Ryan Murphy and James Baldwin to Be Honored at VH1 Trailblazer Honors

Celebrating pioneers of diversity.

Trailblazer Honors is back again this year, and this time the ceremony will honor those in the LGBTQ ceremony, and will also shine a spotlight on the inspiring people and social movements that have changed the world.

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This year TV pioneer, producer and director, Ryan Murphy, will be honored for highlighting queer stories in projects like The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, The Normal Heart, and his latest hit, Pose.

Civil rights hero, author and activist James Baldwin will also be honored, as well as the ACLU, and social activists Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, who have been advocating for gun reform since their son, Trayvon Martin, was shot and killed five years ago.

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Bebe Rexha is also slated to perform at the event. This will be the fifth year that Trailblazer Honors has been held, and the ceremony will return to The Cathedral of Saint John The Divine in New York City.

The one-hour special will air Thursday, June 28th at 9:30PM ET/PT on VH1 and Logo.

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