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Complete Recipients of 20th Annual GLAAD Media Awards

April 20, 2009 (2:43 am) GMT
'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' was recognized for the Ellen and Portia wedding episode, while Kathy Griffin was honored for her work in bringing LGBT issue to the surface.

20th GLAAD Media Awards took over Los Angeles' Nokia Theater on Saturday, April 18 to give out the honors for LGBT works including in TV shows and feature films. "" was named the Best Talk Show for the episode "Ellen and Portia's Wedding Day", and accepting the award was the mentioned couple.

, accompanied by the silent , joked on her acceptance speech saying, "I don't know if you saw my show about my colonoscopy. That should have gotten nominated." But added later, "I love you Portia." It was the first presented award of the night, involving also a standing ovation from the audience.

Earlier on the arrival carpet, Ellen revealed what she voiced about the homosexual issue. "Love comes in lots of different forms," she said. "I am flabbergasted by the fact that we're still trying to fight. I am not trying to fight for gay rights - I am trying to fight for equal rights."

Also getting a trophy was who took the top honor of Vanguard Award for her "work have increased the visibility and understanding of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community." She appeared in a tiny bikini instead of the gown she wore upon arrival and said "I brought my bangin' bikini bod for you gays!"

Other winners including the Spanish TV documentary about Angie Zapata, who was beaten to death in July after her sexual partner learned she was transgender, are listed below:

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