Hollywood veteran Robert De Niro is set to be feted at the 2016 GLAAD Media Awards. The Casino star will be recognised as a "tireless advocate" for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community and presented with the Excellence in Media Award at a ceremony in New York on 14 May (16). The actor has long been a vocal supporter of marriage equality and previously produced a documentary about his artist father, also called Robert, who was openly gay.