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GLAAD Media Awards held; Christina Aguilera, Bad Bunny, 'Bros' among honorees
2023-04-01

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On March 30 at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, GLAAD announced recipients for 15 of this year's 33 categories for the 34th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, per a press release.

Christina Aguilera received the Advocate for Change Award, introduced by Club Q shooting survivor Michael Anderson; Bad Bunny received the Vanguard Award, presented by Ricky Martin; and Jeremy Pope received the Stephen F. Kolzak Award presented by Gabrielle Union at the star-studded ceremony.

Emmy- and Grammy-nominated comedian/actress Margaret Cho hosted the event, which featured special performances from FLETCHER and Orville Peck.

To open this year's show, queer icon Jennifer Coolidge (The White Lotus) opened the show with a surprise appearance to share her love and appreciation for the LGBTQ+ community.

Hulu will be the official streaming partner for the 34th Annual GLAAD Media Awards—the third consecutive year that Hulu has shared the ceremony on its platform. The GLAAD Media Awards premieres on Hulu on Wed., April 12.

GLAAD presented the following awards from six categories onstage:

—A League Of Their Own received the award for Outstanding New TV Series, presented by Joel Kim Booster and Ts Madison;

—What We Do In The Shadows received the award for Outstanding Comedy Series, presented by Raven-Symone and Isis King;

—9-1-1 Lone Star received the award for Outstanding Drama Series, presented by Sarah Michelle Gellar;

—Bros received the award for Outstanding Film - Wide Release, presented by Margaret Cho and GLAAD Board Chair Liz Jenkins;

—Framing Agnes received the award for Outstanding Documentary, presented by Vanessa Williams and Michelle Visage; and

—FLETCHER received the award for Outstanding Music Artist, presented by Lance Bass and Trace Lysette.

During the ceremony, GLAAD also announced the winners of select GLAAD Media Awards categories off-stage and on social media. The full list of announced winners thus far can be found below:

—Outstanding New TV Series: A League of Their Own (Prime Video)

—Outstanding Comedy Series: What We Do in The Shadows (FX)

—Outstanding Film - Wide Release: Bros (Universal Pictures)

—Outstanding Documentary: Framing Agnes (Kino Lorber)

—Outstanding Film - Limited Release: The Inspection (A24)

—Outstanding Music Artist: FLETCHER, Girl of My Dreams (Capitol Records)

—Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series: The White Lotus (HBO MAX)

—Outstanding Comic Book: Poison Ivy, by G. Willow Wilson, Marcio Takara, Atagun Ilhan, Brian Level, Stefano Gaudiano, Jay Leisten, Arif Prianto, Ivan Plascencia, Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou (DC Comics)

—Outstanding Original Graphic Novel/Anthology: Young Men in Love (A Wave Blue World)

—Outstanding Children's Programming: "Adoptasaurus Rex" Dino Ranch (Disney Junior)

—Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage: The Advocate

—Outstanding Spanish-Language Scripted Television Series: Los Espookys (HBO)

—Outstanding Spanish-Language TV Journalism: "Vico Ortiz" Primer Impacto (Univision)

—Barbara Gittings Award for Excellence in LGBTQ Media: Los Angeles Blade and Washington Blade

—Special Recognition: Alejandra Caraballo

—Special Recognition: Drag Story Hour

—Special Recognition: Rothaniel (HBO)

—Special Recognition: #Letters4TransKids

—Special Recognition: The Lesbian Bar Project

—Special Recognition (Spanish-Language): "En Sus Palabras" (Univision)

Remaining winners for select categories will be announced at GLAAD's New York Ceremony on Saturday, May 13.


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