Jun 26, 2014 15:48 Michael Stipe to appear at Logo event this month Michael Stipe to appear at Logo event this month In this Sept. 13, 2012, file photo, Michael Stipe attends "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" premiere hosted by the Cinema Society and Lancome in New York. Stipe will honor Ugandan gay rights activist John Abdallah Wambere at the Logo networks Trailblazers event this month. The former R.E.M. frontman will appear at the June 23, 2014, event in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File) the associated press June 26, 2014 Comments NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Stipe will honor Ugandan gay rights activist John Abdallah Wambere at the Logo network’s “Trailblazers” event this month. The former R.E.M. frontman will appear at the June 23 event in New York. Wambere is the leader of the gay rights group Spectrum Uganda Initiatives. Singer-songwriter Sia will perform with the New York City Gay Men’s Chorus at the event, where Daniel Radcliffe will appear. The inaugural “Trailblazers” salutes pioneers in the gay rights movement. Honorees include NBA player Jason Collins, Laverne Cox and Lea DeLaria of “Orange Is the New Black” and the woman who challenged the federal Defense of Marriage, Edie Windsor and her lawyer Roberta Kaplan. “Trailblazers” airs June 26.