‘Schitt’s Creek,’ Sam Smith Win GLAAD Media Awards

For the second 12 months in a row, “Schitt’s Creek” gained for excellent comedy collection on the thirty second Annual GLAAD Media Awards. Writer-star-executive producer Dan Levy accepted the prize on behalf of the collection.

“When we got down to make ‘Schitt’s Creek,’ we merely wished to inform humorous and hopefully significant tales about private development, love, empowerment and bebe crows,” Levy stated in his acceptance speech. “We had no thought how that city would change into such a secure area for our viewers as properly. But in actuality, there’s nonetheless a lot work that must be carried out, and I can not thank GLAAD sufficient for his or her relentless pursuit of attempting to make sure that we will sooner or later dwell in a world the place our group feels that very same form of assist.”

Niecy Nash hosted the digital ceremony, which aired on GLAAD’s YouTube channel. The occasion may even stream on Hulu starting at 10 p.m. and can embody an unique efficiency from Sabrina Carpenter, along with the characteristic performances from Chika, Rebecca Black and Nash’s spouse Jessica Betts.

Other winners included Sam Smith (excellent music artist), “Happiest Season” (excellent movie – large launch) and “The Boys within the Band” (excellent movie – restricted launch). “Disclosure,” which was shut out by the Academy Awards, gained for excellent documentary. The Netflix movie chronicles Hollywood’s depiction of transgender individuals and its affect on American tradition. The win comes simply days after Arkansas grew to become the primary state to ban medical therapy for transgender minors.

“We are on the lookout for individuals to maneuver past acceptance to radical acceptance, to radical self-love,” Laverne Cox stated when accepting the award. “To the trans youth watching proper now, we would like you to know that you simply’re anointed, that regardless of all the assaults that is likely to be occurring in opposition to you, you might be divine. You need to be. You are right here for a motive. You should survive to meet that divine function. I really like you!”

The “Glee” cast additionally reunited for a particular tribute to the legacy of Santana Lopez, performed by the late Naya Rivera. Demi Lovato’s introduction captured her significance.

“Santana Lopez was groundbreaking for closeted, queer ladies like I used to be on the time,” Lovato stated, referring to her time on “Glee” as Dani, Santana’s girlfriend. “Her ambition and accomplishments impressed Latina ladies everywhere in the world.”

See the complete record of winners beneath.

Outstanding Film – Wide Release: “Happiest Season” (Hulu/TriStar Pictures)

Outstanding Film – Limited Release: “The Boys within the Band” (Netflix)

Outstanding Documentary: “Disclosure” (Netflix)

Outstanding Comedy Series: “Schitt’s Creek” (Pop)

Outstanding Drama Series: “Star Trek: Discovery” (CBS All Access)

Outstanding TV Movie: “Uncle Frank” (Amazon Studios)

Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series: “I May Destroy You” (HBO)

Outstanding Reality Program: “We’re Here” (HBO)

Outstanding Children’s Programming: “The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo” (HBO Max)

Outstanding Kids & Family Programming [TIE]: “First Day” (Hulu) and “She-Ra & The Princesses of Power” (DreamWorks Animation/Netflix)

Outstanding Music Artist: Sam Smith, “Love Goes” (Capitol)

Outstanding Breakthrough Music Artist: CHIKA, “Industry Games” (Warner Records)

Outstanding Video Game [TIE]: “Tell Me Why” (DONTNOD Entertainment & Xbox Game Studios) and “The Last of Us Part II” (Naughty Dog & Sony Interactive Entertainment)

Outstanding Comic Book: “Empyre,” “Lords of Empyre: Emperor Hulkling,” “Empyre: Aftermath Avengers,” by Al Ewing, Dan Slott, Chip Zdarsky, Anthony Oliveira, Valerio Schiti, Manuel Garcia, Cam Smith, Marte Gracia, Triona Farrell, Joe Caramagna, Ariana Maher, Travis Lanham (Marvel Comics)

Outstanding Variety or Talk Show Episode: “Lilly Responds to Comments About Her Sexuality”- “A Little Late With Lilly Singh” (NBC)

Outstanding TV Journalism Segment: “Dwyane Wade One-On-One: Basketball Legend Opens Up About Supporting Transgender Daughter”- “Good Morning America” (ABC)

Outstanding TV Journalism – Long-Form: “ABC News Joe Biden Town Hall” (ABC)

Outstanding Print Article: “20 LGBTQ+ People Working to Save Lives on the Frontline” by Diane Anderson-Minshall, David Artavia, Tracy Gilchrist, Desiree Guerrero, Jeffrey Masters, Donald Padgett, and Daniel Reynolds (The Advocate)

Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage: People

Outstanding Online Journalism Article: “Gay Men Speak Out After Being Turned Away from Donating Blood During Coronavirus Pandemic: ‘We are Turning Away Perfectly Healthy Donors'” by Tony Morrison and Joel Lyons (GoodMorningAmerica.com)

Outstanding Online Journalism – Video or Multimedia: “Stop Killing Us: Black Transgender Women’s Lived Experiences” by Complex World (Complex News)

Outstanding Blog: TransGriot

Barbara Gittings Award for Excellence in LGBTQ Media: Windy City Times

Special Recognition: “After Forever” (Amazon)

Special Recognition: Deadline’s “New Hollywood” Podcast

Special Recognition: “Happiest Season Soundtrack” (Facet/Warner Records)

Special Recognition: “Noah’s Arc: The ‘Rona Chronicles” (Patrik Ian-Polk Entertainment)

Special Recognition: “Out” (Pixar/Disney+)

Special Recognition: “Razor Tongue” (YouTube)

Special Recognition: “The Son” Little America (Apple TV+)

Outstanding Spanish-Language Scripted Television Series: “Veneno” (HBO Max)

Outstanding Spanish-Language TV Journalism: “La Hermana de Aleyda Ortiz Narra Cómo Salió del Clóset y Cómo se lo Comunicó a su Familia” Despierta América (Univision)

Outstanding Spanish-Language Online Journalism Article: “Desapareció en México, Solo se Hallaron sus Restos: La Historia de la Doctora María Elizabeth Montaño y su Importancia para la Comunidad Trans” por Albinson Linares y Marina E. Franco (Telemundo.com)

Outstanding Spanish-Language Online Journalism – Video or Multimedia: “Soy Trans: El Camino a un Nuevo Despertar” por Sarah Moreno, Esther Piccolino, y José Sepúlveda (El Nuevo Herald)

Special Recognition (Spanish-Language): Jesse & Joy, “Love (Es Nuestro Idioma)”

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