The 2023 GLAAD Media Awards were in full swing! This year, the annual award show took place at the New York Hilton Midtown on May 13, 2023, and it featured What We Do in the Shadows star Harvey Guillén as host.
For the unversed, let us tell you, this was the 34th edition of the GLAAD Media Awards. Keep scrolling further to learn the names of films and shows that were honored on Saturday night.
Here’s all you need to know about the 2023 GLAAD Media Awards
The 2023 GLAAD Media Awards were organized at the New York Hilton Midtown on May 13, Saturday. The awards show honor and recognize those who have given accurate and inclusive representations of the LGBTQ community and their work in TV, movies, journalism, music, comic, and books.
American actor Harvey Guillén hosted the New York event on Saturday night. The first GLAAD Media Awards saw the light of day in the year 1990. At that time, they honored the LGBT individuals in the media.
Who were the big winners at the 2023 GLAAD Media Awards?
Hulu’s movie Fire Island and Prime Video’s film Anything’s Possible tied for best streaming/TV film. The award for best reality series went to We’re Here. Netflix’s hit show Heartstopper won the trophy for best live-action kids and family programming.
Other winners announced on Saturday night include Logo’s Trans Youth Town Hall for outstanding online journalism, video, or multimedia, The Problem With Jon Stewart for best variety or talk show episode, and A Strange Loop for best Broadway production.
Maren Morris who was introduced by Cynthia Lee Fontaine and Alyssa Edwards was honored with the Excellence in Media award. Jonathan Van Ness received the Vito Russo Award from Alok.
See who won what at GLAAD Media Awards 2023
Outstanding Film – Streaming/TV: Fire Island (Hulu) and Anything’s Possible (Prime Video) (TIE)
Outstanding Reality Series: We’re Here (HBO)
Outstanding Variety or Talk Show Episode: The Problem With Jon Stewart (Apple TV+)
Outstanding Online Journalism – Video or Multimedia: “Logo’s Trans Youth Town Hall” (LogoTV.com)
Outstanding Kids & Family Programming – Live Action: Heartstopper (Netflix)
Outstanding Kids & Family Programming – Animated: Dead End: Paranormal Park (Netflix)
Outstanding Breakthrough Music Artist: Dove Cameron (Columbia Records)
Outstanding Broadway Production: A Strange Loop
Outstanding Video Game: Apex Legends (Respawn Entertainment/Electronic Arts)
Outstanding TV Journalism Segment: “HIV in the Deep South” In Real Life (Scripps News)
Outstanding TV Journalism – Long-Form: “PRIDE | To Be Seen” Soul of a Nation (ABC)
Outstanding Live TV Journalism – Segment or Special: “The Last Thing Before We Go: Stephanie Ruhle Talks Spirit Day” The 11th Hour (MSNBC)
Outstanding Print Article: “Pediatricians Who Serve Trans Youth Face Increasing Harassment. Lifesaving Care Could Be on the Line” by Madeleine Carlisle (Time)
Outstanding Online Journalism Article: “Alabama Is Trying to Raise the Legal Driving Age for Trans People to 19” by Nico Lang (TheDailyBeast.com)
Outstanding Blog: Mombian
Outstanding Podcast: TransLash Podcast with Imara Jones (TransLash Media) and Sibling Rivalry (Studio71) (TIE)
Outstanding Spanish-Language Online Journalism Article: “Proyectos de ley anti LGBTQ+ en Florida son una ‘licencia para discriminar’ y reviven el dolor de Pulse, dicen grupos locales” por Jennifer A. Marcial Ocasio (OrlandoSentinel.com)
Outstanding Spanish-Language Online Journalism – Video or Multimedia: “Las abuelas trans buscan dignificar su vejez” por Liliana Rosas y Silvana Flores (ReporteIndigo.com)
We send our heartiest congratulations to all the winners. Stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.