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GLAAD Media Awards Winners 2022

Here Are the Winners of the 2022 GLAAD Media Awards — So Far

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 10: Lil Nas X performs during Z100's iHeartRadio Jingle Ball at Madison  Square Garden on December 10, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Kane/WireImage)

The 2022 GLAAD Media Awards winners are rolling in! After "RuPaul's Drag Race" season 13 finalist Gottmik announced the nominations live via GLAAD's TikTok channel in January, GLAAD announced the first round of winners on April 2 during their Los Angeles show. The ceremony, which bases the nominations on fair, accurate, and inclusive representation of LGBTQ+ people, had a hefty list of 246 nominations across its 30 award categories.

This year's nominations list had distinct wins for trans and/or nonbinary characters with featured nominees in 18 out of 30 people in the television categories. HBO and HBO Max was the leading network, with 19 nominees across the television and film categories. People of color also made up a large number of nominations in various categories.

The first group of winners included "Eternals," "Saved by the Bell," "Single All the Way," and "RuPaul's Drag Race". The remaining 14 categories will be announced during the New York City ceremony on May 6. The award show will also stream on Hulu on April 16.


Outstanding Film - Wide Release
"Eternals" (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)

Outstanding Film - Limited Release
"Parallel Mothers" (Sony Pictures Classics)

Outstanding Documentary
"Changing the Game" (Hulu)

Outstanding Comedy Series
"Saved by the Bell" (Peacock)

Outstanding Drama Series
"9-1-1: Lone Star" (FOX)
"Batwoman" (The CW)
"The Chi" (Showtime)
"Doom Patrol" (HBO Max)
"Good Trouble" (Freeform)
"Grey's Anatomy" (ABC)
"The L Word: Generation Q" (Showtime)
"Pose" (FX)
"Star Trek: Discovery" (Paramount+)
"Supergirl" (The CW)

Outstanding New TV Series
"Hacks" (HBO Max)

Outstanding TV Movie
"Single All the Way" (Netflix)

Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series
"It's a Sin" (HBO Max)

Outstanding Reality Program
"RuPaul's Drag Race"(VH1) and "We're Here" (HBO)

Outstanding Children's Programming
"Berry Bounty Banquet," "Strawberry Shortcake: Berry in the Big City" (WildBrain Studios/YouTube Kids)
"City of Ghosts" (Netflix)
"Family Day," "Sesame Street"(HBO Max)
"Gonzo-rella," "Muppet Babies"(Disney Junior)
"Joie de Jonathan," "Fancy Nancy" (Disney Junior)
"Ridley Jones" (Netflix)
"Rugrats" (Paramount+)
"Summer Camp Island" (Cartoon Network/HBO Max)
"We the People" (Netflix)
"Whatever Floats Your Float," "Madagascar: A Little Wild" (Hulu/Peacock)

Outstanding Kids and Family Programming
"Amphibia" (Disney Channel)
"Centaurworld" (Netflix)
"Claudia and the Sad Goodbye," "The Baby-Sitters Club" (Netflix)
"Diary of a Future President" (Disney+)
"Doogie Kamealoha, MD" (Disney+)
"High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" (Disney+)
"The Loud House" (Nickelodeon)
"Manlee Men," "Danger Force" (Nickelodeon)
"The Owl House" (Disney Channel)
"Power Rangers: Dino Fury" (Nickelodeon/Netflix)

Outstanding Music Artist
Brandi Carlile, "In These Silent Days" (Low Country Sound/Elektra Records)
Brockhampton, "Roadrunner: New Light, New Machine" (RCA Records/Question Everything)
Demi Lovato, "Dancing With the Devil... the Art of Starting Over" (Island Records)
Elton John, "The Lockdown Sessions" (Interscope Records)
Halsey, "If I Can't Have Love, I Want Power" (Capitol Records)
Kaytranada, "Intimidated" (RCA Records)
Lil Nas X, "Montero" (Columbia Records)
Melissa Etheridge, "One Way Out" (BMG)
Mykki Blanco, "Broken Hearts and Beauty Sleep" (Transgressive Records)
St. Vincent, "Daddy's Home" (Loma Vista Recordings)

Outstanding Breakthrough Music Artist
Lily Rose, "Stronger Than I Am" (Big Loud Records/Back Blocks Music/Republic Records)

Outstanding Broadway Production
"Chicken & Biscuits"
"Thoughts of a Colored Man"

Outstanding Video Game
Life Is Strange: True Colors (Deck Nine Games/Square Enix)

Outstanding Comic Book
"Crush & Lobo" by Mariko Tamaki, Amancay Nahuelpan, Tamra Bonvillain, Nick Filardi, and Ariana Maher (DC Comics)

Outstanding Original Graphic Novel/Anthology
"Cheer Up! Love and Pompoms" by Crystal Frasier, Val Wise, and Oscar O. Jupiter (Oni Press)

Outstanding Variety or Talk Show Episode
"Bisexual Superman Is Not Ruining Your Childhood, B*tch Please," "The Amber Ruffin Show" (Peacock)
"Culture War! Diverse Pilots and Trans Rights," "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" (Comedy Central)
"Elliot Page," "The Oprah Conversation" (Apple TV+)
"Jenny Hagel Investigates Why America's Lesbian Bars Are Vanishing," "Late Night With Seth Meyers"(NBC)
"Mj Rodriguez on Historic Emmy Nomination and Hopes for Trans Community's Future," "The View"(ABC)

Outstanding TV Journalism Segment
"Capehart Condemns Marjorie Taylor Greene's Transphobic Speech Against Equality Act," "The Sunday Show with Jonathan Capehart" (MSNBC)
"Danica Roem to LGBTQ Americans: You Have to Care About Politics," "State of the Union"(CNN)
"HIV/AIDS: 40 Years Later," "TODAY" (NBC)
"McBride On Anti-Trans Bills: 'This Is Legislative Bullying Plain & Simple,'" "Stephanie Ruhle Reports"(MSNBC)
"Valedictorian Says His Graduation Speech on Mental Health & LGBTQ Identity Was Cut Off," "GMA3: What You Need to Know"(ABC)

Outstanding TV Journalism – Long-Form
"Anderson Speaks to Legendary AIDS and Gay Rights Activist," "Anderson Cooper Full Circle"(CNNgo)
"Gay Panic," "This is Life with Lisa Ling" (CNN)
"Life After Pulse" (WESH)
"Mama Gloria," "AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange" (PBS)
"Pride of The White House" (MSNBC)
"PRIDE on "ABC News Live: What's Next for the LGBTQ+ Community" (ABC News Live)
"Trans in Texas," "United Shades of America" (CNN)
"Trans in Trumpland" (Topic)
"TransAmerica" (NBC News NOW)
"The Week in Pride," "The Week with Joshua Johnson" (MSNBC)

Outstanding Print Article
"Billy Porter Breaks a 14-Year Silence: 'This Is What HIV-Positive Looks Like Now'" by Billy Porter, as told by Lacey Rose (The Hollywood Reporter)
"Books Probed by a Texas Lawmaker by Women, People of Color, LGBTQ Writers. They're Asking: 'Really?'" by Talia Richman & Corbett Smith (The Dallas Morning News)
"Bowen Yang Is Defining Funny For a New Generation" by David Canfield (Entertainment Weekly)
"Diary of an ICE Detainee" by Yariel Valdes Gonzalez (Washington Blade)
"Elliot Page Is Ready for This Moment" by Katy Steinmetz (TIME)
"The Hearts of Venezuela" by Taylor Hirschberg (Out)
"Inside the Sparkling, Rainbow-Filled World of JoJo Siwa" by Jason Sheeler (People)
"Keeping Trans Kids From Medicine Doesn't Make Them Disappear" by Jennifer Finney Boylan (The New York Times)
"Lawmakers Can't Cite Local Examples of Trans Girls in Sports" by David Crary & Lindsay Whitehurst (The Associated Press)
"The Year of the Black Queer Revolution" by Ernest Owens (Rolling Stone)

Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage
The Advocate

Outstanding Online Journalism Article

"Across the South, a Trans Housing Movement Grows" by Raquel Willis (
"As Anti-Trans Violence Surges, Advocates Demand Policy Reform" by Jo Yurcaba (
"Let's Talk About (Queer) Sex: The Importance of LGBTQ-inclusive Sex Education in Schools" by David Oliver (
"LGBT+ Afghans Fear Being Forgotten 100 Days Since Taliban Takeover" by Hugo Greenhalgh (
"Megan Rohrer, the Evangelical Lutheran Church's First Trans Bishop, Wants to Get Messy" by Nico Lang (
"No, DaBaby, HIV Will Not 'Make You Die in 2 to 3 weeks.' Here's the Truth." by David Artavia (
"'No Time For Intolerance:' Dr. Rachel Levine Has A Job To Do" by Dawn Ennis (
"T.J. Osborne is Ready to Tell His Story" by Sam Lansky (
"What I've Learned After Living with HIV in Secret for Years" by Tony Morrison (
"The Word Missing From the Vast Majority of Anti-Trans Legislation? Transgender" by Orion Rummler & Kate Sosin (

Outstanding Online Journalism – Video or Multimedia
"+Talk: HIV & Faith" by Karl Schmid, Mike Spierer, Brent Zacky, and Victor Barreiro (Plus Life Media)
"Caretakers" [series] by Geena Rocero, Jon Mallow, Dan Greenberg, Sheena Alexis Suarez, Erin McIntyre, Chelsea Rugg, Shant Alexander, and Victoria Malabrigo (
"Covid Confessions: Drag Performers Share Their Experiences Working During The Pandemic" by Alec Fischer (Fischr Media)
"For Ruth Ellis Center Staff, Helping LGBTQ Homeless Youth is Personal" by Scott Gatz, John Halbach, Maria Tridas, and Emily Geraghty (LGBTQ Nation)
"How Queer Characters Have Evolved In Children's Animation" by Chris Snyder, Kyle Desiderio, Jess Chou, A.C. Fowler, and Kuwilileni Hauwanga (Insider)
"Legendary" [series] by Peppermint, Matt McDonough, Jennifer Tiexiera, Michael Seligman, Julia Hoff, Ryan Murray, Ximena Sanchez, and Tom Lofthouse (NowThis/Discovery+)
"Meet the Logo Legends: Brooklyn Trans Liberation" by Terron Moore, Sean Devaney, Sam Manzella, Christopher Rudolph, and Zachary O'Connor (Logo)
"The Power of Layshia Clarendon" by Katie Barnes, Jennifer Karson-Strauss, Andy Sharp, and Jennifer Holt (
"Transnational" [series] by Eva Reign, Alyza Enriquez, Freddy McConnell, Vivek Kemp, Courtney Brooks, Sarah Burke, Hendrik Hinzel, Alyza Enriquez, Dan Ming, Trey Strange, and Daisy Wardell (VICE News)
"Tyra Banks Interview: SI Swimsuit Cover Model Leyna Bloom" (Sports Illustrated Swimsuit)

Outstanding Blog
Holy Bullies and Headless Monsters
My Fabulous Disease
Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents
The Reckoning

Special Recognition
All Boys Aren't Blue by George M. Johnson [filmed reading + performance]
"Alok Vaid-Menon" 4D with Demi Lovato (Cadence13/OBB Sound/SB Projects)
CODED: The Hidden Love of J.C. Leyendecker (Paramount+)
Jeopardy! Champion Amy Schneider
The Laverne Cox Show (Shondaland Audio/iHeartMedia)
Life Out Loud with LZ Granderson (ABC News)
Outsports' Coverage of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics


Outstanding Spanish-Language Scripted Television Series
"Maricón Perdido" (HBO Max)

Outstanding Spanish-Language TV Journalism
"Orgullo LGBTQ: 52 Años de Lucha y Evolución" (Telemundo 47)

Outstanding Spanish-Language Online Journalism Article
"Anacaona Reyes: Visibiliza a la Comunidad Trans y Educa Desde el Capitolio" por Maricarmen Rivera (
"Ana Macho: Sobre Hacer Música Que Rebasa Límites" por Ronald Avila (
"Ángel Cruz Aprendió a "Desaprender" los Credos Sociales" por José Karlo Pagán Negrón (
"Así Viven la Menstruación los Hombres Trans" por Miriam Martínez (
"Casa Frida Rescata a Pareja Gay de Homofobia en Jamaica" por Edgar Ulises (
"Claudia: La Enfermera Trans que Lucha Contra el Covid en Ciudad Juárez" por Louisa Reynolds (
"En Casa con Kany García y Jocelyn Trochez" por Carole Joseph (
"Oyuki, la Madre Trans de Seis Hijos que Rompe Prejuicios en México" por Eduard Ribas i Admetlla (
"Somos Invisibles": La Discriminación y los Riesgos se Multiplican para los Indígenas LGBTQ+" por Albinson Linares (
"Una Vida Transgénero: 'Es Momento de que nos Dejemos Ver'" por Marcos Billy Guzman (

Outstanding Spanish-Language Online Journalism - Video or Multimedia
"Alexa: Su Vida y la Justicia que no llega a un Año de su Asesinato" por Marcos Billy Guzmán y Adlín González (El Nuevo Día)
"Expulsados México: Cómo la Comunidad Transgénero se Unió para Ayudar a los Migrantes" por Patricia Clarembaux, Anna Clare Spelman, y Celemente Sánchez (Univision Noticias)
"Marcha del Orgullo LGBTI: Día de Festejo, Pero También de Protesta" por Jair Cabrera Torres (La Jornada)
"Ser Mujer, ser Trans y ser Mapuche" por Natalia Barrera Francis, Paula Daibert, y Claudia Escobar (AJ+ Español)
"Vogue en el Paro Nacional y Transmilenio: ¿Qué hay detrás?" por Jahira Quintero, Pilar Cuartas Rodríguez, Laura Salomón, Dani Jara, Piisciiss, Nova y Axid (La Disidencia - El Espectador)

Special Recognition (Spanish-Language)
"Celebrando el Mes del Orgullo" (Telemundo)

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