Life Cindy Lauper receives UN prize for work for LGBT community By weekster Posted on November 28, 2019 1 min read Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Cyndi Lauper is the first ever winner of the High Note Global Prize award awarded by the United Nations. This prize is intended for artists who promote social justice through their music and other platforms. Billboard reports that on Tuesday. Lauper is recognized for her lifelong work for the LGBTI community. In 2008, for example, she was one of the co-founders of the non-profit organization True Colors United, a foundation dedicated to helping homeless LGBTI youths survive. The Girls Just Want to Have Fun singer receives the award from Kesha during her Home for the Holidays benefit concert in Los Angeles on December 10. According to the organization, a High Note Global Prize award will be awarded every year on this Human Rights Day.