BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 02: Honoree Demi Lovato attends the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on April 2, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for GLAAD)

The 2020 GLAAD Media Awards took place virtually this year due to COVID-19, but it was still a success. The event, which streamed on the GLAAD Facebook and YouTube page, was hosted by Fortune Feimster and Gina Yashere.

Many celebrities took part in the event, including Demi Lovato, Gabrielle Union, Dwayne Wade, Chloe x Halle, Cara Delevingne, Olivia Wilde, Sonya Deville, Lil Nas X, Dolly Parton, and Lena Waithe.

For anyone who missed it, winners and show highlights are below. The GLAAD Media Awards will also re-air on Logo on August 3.

Outstanding Film – Wide Release



Downton Abbey



Outstanding Film – Limited Release


Brittany Runs a Marathon

End of the Century

The Heiresses


Pain & Glory

Portrait of a Lady on Fire



This Is Not Berlin

Outstanding Documentary


Gay Chorus Deep South

Leitis in Waiting

State of Pride


Outstanding Drama Series




Killing Eve

The L Word: Generation Q

The Politician



Star Trek: Discovery


Outstanding Comedy Series

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Dear White People


One Day at a Time

The Other Two

Schitt’s Creek 

Sex Education



Work in Progress

Outstanding Individual Episode (in a series w/o a regular LGBTQ character)

“Love” Drunk History

“Murdered at a Bad Address” Law & Order: SVU

“Spontaneous Combustion” Easy

“This Extraordinary Being” Watchmen

“Two Doors Down” Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings

Outstanding TV Movie

Deadwood: The Movie

Let It Snow

Rent: Live

Transparent: Musicale Finale

Trapped: The Alex Cooper Story

Outstanding Limited Series

Mrs. Fletcher

The Red Line

Tales of the City

When They See Us

Years & Years

Outstanding Kids & Family Programming

Andi Mack

The Bravest Knight (Tie)

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series (Tie)

The Loud House

Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone Arthur

Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power

Steven Universe: The Movie

“A Tale of Two Nellas” Nella the Princess Knight

Twelve Forever

Outstanding Reality Program

Are You the One?

Bachelor in Paradise

I Am Jazz

Queer Eye

RuPaul’s Drag Race

Outstanding Music Artist

Adam Lambert, Velvet: Side A

Brittany Howard, Jaime

Kevin Abstract, ARIZONA BABY

Kim Petras, Clarity

King Princess, Cheap Queen

Lil Nas X, 7

Melissa Etheridge, The Medicine Show

Mika, My Name Is Michael Holbrook

Tegan and Sara, Hey, I’m Just Like You

Young M.A, Herstory in the Making

Outstanding Comic Book

The Avant-Guards, written by Carly Usdin

Bloom, written by Kevin Panetta

Crowded, written by Christopher Sebela

Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass, written by Mariko Tamaki

Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me, written by Mariko Tamaki

Liebestrasse, written by Greg Lockard

Lumberjanes, written by Shannon Watters, Kat Leyh

Runaways, written by Rainbow Rowell

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra, written by Simon Spurrier 

The Wicked + Divine, written by Kieron Gillen

Outstanding Video Game

Apex Legends

Borderlands 3

The Outer Worlds 


The Walking Dead: The Final Season

Outstanding Broadway Production

Choir Boy, by Tarell Alvin McCraney

The Inheritance, by Matthew Lopez

Jagged Little Pill, book by Diablo Cody, lyrics by Alanis Morissette, music by Alanis Morissette, Glen Ballard

Slave Play, by Jeremy O. Harris

What the Constitution Means to Me, by Heidi Schreck

Outstanding Variety or Talk Show Episode

“Billy Porter Serves Cataract Realness, Fashion, and Tonys” The View

“Ellen Meets Inspiring Mormon Valedictorian” The Ellen Show

“Jacob Tobia – Promoting a ‘Gender-Chill’ Exploration of Identity with ‘Sissy'” The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

“Jonathan Van Ness: Honey, She’s An Onion With All Sorts of Layers” The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

“Lilly Is Struggling to Date Women” A Little Late with Lilly Singh

Outstanding TV Journalism – News Magazine

“ABC News Pride Day”

“All Her Sons” CBS Sunday Morning

“Am I Next? Gay and Targeted in Chechnya” Nightline

“Am I Next? Trans and Targeted” Nightline

“Rainbow Railroad” 60 Minutes

Outstanding TV Journalism Segment

“Black and Trans in Texas” Vice News Tonight

“Don Lemon to Kevin Hart: Walking away right now is your choice” CNN Tonight with Don Lemon

“L.G.B.T.Q. Community Finds ‘Sense of Home’ in the Bronx” by Rick Rojas

“Military Reports No Discharges Under Trans Ban — But Advocates Have Doubts” by Chris Johnson

“Nearly 4 Million LGBTQ People Live in Rural America, and ‘Everything is not bias and awful'” by Susan Miller

“Texas Leads the Nation in Transgender Murders. After the Latest Attack, the Dallas Trans Community Asks Why” by Lauren McGaughy

“Trump Pledged to End the HIV Epidemic. San Francisco Could Get There First” by Maria L. La Ganga

“Laverne Cox: We exist, we deserve human rights” Up with David Gura

“One-on-One with Mayor Pete Buttigieg” The Rachel Maddow Show 

“Ryan Russell Reveals His Truth” ESPN

Outstanding Magazine Article

“2019 Sportsperson of the Year: Megan Rapinoe” by Jenny Vrentas (Sports Illustrated)

“In Her Element: Geena Rocero” by Geena Rocero (Playboy)

“Indya Moore Just Wants to Be Free” by Jada Yuan (ELLE)

“Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s Unlikely, Untested, Unprecedented Presidential Campaign” by Charlotte Alter (TIME)

“The Trans Obituaries Project” by Raquel Willis (OUT)

Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage



Entertainment Weekly



Outstanding Digital Journalism Article

“Finding the Truth About Transgender Athletes in Women’s Sports” [series] by Cyd Zeigler, Dawn Ennis (

“How a New Class of Trans Male Actors Are Changing the Face of Television” by Trish Bendix (

“‘This time is real’: Taiwan Counts Down to Asia’s First Same-Sex Weddings” by Beh Lih Yi (

“Trump Administration to LGBT Couples: Your ‘Out of Wedlock’ Kids Aren’t Citizens” by Scott Bixby (

“When Transgender Travelers Walk Into Scanners, Invasive Searches Sometimes Wait on the Other Side” by Lucas Waldron, Brenda Medina (

Outstanding Digital Journalism – Video or Multimedia

“Between Two Homes: The LGBTQ+ Refugees America Left Behind” by Judah Robinson (NowThis)

“LGBTQ+ Community Debates the Meaning of ‘Queer,’ Military Bans, & More” by Arielle Duhaime-Ross (VICE)

“The Life Threatening Dangers Of Gay Conversion Therapy” by Grace Baldridge (Refinery29)

“Sound On: Community, Representation and Identity” by Terron Moore and Rakhee Jethwa (MTV News)

“Stonewall 50: The Revolution” produced by Sekiya Dorsett, Brooke Sopelsa, Elizabeth Kuhr, Shahrzad Elghanayan, Wesley Oliver, Tim Fitzsimmons (NBC OUT and Nightly Films)

Outstanding Blog

Gays with Kids


My Fabulous Disease

Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents


Special Recognition

Special (Netflix)

Karen Ocamb, news editor, Los Angeles Blade

Mark Segal, founder and publisher, Philadelphia Gay News