TV personality Andy Cohen is receiving a big honor at the 2019 GLAAD Media Awards in NYC.
Cohen’s BFF Sarah Jessica Parker will present him with the Vito Russo Award, which honors an openly LGBTQ media professional who has made an impact in accelerating LGBTQ acceptance.
In a statement, GLAAD President and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis said, “Andy Cohen is a force in the entertainment industry who consistently prioritizes and celebrates LGBTQ stories. Both on-screen and behind-the-scenes, Andy’s trademark brand of LGBTQ advocacy has resulted in some of the buzziest and entertaining culture changing moments.”
Some of the previous stars to receive the award include Samira Wiley, Anderson Cooper, Ricky Martin, Cynthia Nixon, Rosie O’Donnell, Tom Ford and Alan Cumming.
The New York ceremony will be held on May 4. The ceremony airs on Logo Sunday, May 12, at 8 p.m. ET/PT.