Dianna Agron Hosts the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards

Posted Sunday June 3, 2012 7:24 AM GMT

Gathering together to salute a short list of honorees, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation held their 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco, CA on Saturday night (June 2).

With "Glee" actress Dianna Agron tending to hosting duties, the lively Marriott Marquis held ceremony brought out celebrity presenters including Ashley Benson, Ian Harding, Shay Mitchell and Mario Lopez while being held as a way to "recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and the issues that affect their lives."

As for the big winners, Kerry Washington, Guillermo Diaz and Katie Lowes presented Shonda Rhimes with the Golden Gate Award while Facebook employees Andrew Noyes and Sara Sperling picked up the Special Recognition Award for the newly-public social media company.

Also featuring a Beverly McClellan performance and Mystere by Cirque du Soleil stage display, the complete list of honorees at the San Francisco held 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards is as follows with exclusive pictures found below!

Golden Gate Award
Shonda Rhimes

Corporate Leader Award
Wells Fargo

Special Recognition Award
Facebook

Outstanding Drama Series
Grey's Anatomy (ABC)

Outstanding Daily Drama
Days of Our Lives (NBC)

Outstanding Digital Journalism Article
"Adam and Pete: Love in a Time of War" by Max J. Rosenthal (HuffingtonPost)

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