter to the LGBTQ neighborhood on Billboard Pride where she shared that the neighborhood’s undeviating commitment and approval uplift and influence her. “I have a secret to share with you. You see it’s actually you that lifts me up. The unwavering loyalty. The lack of judgment. The unapologetic truth. Acceptance! Your stories are what inspire me, bring me joy, and make me and my sons strive to be better people.”
Spears will get her honor at the 29 th yearly GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles at Beverly Hilton on April12 More awards will be provided at an event in New York City on May 5.Related youtube video: (not from post)