Vice President Biden, Christina Aguilera, RuPaul & Other Stars: 'We Are Orlando'
On tonight's Trailblazer Honors special, a wide variety of stars appear to help celebrate the true pioneers in the battle for LGBT civil rights.
As part of the telecast, multiple mentions were made of the 49 people killed in the mass shooting at gay nightclub Pulse in Orlando two weekends ago.
Movingly, RuPaul — whose "RuPaul's Drag Race" is Logo's biggest hit — humbly asked the star-studded audience to observe a moment of silence in honor of the victims.
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A host of stars contributed to the video "We Are Orlando," in which they demanded the passage of sensible gun control laws. Christina Aguilera, Rita Ora, Sia, Boy George, Whoopi Goldberg, Melissa Etheridge, and others offered their support for the cause.
Vice President Joe Biden also spoke via video to the crowd, citing slain gay politician Harvey Milk while praising the night's honorees and declaring, "We are Orlando. We're all Americans, unbowed, unrelenting, we endure, we overcome, we're hopeful ... and we will not be silent."
Trailblazer Honors will air tonight at 8 p.m. ET/PT on both Logo and VH1.