Actress-turned-TV personality Kelly Ripa is set to be honoured with the Excellence in Media prize at U.S. charity GLAAD's 2015 Media Awards. The prize will be presented by newsman Anderson Cooper at the ceremony in New York next month (May15) in recognition of her support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community. Previous recipients of the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation's accolade include Tyra Banks, Diane Sawyer and Julianne Moore.