LGBTQ Nation has been nominated for a GLAAD Media Award in the “Outstanding Online Journalism – Video or Multimedia” category.
Other nominees in the category include ESPN, VICE News, and PBS.“For Ruth Ellis Center Staff, Helping LGBTQ Homeless Youth is Personal” a video story by Scott Gatz, John Halbach, Maria Tridas, and Emily Geraghty was given the honor.
The piece is narrated and hosted by actress Wanda Sykes.Related: Trans Jeopardy! champ Amy Schneider helped an 83-year-old man accept trans people“Media can create positive change and this year’s nominees represent powerful projects, stories, and creators that positively shifted culture and enlightened audiences with new and impactful LGBTQ stories,” said GLAAD President & CEO Sarah Kate Ellis. “There are more nominees this year than ever before, highlighting a growing landscape of LGBTQ visibility, and serving as a reminder to the critical role that film, television, music, journalism, and other forms of media can play in growing LGBTQ acceptance in the face of ongoing attacks against our community.”“I’m consistently in awe of the quality journalism produced by our team at LGBTQ Nation.