The cast of “Glee” gathered to pay tribute to Naya Rivera on Thursday. During the GLAAD Media Awards, the stars of the show honoured Rivera and her character, Santana Lopez, who came out on the show 10 years ago.
Her role is often praised for breaking ground for LGBTQ teens and Latinx teens. Rivera died in a drowning accident last July while boating with her son on Lake Piru.
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