GLAAD Media Awards 2019: The Complete Winners List

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Madonna and Janelle Monáe were among the music stars awarded at the 30th annual GLAAD Media Awards, which took place Saturday (May 4) at the Hilton Midtown in New York.

The event was hosted by drag star Shangela and presenters included Sarah Jessica Parker, Anderson Cooper, Rosie O’Donnell, Mykki Blanco, Adam Rippon, and Lilly Singh.

Madonna received the Advocate for Change Award and Monáe took home outstanding music artist. On March 28, GLAAD honored Beyonce and JAY-Z with the Vanguard Award in Los Angeles.

“Over the past 30 years, images in media have evolved to celebrate the unique and dynamic stories of LGBTQ people and accelerate acceptance for the LGBTQ community,” GLAAD CEO/president Sarah Kate Ellis said.

“This year’s award recipients like Pose and Don Lemon showcase what it means to move the needle forward, as they bring diverse and critical LGBTQ stories and issues to the forefront of mainstream media.”

The 30th annual GLAAD Media Awards will air on Logo on Sunday (May 12) at 8 p.m. ET.

Here is the complete winners list of the 30th annual GLAAD Media Awards.

Advocate for Change Award:

Vito Russo Award:
Andy Cohen

Outstanding Drama Series:
Pose (FX)

Outstanding Variety or Talk Show Episode:
“Trans Rights Under Attack” Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (TBS)

Outstanding TV Journalism Segment:
“Same Sex Couple Reacts to Supreme Court Ruling” CNN Tonight with Don Lemon (CNN)

Outstanding Film -- Limited Release:
Boy Erased (Focus Features)

Outstanding TV Movie or Limited Series:
The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (FX)

Outstanding Music Artist:
Janelle Monáe, Dirty Computer (Bad Boy Records)

Outstanding TV Journalism -- Newsmagazine:
“Conversion Therapy: God Only Knows” CBS Sunday Morning (CBS)

Outstanding Newspaper Article:
“He Took a Drug to Prevent AIDS. Then He Couldn’t Get Disability Insurance.” by Donald G. McNeil Jr. (The New York Times)

Outstanding Digital Journalism Article:
"Bermuda Same-sex Marriage Ban Means Trouble for Tourism and Cruise Ships” by Ryan Ruggiero (

Outstanding Digital Journalism -- Video or Multimedia:
“March for Our Lives and LGBT activism. ‘They’re definitely linked for me,’ says Emma González” by Beth Greenfield (Yahoo! Lifestyle)

Outstanding Blog:
Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents

Outstanding Scripted Television Series (Spanish-Language):
Elite (Netflix) and Mi marido tiene más familia (Univision) -- TIE

Outstanding TV Journalism Segment (Spanish-Language):
"Primera Pareja Gay en Casarse en un Consulado Mexicano" Noticias Telemundo Mediodía (Telemundo)

Outstanding Film -- Wide Release:
Love, Simon (20th Century Fox)

Outstanding Comedy Series:
Vida (Starz)

Outstanding Reality Program:
Queer Eye (Netflix)

Outstanding Documentary:
Believer (HBO)

Outstanding Individual Episode (in a series w/o a regular LGBTQ character):
"Someplace Other Than Here" The Guest Book (TBS)

Outstanding Kids & Family Programming:
Steven Universe (Cartoon Network)

Outstanding Video Game: The Elder Scrolls Online:
Summerset (Bethesda Softworks)

Outstanding Comic Book:
Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles, written by Mark Russell (DC Comics)

Outstanding Magazine Article:
"Can a Transgender Woman Get Justice in Texas?" by Nate Blakeslee (Texas Monthly)

Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage:

Outstanding TV Journalism -- Newsmagazine (Spanish-Language):
"Entrevista con Luis Sandoval para National Coming Out Day" Despierta América (Univision)

Outstanding Digital Journalism (Spanish-Language):
"Así pinta la televisión hispana a los personajes LGBTQ, una representación preocupante" por Daniel Shoer Roth (

Special Recognition:
Nanette (Netflix)

Special Recognition:
TransMilitary (Logo)

Special Recognition: (Spanish-Language):
“House of Mamis” (


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