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At the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Saturday night, Kathy Griffin accepted the Vanguard Award for her commitment to the gay community in a barely there bikini. The 48-year-old known for being on The D-List has certainly made her way up the Hollywood ladder and with her toned figure showed it off for the entire world to see. "I think I'm getting an award for being offensive and fabulous. If there is a gay army, I am their warrior princess. Over the years, the audience has been wonderful to me," Griffin said to People.

The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation League honored other notable figures in the media including Emmy-winning daytime TV host Ellen DeGeneres. Ellen was recognized for her show's episode, entitled "Portia, I love you," which circled around Ellen speaking about her wedding to actress Portia de Rossi. "Love comes in lots of different forms," DeGeneres said with her wife by her side.

DeGeneres added, "I am flabbergasted by the fact that we're still trying to fight. I am not trying to fight for gay rights – I am trying to fight for equal rights."

Milk received the outstanding film award, while the ABC series, Desperate Housewives, received the best-TV-comedy-series trophy.