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31st Annual GLAAD Awards airs virtually; Lil Nas X, Dolly appear
2020-07-31

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The 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards aired virtually July 30.

Fortune Feimster and Gina Yashere co-hosted the event. Some celebrities who appeared were Lil Nas X, Dolly Parton, Dan Levy, Kandi Burruss, Cara Delevingne, Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein, Theo Germaine, Jennifer Garner, Demi Lovato, Rachel Maddow, Charli XCX, Peppermint, the cast of Pose, Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union, Lena Waithe, Olivia Wilde, Geena Rocero, Darryl Stephens, Ben Platt and Angelica Ross.

Some of the winners announced during the event included Pose ( Outstanding Drama Series, for the second consecutive year ), Schitt's Creek ( Outstanding Comedy Series ), Lil Nas X ( Outstanding Music Artist ), Parton ( who accepted the award for Outstanding Individual Episode ( in a series without a regular LGBTQ character ) for the Dolly Parton's Heartstrings episode "Two Doors Down" ), Maddow ( Outstanding TV Journalism Segment, for her one-on-one interview with Pete Buttigieg ) and Raquel Willis ( Outstanding Magazine Article, for her Out Magazine article "The Trans Obituaries Project" ). Journalists Karen Ocamb and Mark Segal were also awarded Special Recognition honors for their individual work, as well as the critical role that LGBTQ media play in driving LGBTQ acceptance forward.

Prior to the virtual ceremony, GLAAD announced the winners of the remaining GLAAD Media Awards categories on Twitter, which featured acceptance speeches from each of the award recipients. Said recipients included Stephen Colbert ( Outstanding Variety or Talk Show Episode ), El Corazon Nunca Se Equivoca's Aristemo ( Outstanding Spanish-Language Scripted Television Series ), Tales of the City author Armistead Maupin ( Outstanding Limited Series ), among others.

The ceremony is slated to air on Logo on Monday, Aug. 3.

For the full list of winners, visit GLAAD.org .


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