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Kim Cattrall, The Kids Are All Right Honored At GLAAD Media Awards

After ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles, the GLAAD Media Awards distributed the last of their awards for 2011 in San Francisco last night. Kim Cattrall received the Golden Gate Award for the work she has done to increase the visibility and understanding of the LGBT community and The Kids Are All Right won for Outstanding Film.

Other winners last night: Corporate Leader Award - AT&T, Local Hero Award - Kara Swisher, Outstanding Documentary - 8: The Mormon Proposition and Outstanding Spanish-Language Music Artist - Christian Chávez.

Watch Cattrall's acceptance speech, AFTER THE JUMP.

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  1. What a lady!
    Funny yet at the same time important speech.

    Posted by: Matt26 | May 15, 2011 2:28:50 PM

  2. What in the world has she done????

    I hate it when GLAAD does this.

    Posted by: Rowan | May 15, 2011 3:33:45 PM

  3. Love her.

    Posted by: justme | May 15, 2011 3:50:36 PM

  4. Well Rowan, for one...did you listen to her speech. For the life of me, I don't know why gay people feel compelled to denigrate people and organizations that are on our side.

    Posted by: excy | May 15, 2011 4:31:27 PM

  5. I like Kim Catrell and appreciate her support of LGBT people and the fight for equality, but I don't think one is denigrating her by asking what has she done that makes her particularly worthy of the GLAAD award. Maybe in GLAAD's early days actors who played gay or gay-friendly characters with respect and dignity were blazing trails and doing something noteworth. But in this day and age, I have to agree with Rowan. Her speach at the awards show certainly didn't inform us what she's done to deserve an award. And I think it is rather self-serving of GLAAD to give an award to someone who spends half of their speech time praising GLAAD.

    Posted by: MichaelJ | May 16, 2011 1:59:07 PM

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