Christina Aguilera is being honoured by a major LGBTQ civil rights organisation.
The US Human Rights Campaign announced today that the six-time Grammy-winning singer is a true “LGBTQ icon” who uses her platform to “share a message of hope and inspiration” to those who have been marginalised.
Through her music & tireless efforts for positive change, Christina Aguilera is making a real difference in the lives of countless people while bringing greater visibility to the LGBTQ community.@HRC is proud to honor @xtina with the Ally for Equality Award at the #HRCLADinner. https://t.co/RIiiyDXzVM— Human Rights Campaign (@HRC) March 7, 2019
The group said the 38-year-old has raised money to fight HIV/Aids, advocated marriage equality and spoken out against LGBTQ bullying.
Her 2002 single Beautiful is an empowering LGBTQ anthem, the group said.
Aguilera is being given the group’s Ally for Equality award, and will be honoured at a special dinner on March 30.
At the same event, the Human Rights Campaign will present its national leadership award to Yeardley Smith – the actress and producer best known as the voice of Lisa Simpson.
- Press Association