GLAAD held its first virtual edition of its GLAAD Media Awards and was as excited and entertained as if we were users seeking to advertise and honor the media for fair, accurate and inclusive representations of LGBTQ people and issues. If you were unable to see the virtual ceremony, the 31st annual GLAAD Media Awards will be posted on the logo on August 3rd.
The virtual ceremony featured performances by Tony Award winner and a pool and outdoor reception by comics Fortune Feimster and Gina Yashere. The Politician Ben Platt, singer and activist Shea Diamond. The talented Chloe x Halle closed the program with a performance of “Do It” RuPaul’s Drag Race students Vanessa Vanjie Mateo, Mayhem Miller and Naomi Smalls.
The GLAAD Study Responsibility Index records a high percentage of LGBTQ films, but low racial diversity and absence of trans characters.
Winners in selective categories were revealed throughout the day via Twitter and included acceptance speeches from each of the award recipients. The advanced we put killed the ceremony as FX drama took home the award for exceptional drama series with Mj Rodriguez, Billy Porter, Dominique Jackson, Angelica Ross, Indya Moore, Ryan Jamaal Swain, Hailie Sahar, Angel Bismark Curiel and Dyllón Burnside accepting honor.
The cast shared a few words about how the series not only shook the television landscape, but honored the LGBTQ community and the center of Black and Latinx and trans and queer people are allowed, without it seems, ” their own heroes “.
In the meantime, Schitt cove she was awarded the Outstanding Comedy Series with show stars Dan Levy, Karen Robinson and Noah Reid accepting the trophy. Next to the cinema, Bookstore won for the pending film: Wide Release and Olivia Wilde, Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever were remote to accept the award.
The ceremony also featured appearances by Dolly Parton, Lena Waithe Kandi Burruss, Cara Delevingne, Lil Nas X, Ryan O’Connell, Peppermint, Geena Rocero, Lilly Singh, Brian Michael Smith, Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union, Lena Waithe and President and GLAAD and CEO of Kate Kate Ellis.
Read the full list of winners below.
ELutstandin Film – Broad Release
Bookstore (Books by United Artists)
Movie pending: limited release
Friend (Film movement)
Exceptional drama series
we put (FX)
ELutstandentry of comedy series
Schitt cove (Pop)
Featured individual episode (in a series with a regular LGBTQ character)
“Two doors down,” Sweets Parton’s Heartstrings (Netflix)
ELutstandwith TV Movie
Trasparent: Final Musical (Amazon)
Exceptional limited series
Tales of the city (Netflix)
State of pride (YouTube)
ELutstandProgramming for children and families [TIE]The Brave knight (Hulu) i Musical Baccalaureate: The Musical: The Series (Disney +)
Is you? (MTV)
ELutstanding. Music artist
Lil Nas X, 7 (Columbia)
STar Wars: Dr. Aphra, by Simon Spurrier, Emilio Laiso, Andrea Broccardo, Wilton Santos, Caspar Wijngaard, Marc Deering, Don Ho, Walden Wong, Chris Bolson, Scott Hanna, Elsa Charretier, Rachelle Rosenberg, Chris O’Halloran, Stephane Paitreau, Lee Loughridge, Edgar Delgado, Jim Campbell, Joe Caramagna (Marvel Comics)
ELutstandwith video games
The outer worlds (Private division)
ELutstanding. Broadway Production
The inheritance, by Matthew Lopez
ELutstandEpisode of Variety or Show Show
“Jonathan Van Ness: honey, it’s an onion with all kinds of layers” Late show with Stephen Colbert (CBS)
ELutstanding. TV Journalism – Newsmagazine
“Am I on the side? Trans and oriented” Night line (ABC)
Century segment of TV Journalism
“One on one with Mayor Pete Buttigieg” The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC)
“Military reports don’t have downloads under transaction ban, but advocates have doubts” by Chris Johnson (Washington Blade)
“The Trans Obituaries Project” by Raquel Willis (ELWAY OUT)
ELutstandGeneral coverage of the magazine
ELutstandDigital Journalism Article
“The Trump Administration to LGBT Couples: Your Out-of-Marriage Children Are Not Citizens” by Scott Bixby (TheDailyBeast.com)
ELutstanding. Digital journalism: video or multimedia
“Stonewall 50: The Revolution” produced by Sekiya Dorsett, Brooke Sopelsa, Elizabeth Kuhr, Shahrzad Elghanayan, Wesley Oliver, Tim Fitzsimons, Victor Limjoco (NBC OUT and Nightly Films)
ELutstandblock of blocks
My fabulous illness
Karen Ocamb, former news editor, Los Angeles Blade
Mark Segal, founder and publisher, Philadelphia Gay News
Exceptional guided television series in Spanish
The Heart is never wrong (Univision)
ELutstanding. Spanish language television journalism – Newsmagazine [TIE]“After Stonewall” (CNN in Spanish) and “Pride” awakens America (Univision)
ELutstandTV interview in Spanish
“How and When to Get Out of the Closet” A New Day (Telemundo)
ELutstandSpanish Language TV Journalism Segment
“Unconditional Love” Univision News 33 (Univision)
ELutstandArticle in Digital Journalism in Spanish
“I’m Gay and I’m Proud to Say It: Jorge Luis Martinez, Mexican Skater” by Mario Villagrán (GQ Mexico)
ELutstanding. Digital journalism in Spanish – Video or Multimedia
“America in the Background: Brigitte Baptiste, the Face of (bio) Diversity” by David Casasús (EFE)