This Year's GLAAD Media Award Winners Are...

By Peter SM RSS Thu, April 19, 2018

The GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) Media Awards took place on April 12 in Los Angeles and were broadcast on the LOGOtv network last night. The awards, now in their 29th year, honor the media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities and the issues that affect their lives.

This year's nominees were...

Special honorees included Britney Spears, who was honored with a Vanguard prize, and Jim Parsons with the Stephen F. Kolzak Award.

Other media-related categories included:

  • Outstanding Digital Journalism Article
  • Outstanding Blog
  • Outstanding Digital Journalism (Spanish-Language)
  • Outstanding Talk Show Episode
  • Outstanding TV Journalism - Newsmagazine
  • Outstanding TV Journalism Segment
  • Outstanding Newspaper Article
  • Outstanding Magazine Article
  • Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage
  • Outstanding Digital Journalism
  • Outstanding TV Journalism - Newsmagazine (Spanish-Language)
  • Outstanding TV Journalism - Segment (Spanish-Language)

Below you'll find the full list of nominees for books, film, and television, with the winners marked in red and linked out to our catalog (where applicable):

Outstanding Drama Series

This Is Us



The Handmaid's Tale





Star Trek: Discovery

Wynonna Earp

Outstanding Comedy Series

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

The Bold Type

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Modern Family

One Day at a Time

One Mississippi


Survivor's Remorse


Will & Grace


Outstanding Individual Episode (in a series without a regular LGBTQ character)

"Thanksgiving," Master of None

"Chapter 8," Legion

"Grace," Pure Genius

"Lady Cha Cha," Easy

"The Missionaries," Room 104







Outstanding Kids & Family Programming

Andi Mack

"Chosen Family" Danger & Eggs

"The Emergency Plan" Doc McStuffins

The Loud House

Steven Universe







Outstanding Film - Limited Release

A Fantastic Woman


God's Own Country


The Wound






Outstanding TV Movie or Limited Series

When We Rise

American Horror Story: Cult

Feud: Bette and Joan









Outstanding Comic Book

Black Panther: World of Wakanda by Roxane Gay, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Yona Harvey, Rembert Browne

America by Gabby Rivera

The Backstagers by James Tynion IV

Batwoman by Marguerite Bennett and James Tynion IV

Deadman: Dark Mansion of Forbidden Love by Sarah Vaughn

Goldie Vance by Hope Larson and Jackie Ball

Iceman by Sina Grace

Lumberjanes by Kat Leyh and Shannon Watters

Quantum Teens Are Go by Magdalene Visaggio

The Woods by James Tynion IV


Outstanding Daily Drama

The Bold and The Beautiful

Days of Our Lives

The Young & the Restless









Outstanding Scripted Television Series (Spanish-Language)

Las Chicas del Cable

La Doble Vida de Estela Carrillo










Outstanding Film - Wide Release

Battle of the Sexes

Call Me by Your Name

Lady Bird

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

The Shape of Water







Outstanding Documentary


Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric


"Real Boy" Independent Lens

This is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous







You can browse, place holds, and check out books and movies of this year's nominees and winners from our online catalog, as well as find additional LGBTQ+ resources via our Explore Topic!

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