Kim Cattrall and The Kids Are All Right were among the winners at the Gay And Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation's 22nd annual Media Awards.
The Sex And The City star was honoured with the Golden Gate Award, which is presented to a media professional who has increased the visibility and understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.
The Oscar-nominated family drama The Kids Are All Right, starring Annette Bening and Julianne Moore as lesbian mothers, was awarded the outstanding film trophy at the GLAAD ceremony at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco.
Other winners included 8: The Mormon Proposition for documentary, Christian Chavez as Spanish-language music artist, Kara Swisher as local hero and AT&T as corporate leader.
The GLAAD Media Awards honour media for accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.
Other awards were previously presented at ceremonies in New York on March 19 and Los Angeles on April 10.
Those winners included Scissor Sisters as music artist, Project Runway for reality programme, True Blood for drama, and Modern Family and Glee in a tie for comedy series.