Kerry Washington and Roland Emmerich were honored Saturday at GLAAD's 26th annual Media Awards held at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles.

Washington (Scandal) was presented with the group's Vanguard Award by Ellen DeGeneres, while Channing Tatum presented out director Roland Emmerich (Independence Day) with the group's Stephen F. Kolzak Award.

(Related: Kerry Washington at GLAAD Media Awards: We need more diverse LGBT representation.)

In accepting the group's award for Best Comedy Series, Transparent producer Jill Soloway remarked “GLAAD makes the world safer for people to walk out of their front door.”

The Imitation Game won in the Outstanding Film – Wide Release category, while the ABC drama How to Get Away with Murder picked up the Outstanding Drama Series prize.