The cast of the musical series Glee will reunite at the GLAAD Media Awards to pay tribute to the late Naya Rivera. Naya Rivera, who plays Santana on the show, tragically died in a drowning accident last July, while trying to save her son.
The tribute will mark the tenth anniversary of Santana Lopez’s character coming out as a lesbian and will highlight the character’s impact on teens and Latinos LGBTQ representation in the media.
Singer and actress Demi Lovato will present the tribute at the ceremony, as she played the character’s girlfriend on the TV series. In addition to the singer, former cast members such as Jacob Artist, Chris Colfer, Darren Criss, Vanessa Lengies, Jane Lynch, Kevin McHale, Heather Morris, Matthew Morrison, Alex Newell, Amber Riley, Harry Shum Jr, Becca Tobin, and Jenna Ushkowitz.
As well as this incredible cast, the ceremony will feature singers Katy Perry and Sam Smith, actress Laverne Cox, Bob The Drag Queen, and actor Matt Bome among many others.
Niecy Nash will host the virtual ceremony, which will be broadcast live on GLAAD’s YouTube channel at 8pm ET and will be available for streaming on Hulu from April 8 at 10pm ET until the end of June.