GLAAD Media Award Winners Include ‘Red, White & Royal Blue’, ‘The Last Of Us’ & ‘Heartstopper’ – Update

UPDATED, May 11: The recipients in the remaining 18 of this year’s 33 categories at the 35th Annual GLAAD Media Awards were announced May 11 at a New York ceremony hosted by Ross Matthews. They included Red, White & Royal Blue, The Last Of Us, Heartstopper, The Jennifer Hudson Show, Rustin and Las Culturistas.

Jennifer Hudson received the Excellence in Media Award, introduced by Laverne Cox. Orville Peck received the Vito Russo Award, presented by Jennifer Lawrence. The evening featured live performances by Loren Allred and Scott Hoying, of Pentatonix.

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The March 14 Los Angeles ceremony, hosted by Wayne Brady, revealed the first 16 category winners spanning film, TV, music, theater, podcasts, video games, comic books and journalism. The winners list includes Ted Lasso, Yellowjackets, RuPaul’s Drag Race and Reneé Rapp.

In addition, Oprah Winfrey received the Vanguard Award, introduced by longtime friends Chilli Pepper and Paolo Presta. Niecy Nash-Betts received the Stephen F. Kolzak Award, presented by Sharon Stone. The night also featured special performances from Chlöe and Kate Hudson.

All winners announced tonight in New York and March 14 in Los Angeles are listed below:

Queer Fan Favorite

Red, White, and Royal Blue (Prime Video)

Outstanding Podcast

Las Culturistas (iHeart)

Outstanding Film – Streaming Or TV

Rustin (Netflix)

Outstanding Reality Program

Family Karma

Outstanding Broadway Production

Melissa Etheridge: My Window

Outstanding Variety or Talk Show Episode

“Jennifer Hudson Surprises HIV Activist with $10,000” The Jennifer Hudson Show (syndicated)

Outstanding Documentary

Beyond the Aggressives: 25 Years Later (MTV Documentary Films), Kokomo City (Magnolia Pictures), and The Stroll (HBO | Max Documentary Films)

Outstanding TV Journalism – Long-Form

Our America Who I’m Meant to Be – Episode 3

Outstanding New Series

The Last of Us (HBO)

Outstanding Kids & Family Programming or Film – Live Action

Heartstopper (Netflix)

Outstanding Drama Series

Yellowjackets (Showtime)

Outstanding Comedy Series
Ted Lasso (Apple TV+)

Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series

Fellow Travelers (Showtime)

Outstanding Film – Wide Theatrical Release

Bottoms (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer)

Outstanding Film – Limited Theatrical Release

Monica (IFC Films)

Outstanding Reality Competition Program

RuPaul’s Drag Race (MTV)

Outstanding Music Artist

Renee Rapp, Snow Angel (Interscope)

Outstanding Breakthrough Music Artist

David Archuleta (Archie Music)

Outstanding Children’s Programming

“Blue River Wedding” Ada Twist: Scientist (Netflix)

Outstanding Kids & Family Programming or Film – Animated

Hailey’s On It! (Disney Channel)

Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage


Outstanding Video Game

Baldur’s Gate 3 (Larian Studios)

Outstanding Comic Book

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra, written by Alyssa Wong (Marvel Comics)

Outstanding Original Graphic Novel/Anthology

Four-Color Heroes, by Richard Fairgray (Fanbase Press)

Outstanding Scripted Television Series – Spanish Language

Las Noches de Tefía (Atresplayer)

Outstanding TV Journalism – Spanish Language

“Adolescentes trans relatan su experiencia” Noticiero Telemundo (Telemundo)

Outstanding TV Journalism Segment

“New York City Gay Bar Deaths Classified as Homicides” (NBC News Now)

Outstanding Live TV Journalism – Segment or Special

“Indiana Students Put on LGBTQ-Themed Play Themselves After it’s Canceled By the School” Yasmin Vossoughian Reports (MSNBC)

Outstanding Print Article

“As Drag Bans Proliferate, Maren Morris Goes Deep With Drag’s Biggest Stars on Why the Show Must Go On” by Stephen Daw (Billboard)

Outstanding Online Journalism Article

“The AP Interview: Pope Francis Says Homosexuality Not a Crime” by Nicole Winfield (

Outstanding Online Journalism – Video or Multimedia

“7 Remarkable Trans Elders Share Lessons for the Next Generation” (

Outstanding Blog

Erin Reed – Erin in the Morning

Spanish Language – Outstanding Online Journalism Article

“Personas mayores LGBTQIA+ ‘tienen que regresar a un clóset para poder buscar vivienda‘” por David Cordero Mercado y Joaquín A. Rosado Lebrón ( &

Spanish Language – Outstanding Online Journalism – Video or Multimedia

“Conoce a la primera diputada negra y trans de Brasil” por Natalia Barrera Francis, Joyce García, David von Blohn, Paula Daibert y Claudia Escobar (Descoloniza – AJ+ Español)

GLAAD previously announced Special Recognition awards for The Dads (Netflix), Love in Gravity, Relighting Candles (Hulu), Renaissance: A Film by Beyonce (AMC Theatres), The Tennessee Holler, Yes I Am: The Ric Weiland Story, Drag Latina (Revry / LATV), Enamorándonos (UniMás), El sabor de la navidad (ViX), Wendy, perdida pero famosa (ViX)

GLAAD also previously announced that +Life Media received the Barbara Gittings Award for Excellence in LGBTQ Media.

The 35th GLAAD Media Awards honor media for fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of LGBTQ people and issues. Since its inception in 1990, the GLAAD Media Awards have grown to be the most visible annual LGBTQ awards show in the world

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