GLAAD Media Awards Winners List Include ‘Schitt’s Creek’, ‘Disclosure’ – Deadline

GLAAD dominated Thursday evening with a digital ceremony for the thirty second GLAAD Media Awards which honors media for honest, correct, and inclusive representations of LGBTQ individuals and points. The ceremony premiered on YouTube on Thursday evening, however should you missed out, will probably be out there to stream on Hulu beginning at 10pm ET tonight till the top of June.

Hosted by Niecy Nash, the ceremony was stuffed with appearances from individuals similar to Ian Alexander (Star Trek: Discovery), Jonathan Bennett (The Christmas House), Sterling Okay. Brown (This Is Us), Laverne Cox (Disclosure, Promising Young Woman), Wilson Cruz (Star Trek: Discovery), Mackenzie Davis (Happiest Season), Nyle DiMarco (Deaf U), Colman Domingo (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Euphoria), Clea DuVall (Happiest Season), Brandee Evans (P-Valley), Dan Levy (Schitt’s Creek), Katy Perry, JoJo Siwa, and the solid of the groundbreaking, critically acclaimed HBO Max sequence Veneno.

Actors, actresses, administrators, creators, cultural figures and everybody in between have been vocal all through the night as they stood with transgender youth and name for passage of the Equality Act through the ceremony. In addition, individuals spoke about their help for intersectional identities together with the Black Lives Matter motion in addition to violence towards the Asian and Asian American neighborhood in addition to the transgender neighborhood.

The night included performances by CHIKA, Rebecca Black, and Jessica Betts. In addition, the Hulu stream will function an unique efficiency from Sabrina Carpenter.

Glee solid members Jacob Artist, Chris Colfer, Darren Criss, Vanessa Lengies, Jane Lynch, Kevin McHale, Heather Morris, Matthew Morrison, Alex Newell, Amber Riley, Harry Shum Jr., Becca Tobin, and Jenna Ushkowitz reunited for an emotional efficiency to pay particular tribute to the legacy of the late Naya Rivera’s character Santana Lopez.

“The GLAAD Media Awards special guests and winners sent an undeniably loud message of LGBTQ acceptance around the world tonight,” stated GLAAD President & CEO Sarah Kate Ellis. “This year’s award recipients, including Disclosure, Schitt’s Creek, Star Trek: Discovery, and Veneno  remind us that even in times of political and cultural division, diverse LGBTQ representation and visibility can enlighten, entertain, and create lasting impact, ultimately raising the bar for LGBTQ inclusion in media.”

During the digital ceremony, GLAAD spotlighted the award recipients for 9 aggressive classes:

  • Sam Smith accepted the award for Outstanding Music Artist
  • Disclosure took residence the award for Outstanding Documentary
  • Schitts Creek obtained the award for Outstanding Comedy Series for a second 12 months in a row
  • Star Trek: Discovery received for Outstanding Drama Series
  • Happiest Season took residence the award for Outstanding Film – Wide Release
  • The Boys within the Band obtained the award for Outstanding Film – Limited Release
  • We’re Here received for Outstanding Reality Program
  • The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo took residence the award for Outstanding Children’s Programming
  • “Lilly Responds to Comments About Her Sexuality,” a section of Lilly Singh’s late-night speak present A Little Late With Little Singh, received for for Outstanding Variety or Talk Show Episode

Prior to the digital ceremony, GLAAD introduced the winners of the remaining GLAAD Media Awards classes on Twitter, which featured acceptance speeches from every of the award recipients, together with Michaela Coel on behalf I May Destroy You (Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series), Chika (Outstanding Breakthrough Music Artist), Robin Roberts on behalf of “Dwyane Wade One-On-One: Basketball Legend Opens Up About Supporting Transgender Daughter” (Outstanding TV Journalism Segment), the creators of Veneno (Outstanding Spanish-Language Scripted Television Series), Dee Dee Watters on behalf of Monica Robert’s TransGriot (Outstanding Blog), and extra.

Deadline’s New Hollywood Podcast was additionally honored with a particular recognition honor and hosts Dino-Ray Ramos and Amanda N’Duka graciously accepted the award.


This 12 months, GLAAD labored with TikTook on a particular recognition titled “TikTok Queer Advocate of the Year,” a fan-voted honor highlighting the TikTook creators who’ve taken LGBTQ visibility to new heights. During the ceremony, JoJo Siwa offered the award to TikTook creator Josh Helfgott.

Previously introduced winners and their acceptance speeches might be discovered here, and the total listing of winners might be discovered beneath:

Outstanding Film – Wide Release
Happiest Season (Hulu/TriStar Pictures)

Outstanding Film – Limited Release
The Boys within the Band (Netflix)

Outstanding Documentary
Disclosure (Netflix)

Outstanding Comedy Series
Schitt’s Creek (Pop)

Outstanding Drama Series
Star Trek: Discovery (CBS All Access)

Outstanding TV Movie
Uncle Frank (Amazon Studios)

Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series
I May Destroy You (HBO)

Outstanding Reality Program
We’re Here (HBO)

Outstanding Children’s Programming
The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo (HBO Max)

Outstanding Kids & Family Programming [TIE]
First Day (Hulu)
She-Ra & The Princesses of Power (DreamWorks Animation/Netflix)

Outstanding Music Artist
Sam Smith, Love Goes (Capitol)

Outstanding Breakthrough Music Artist
CHIKA, Industry Games (Warner Records)

Outstanding Video Game [TIE]
Tell Me Why (DONTNOD Entertainment & Xbox Game Studios)
The Last of Us Part II (Naughty Dog & Sony Interactive Entertainment)

Outstanding Comic Book
Empyre, Lords of Empyre: Emperor Hulkling, Empyre: Aftermath Avengers, by Al Ewing, Dan Slott, Chip Zdarsky, Anthony Oliveira, Valerio Schiti, Manuel Garcia, Cam Smith, Marte Gracia, Triona Farrell, Joe Caramagna, Ariana Maher, Travis Lanham (Marvel Comics)

Outstanding Variety or Talk Show Episode
“Lilly Responds to Comments About Her Sexuality” A Little Late With Lilly Singh (NBC)

Outstanding TV Journalism Segment
“Dwyane Wade One-On-One: Basketball Legend Opens Up About Supporting Transgender Daughter” Good Morning America (ABC)

Outstanding TV Journalism – Long-Form
“ABC News Joe Biden Town Hall” (ABC)

Outstanding Print Article
“20 LGBTQ+ People Working to Save Lives on the Frontline” by Diane Anderson-Minshall, David Artavia, Tracy Gilchrist, Desiree Guerrero, Jeffrey Masters, Donald Padgett, and Daniel Reynolds (The Advocate)

Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage

Outstanding Online Journalism Article
“Gay Men Speak Out After Being Turned Away from Donating Blood During Coronavirus Pandemic: ‘We are Turning Away Perfectly Healthy Donors’” by Tony Morrison and Joel Lyons (GoodMorningAmerica.com)

Outstanding Online Journalism – Video or Multimedia
“Stop Killing Us: Black Transgender Women’s Lived Experiences” by Complex World (Complex News)

Outstanding Blog

Barbara Gittings Award for Excellence in LGBTQ Media
Windy City Times

Special Recognition
After Forever (Amazon)

Deadline’s New Hollywood Podcast

Happiest Season Soundtrack (Facet/Warner Records)

Noah’s Arc: The ‘Rona Chronicles (Patrik Ian-Polk Entertainment)

Out (Pixar/Disney+)

Razor Tongue (YouTube)

“The Son” Little America (Apple TV+)

Outstanding Spanish-Language Scripted Television Series
Veneno (HBO Max)

Outstanding Spanish-Language TV Journalism
“La Hermana de Aleyda Ortiz Narra Cómo Salió del Clóset y Cómo se lo Comunicó a su Familia” Despierta América (Univision)

Outstanding Spanish-Language Online Journalism Article
“Desapareció en México, Solo se Hallaron sus Restos: La Historia de la Doctora María Elizabeth Montaño y su Importancia para la Comunidad Trans” por Albinson Linares y Marina E. Franco (Telemundo.com)

Outstanding Spanish-Language Online Journalism – Video or Multimedia
“Soy Trans: El Camino a un Nuevo Despertar” por Sarah Moreno, Esther Piccolino, y José Sepúlveda (El Nuevo Herald)

Special Recognition (Spanish-Language)
Jesse & Joy, “Love (Es Nuestro Idioma)”

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