At the Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) National Dinner on Saturday, March 19, 2011, Lady Gaga was presented with the Randy Shilts Visibility Award for her efforts in helping the DADT Repeal cause. Mike Almy, a 13-year Air Force veteran who was discharged under DADT, accepted the award on her behalf. Lady Gaga spoke to the evening’s attendees via a pre-taped message.
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