‘Glee’ Cast to Reunite for Tribute to Naya Rivera at 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards

GLAAD has announced that the Glee cast will reunite at the virtual ceremony for the 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards for a special tribute to the late Naya Rivera.

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 will all reunite to honor the ten-year anniversary of Rivera’s character Santana Lopez coming out as lesbian. Demi Lovato, who played Santana’s girlfriend, will introduce the tribute.

During its run, Glee received six GLAAD Media Awards nominations for Outstanding Comedy Series, winning the award in 2010 and 2022. The GLAAD Media Awards is dedicated to honoring media for fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of LGBTQ people and issues.

This year’s GLAAD Media Awards will be streamed on YouTube, in partnership with Google, on April 8 at 8pm. The event will also stream on Hulu April 8 at 10pm and then will be available on-demand on Hulu until the end of June.

Along with the Rivera tribute, this year’s ceremony will include appearances by Ian Alexander, Molly Bernard, Matt Bomer, Jonathan Bennett, Laverne Cox, Wilson Cruz, Mackenzie Davis, Robin de Jesus, Blu del Barrio, Nyle DiMarco, Colman Domingo, Clea DuVall, Brandee Evans, Dan levy, Jim Parsons, DJ “Shangela” Pierce,” Katy Perry, Eureka O’Hara, Anthony Rapp, Bretman Rock, JoJo Siwa, and the cast of Veneno. The event will be hosted by out actress and producer Niecy Nash.

GLAAD announced this year’s nominees in January, which include Atlanta’s own Counter Narrative Project for Outstanding Blog. This year, there are 198 nominees in 28 categories.

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