Laverne Cox, Mary Lambert and Andrew
Rannells are among the celebrities featured in MTV's upcoming LGBT
Pride special MTV's Proudest Moments.
The special will feature LGBT
celebrities and advocates discussing big moments in the network's
a clip from the special released this week, Wilson Cruz talks
about Pedro Zamora's 1994 debut on The Real World. Zamora was
one of the first openly gay HIV-positive men to be portrayed in
popular media. His inclusion on the show brought international
attention to the AIDS pandemic and LGBT issues.
“Pedro Zamora changed the world,”
Cruz says in the clip.
Other proud moments include MTV's 2014
broadcast of the Emmy-wining special Laverne Cox Presents: The T
MTV will also launch No I.D.
Required, which will showcase the stories of five teens of
underrepresented orientations and gender identities. The series
premieres June 6 on the network's Snapchat Discover and MTV.com.
MTV's Proudest Moments premieres
Saturday, June 4.