The cast of Glee pays tribute to Naya Rivera & Santana Lopez at the 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards
April 9, 2021
The cast of Glee reunites during the virtual ceremony for the 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards for a special tribute to the legacy of the late Naya Rivera’s character Santana Lopez. The tribute honors the ten-year anniversary of Santana’s coming out on the GLAAD Media Award-winning series and spotlights the character’s impact on LGBTQ teens and Latinx LGBTQ representation on television.
Global superstar Demi Lovato, who played Santana’s girlfriend on Glee, introduced the special tribute, featuring Glee cast members Jacob Artist, Chris Colfer, Darren Criss, Jessalyn Gilsig, Dot-Marie Jones, Vanessa Lengies, Jane Lynch, Kevin McHale, Heather Morris, Matthew Morrison, Alex Newell, Lauren Potter, Amber Riley, Harry Shum Jr., Becca Tobin, and Jenna Ushkowitz.
The 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards honor media for fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of LGBTQ people and issues. Since its inception in 1990, the GLAAD Media Awards have grown to be the most visible annual LGBTQ awards show in the world, sending powerful messages of acceptance to audiences globally. The 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards are presented by Gilead, Hyundai, and Ketel One Family Made Vodka.
For more information about the 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards, please visit www.glaad.org/mediaawards. On social media, follow @GLAAD and #glaadawards.