GLAAD Media Awards 2021: The winners list

The occasion commemorates the very best in the neighborhood, and the funny “Schitt’s Creek” got the award for Exceptional Funny Series for a 2nd year in a row.

Starlet and manufacturer Niecy Nash hosted the awards reveal, which included unique efficiencies from CHIKA, Rebecca Black, and Nash’s other half, Jessica Betts.

“Happiest Season” (Hulu/TriStar Pictures)

Exceptional Movie – Minimal Release

“The Boys in the Band” (Netflix)

Exceptional Documentary

“Disclosure” (Netflix)

Exceptional Funny Series

“Schitt’s Creek” (Pop)

Exceptional Drama Series

“Star Trek: Discovery” (CBS All Gain Access To)

Exceptional TELEVISION Motion Picture

“Uncle Frank” (Amazon Studios)

Exceptional Minimal or Anthology Series

“I May Destroy You” (HBO)

Exceptional Truth Program

“We’re Here” (HBO)

Exceptional Kid’s Programs

“The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo” (HBO Max)

Exceptional Children & Household Programs

[TIE]: “First Day” (Hulu) and “She-Ra & The Princesses of Power” (DreamWorks Animation/Netflix)

Exceptional Music Artist

Sam Smith, “Love Goes” (Capitol)

Exceptional Development Music Artist

CHIKA, “Industry Games” (Warner Records)

Exceptional Computer Game

[Tie]: Inform Me Why (DONTNOD Home Entertainment & Xbox Video Game Studios) and

The Last of United States Part II (Naughty Pet & Sony Interactive Home Entertainment)

Exceptional Comics

“Empyre, Lords of Empyre: Emperor Hulkling, Empyre: Aftermath Avengers,” by Al Ewing, Dan Slott, Chip Zdarsky, Anthony Oliveira, Valerio Schiti, Manuel Garcia, Webcam Smith, Marte Gracia, Triona Farrell, Joe Caramagna, Ariana Maher, Travis Lanham (Marvel Comics)

Exceptional Range or Talk Program Episode

“Lilly Responds to Comments About Her Sexuality” A Little Late With Lilly Singh (NBC)

Exceptional TELEVISION Journalism Sector

“Dwyane Wade One-On-One: Basketball Legend Opens Up About Supporting Transgender Daughter” Great Early Morning America (ABC)

Exceptional TELEVISION Journalism — Long-Form

“ABC News Joe Biden Town Hall” (ABC)

Exceptional Print Post

“20 LGBTQ+ People Working to Save Lives on the Frontline” by Diane Anderson-Minshall, David Artavia, Tracy Gilchrist, Desiree Guerrero, Jeffrey Masters, Donald Padgett, and Daniel Reynolds (The Supporter)

Exceptional Publication General Protection


Exceptional Online Journalism Post

“Gay Men Speak Out After Being Turned Away from Donating Blood During Coronavirus Pandemic: ‘We are Turning Away Perfectly Healthy Donors'” by Tony Morrison and Joel Lyons (

Exceptional Online Journalism — Video or Multimedia

“Stop Killing Us: Black Transgender Women’s Lived Experiences” by Complex World (Complex News)

Exceptional Blog Site


Barbara Gittings Award for Quality in LGBTQ Media

Windy City Times

Unique Acknowledgment

“After Forever” (Amazon)

Due date’s New Hollywood Podcast

“Happiest Season” soundtrack (Facet/Warner Records)

“Noah’s Arc: The ‘Rona Chronicles” (Patrik Ian-Polk Home Entertainment)

“Out” (Pixar/Disney+)

“Razor Tongue” (YouTube)

“The Son” episode, “Little America” (Apple TELEVISION+)

Exceptional Spanish-Language Scripted Tv Series

“Veneno” (HBO Max)

Exceptional Spanish-Language TELEVISION Journalism

“La Hermana de Aleyda Ortiz Narra Cómo Salió del Clóset y Cómo se lo Comunicó a su Familia” Despierta América (Univision)

Exceptional Spanish-Language Online Journalism Post

“Desapareció en México, Solo se Hallaron sus Restos: La Historia de la Doctora María Elizabeth Montaño y su Importancia para la Comunidad Trans” por Albinson Linares y Marina E. Franco (

Exceptional Spanish-Language Online Journalism – Video or Multimedia

“Soy Trans: El Camino a un Nuevo Despertar” por Sarah Moreno, Esther Piccolino, y José Sepúlveda (El Nuevo Herald)

Unique Acknowledgment (Spanish-Language)

Jesse & Delight, “Love (Es Nuestro Idioma)”

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.