The first round of the 34th GLAAD Media Awards was announced in Los Angeles on March 30 to honor the ‘films, television shows, video games, musicians and works of journalism that fairly, accurately and inclusively represent the LGBT community and issues relevant to the community.’
The event was hosted by Emmy-nominated comedian and actress Margaret Cho and announced the winners for 15 of the 33 total categories. The second leg of the awards will be held in New York on May 13. Continue reading to know the full list of winners announced so far.
GLAAD Media Awards 2023 Winners Announced
Some shows that won big in the ceremony included Fox’s 9-1-1: Lone Star, HBO’s The White Lotus, FX’s What We Do in the Shadows, Prime Video’s A League of Their Own, and HBO’s Los Espookys.
Meanwhile, Christina Aguilera won the Advocate for Change Award, and Bad Bunny was honored with the Vanguard Award. Winners for six categories were honored onstage, while the rest of the awards were announced on GLAAD’s social media accounts. The full list of winners is as below:
Outstanding Drama Series: 9-1-1 Lone Star (FOX)
Outstanding New TV Series: A League of Their Own (Prime Video)
Outstanding Comedy Series: What We Do in The Shadows (FX)
Outstanding Film – Wide Release: Bros (Universal Pictures)
Outstanding Documentary: Framing Agnes (Kino Lorber)
Outstanding Film – Limited Release: The Inspection (A24)
Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series: The White Lotus (HBO MAX)
Outstanding Music Artist: FLETCHER, Girl of My Dreams (Capitol Records)
Outstanding Children’s Programming: “Adoptasaurus Rex” Dino Ranch (Disney Junior)
Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage: The Advocate
Outstanding Comic Book: Poison Ivy, by G. Willow Wilson, Marcio Takara, Atagun Ilhan, Brian Level, Stefano Gaudiano, Jay Leisten, Arif Prianto, Ivan Plascencia, Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou (DC Comics)
Outstanding Original Graphic Novel/Anthology: Young Men in Love (A Wave Blue World)
Outstanding Spanish-Language Scripted Television Series: Los Espookys (HBO)
Outstanding Spanish-Language TV Journalism: “Vico Ortiz” Primer Impacto (Univision)
Barbara Gittings Award for Excellence in LGBTQ Media: Los Angeles Blade and Washington Blade
Special Recognition: Alejandra Caraballo
Special Recognition: Drag Story Hour
Special Recognition: #Letters4TransKids
Special Recognition: The Lesbian Bar Project
Special Recognition: Rothaniel (HBO)
Special Recognition (Spanish-Language): “En Sus Palabras” (Univision)
The 34th GLAAD Media Awards will be streamed on Hulu from April 12. The nominations were announced on January 18 this year by Sasha Colby and Salina EsTittes, known for their appearances on RuPaul’s Drag Race.
The Ceremony was a Star-Studded Event
The awards ceremony saw surprise appearances and appearances by a number of stars. The night began with The White Lotus actor Jennifer Coolidge appearing on stage, who was surprised by Jane Lynch. The latter presented her Best in Show costar with a Special Recognition Award.
There was also a special tribute performance dedicated to the late Leslie Jordan by Orville Peck, presented by his costar and friend Cheyenne Jackson. This year, the event has introduced two new awards: Outstanding Podcast and Outstanding Live TV Journalism – Segment or Special, both of which will be announced in the New York round.
Congratulations to all the winners! Stay tuned for more news and updates.