Beyoncé and Jay-Z to be honored by GLAAD

(CNN)Beyoncé and Jay-Z are being celebrated for their support of the LGBTQ community.

GLAAD, a media advocacy organization for people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and/or queer, announced on Monday that the power couple will be honored at the GLAAD Media Awards later this month.
The Carters will receive the organization's Vanguard Award, which acknowledges individuals who have made a "significant difference in promoting acceptance of LGBTQ people." Previous recipients include Jennifer Lopez, Cher, Janet Jackson, Whoopi Goldeberg and Britney Spears.
In a press statement, GLAAD said Beyoncé was selected for inclusive representation of LGBTQ people in her music videos and ad campaigns for her Ivy Park clothing line.