AWARDS

Oprah, Behar Honored for Gay Rights Work

Joy Behar, Cynthia Nixon, and the ABC drama series Brothers & Sisters were honored Saturday night during this year’s awards from the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. The 21st Annual GLAAD Media Awards were held in New York and also acknowledged the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation and The Oprah Winfrey Show. Cynthia Nixon was honored with the Vito Russo Award for a gay media professional noted for “promoting equal rights for the gay community.”