Carey will be presented with the Ally Award, which is presented to “a media figure who has consistently used their platform to support and advance LGBT equality and acceptance.” Director Lee Daniels will present Carey with the award at the event at the Waldorf Astoria.
Thanking to her songs and to her active social positon Mariah has mumerous LGBT fans all Around the world. “She is a longtime ally and friend to the LGBT community who has worked tirelessly to move acceptance and inclusion forward.” says GLAAD President & CEO Sarah Kate Ellis. Others who have received GLAAD Awards include Cher, Elizabeth Taylor and Janet Jackson. The event will be hosted by Laverne Cox.