The 34th GLAAD Media Awards a yearly event that recognizes excellence in LGBTQ+ media representation are quickly approaching. This year’s event is likely to be memorable, with nominees from film, television, journalism, and other fields. Here’s everything you need to know about the GLAAD Awards if you’re a lover of inclusive storytelling.
When, where and how to watch the 34th GLAAD Media Awards Live:
Viewers around the world can watch the action live on the following channels and here for free:
Live Broadcast: 34th GLAAD Media Awards Live
The 33rd annual GLAAD Media Awards will be streamed live on Thursday, April 7th at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. The performance will be streamed on GLAAD’s Facebook and YouTube pages.
Who Will Attend 34th GLAAD Media Awards:
The GLAAD Awards will be hosted by comedians Niecy Nash and Fortune Feimster, and a number of celebrities and LGBTQ+ activists will be in attendance. Special performances will also be given by singer-songwriter Ben Platt and drag queen Jinkx Monsoon at the occasion.
What You Can Expect from the 34th GLAAD Media Awards:
This year’s GLAAD Awards will recognize a diverse spectrum of LGBTQ+ representation in media, including groundbreaking programs such as “Pose” and “Schitt’s Creek,” as well as individual actors, journalists, and media outlets who have contributed to the advancement of LGBTQ+ rights and visibility.
In addition to recognizing excellence in media representation, the GLAAD Awards will spotlight the LGBTQ+ community’s continuing struggles, such as the fight for equal rights and protections.
“The past year has been a pivotal one for LGBTQ representation in the media,” says GLAAD President and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis, “with more LGBTQ characters on television than ever before and groundbreaking portrayals of transgender people and other underrepresented communities.” The GLAAD Awards help to elevate and amplify LGBTQ+ perspectives and stories while also inspiring future generations of creators and champions by celebrating these accomplishments.