29th GLAAD Media Awards

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29th GLAAD Media Awards

The 29th GLAAD Media Awards was the 2018 annual presentation of the GLAAD Media Awards, presented by GLAAD honoring the 2017 media season. The awards honor films, television shows, musicians and works of journalism that fairly and accurately represent the LGBT community and issues relevant to the community. GLAAD announced over 100 nominees in 21 English-language categories in January 2018.[1][2] Some of the awards were presented in Los Angeles on April 12, 2018 and the remaining awards were presented in New York City on May 5, 2018.[3]

Winners and nominees[edit]

Winners are presented in bold.

English-language categories[edit]

Award Nominees
Outstanding Comedy Series
Outstanding Drama Series
Outstanding Kids & Family Programming
Outstanding Individual Episode (in a series without a regular LGBT character)
Outstanding TV Movie or Limited Series
Outstanding Documentary
Outstanding Reality Program
Outstanding Daily Drama
Outstanding Blog
Outstanding Comic Book
Outstanding Music Artist
Outstanding Talk Show Episode
Outstanding Journalism Newsmagazine
Outstanding TV Journalism Segment
  • "Murders Raise Alarm for Transgender Community", NBC Nightly News
  • "The Abolitionists Face the Love Army", KAPP-KVEW Local News
  • "DJ Zeke Thomas Goes Public", Good Morning America
  • "Transgender Murders in Louisiana Part of Disturbing Trend", CBS Evening News
  • "Transgender Rights under Fire in Trump Era", AM Joy
Outstanding Newspaper Article
Outstanding Magazine Article
  • "Forbidden Lives: The Gay Men Who Fled Chechnya's Purge" by Masha Gessen, The New Yorker'
  • "America's Hidden H.I.V. Epidemic" by Linda Villarosa, The New York Times Magazine
  • "Beyond 'He' or 'She': The Changing Meaning of Gender and Sexuality" by Katy Steinmetz, Time
  • "Free Radical" by Nathan Heller, Vogue
  • "Trans, Teen, and Homeless" by Laura Rena Murray, Rolling Stone
Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage
Outstanding Digital Journalism Article
  • "Why Bisexual Men Are Still Fighting to Convince Us They Exist" by Samantha Allen, Splinter News
  • "The Ballad of Bobby Brooks, the First Gay Student-Body President of Texas A&M" by Lauren Larson, GQ.com
  • "For Those We Lost and Those Who Survived: The Pulse Massacre One Year Later" by James Michael Nichols, HuffPost Queer Voices
  • "I Am a Girl Now,' Sage Smith Wrote. Then She Went Missing." by Emma Eisenberg, Splinter News
  • "Meet the Transgender Student Who Fought Discrimination at His Maryland High School (and Won)" by Nico Lang, INTO
Outstanding Digital Journalism - Multimedia
  • "'This Is How We Win': Inside Danica Roem's Historic Victory" by Diana Tourjée, Broadly.Vice.com
  • "Former Patriots and Chiefs Tackle Ryan O'Callaghan Comes Out as Gay" by Cyd Zeigler, SB Nation
  • "Made to Model: Trans Beauty in Fashion", LogoTV.com
  • "Transgender Day of Remembrance" by Saeed Jones, BuzzFeed News
  • "US Travel Ban Leaves LGBT Refugees in Limbo" by Nina dos Santos, CNN.com
Special Recognition


  1. ^ "And the #glaadawards nominees are..." GLAAD. Retrieved 2018-04-13.
  2. ^ Chuba, Kirsten (January 19, 2018). "GLAAD Media Awards Nominees: Full List". Variety. Retrieved January 19, 2018.
  3. ^ Nordyke, Kimberly (May 5, 2018). "GLAAD Media Awards: 'Call Me By Your Name' Wins Best Film". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 6, 2018.