Demi Lovato and Ruby Rose Honored at GLAAD Media Awards 2016

Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas, Lea Michele and more attended.

ByJoi-marie Mckenzie
April 03, 2016, 11:07 AM
PHOTO: Demi Lovato speaks onstage during the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, April 2, 2016 in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Demi Lovato speaks onstage during the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, April 2, 2016 in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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— -- Forget the red carpet. The stars strutted down the blue carpet Saturday night at the 27th GLAAD Media Awards in Beverly Hills.

Demi Lovato and "Orange Is the New Black" actress Ruby Rose were among the honorees at the ceremony, which will air on the Logo network Monday.

During her acceptance speech for the Vanguard Award, which was presented to her by Nick Jonas, Lovato said she was raised to accept people for who they are.

PHOTO: Nick Jonas presents the Vanguard Award onstage during the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, April 2, 2016 in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Nick Jonas presents the Vanguard Award onstage during the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, April 2, 2016 in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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"I knew if I ever made it as a singer I needed to use my voice for so much more than just singing," she said, according to Variety. "People have the right to love who they want to love."

PHOTO: Lea Michele arrives at the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, April 2, 2016 in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Lea Michele arrives at the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, April 2, 2016 in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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The GLAAD Media Awards, which honors films, TV shows and journalists who further the organization's mission centered on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, also awarded films such as "Carol" and HBO's "Bessie."

"Transparent," "The Bold and The Beautiful," and "Sense8," which was created by transgender director Lilly Wachowski, also received awards.

PHOTO: Derek Hough attends the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards hosted by Ketel One Vodka at the Beverly Hilton, April 2, 2016 in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Derek Hough attends the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards hosted by Ketel One Vodka at the Beverly Hilton, April 2, 2016 in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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Other celebrities to support the awards show included Queen Latifah, Judith Light, Patricia Arquette, Paula Abdul, Nene Leakes, Lea Michele, Derek Hough and Zendaya.

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