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'Emotional' Bey & Jay honoured at the LGBTQ Awards

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Beyonce and Jay-Z told gay people everywhere they love them as they were honoured for being allies of the LGBTQ community at the GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles last night.

"We're here to promote love for every human being," said Beyonce, on stage with her rapper hubby.

"To choose who you love is your human right," she added, before quoting the lyrics of her own tracks, Formation - to loud cheers.

Bey went on to pay tribute to her Uncle Johnny, who died after contracting HIV, describing him as "the most fabulous gay man I have ever known."

Jay meanwhile paid tribute to his gay mother, Gloria, who was honoured with an award last year.

"I get to follow in her footsteps spreading love and acceptance," he said.

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It was famed drag act Shangela, however, who stole the whole night.

She got a standing ovation after delivering a Beyonce tribute performance in front of the on-watching Bey.

"I'm overwhelmed," said the singer of the performance, joking, "I've put a run in my stocking from Shangela!"

Check out some footage below.

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