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The 28th GLAAD Media Awards was the 2017 annual presentation of the GLAAD Media Awards, presented by GLAAD honoring the 2016 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 115 nominees in 21 English-language categories and 41 Spanish-language nominees in 11 categories on January 31, 2017.[1] The awards were presented at ceremonies in Los Angeles on April 1, 2017[2] and New York on May 6, 2017.[3]

30th GLAAD Media Awards
DateApril 1, 2017 (2017-04-01)
May 6, 2017 (2017-05-06)

Winners and nomineesEdit

Winners are presented in bold.

English-language categoriesEdit

Award Nominees
Outstanding Film - Wide Release
Outstanding Film - Limited Release
Outstanding Comedy Series
Outstanding Drama Series
Outstanding Individual Episode (in a series without a regular LGBT character)
Outstanding TV Movie or Limited Series
Outstanding Documentary
Outstanding Reality Program
Outstanding Music Artist
Outstanding Comic Book
Outstanding Daily Drama
Outstanding Talk Show Episode
Outstanding Journalism Newsmagazine
Outstanding Journalism Segment
Outstanding Newspaper Article
Outstanding Magazine Article
Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage
Outstanding Digital Journalism Article
  • "After the Orlando Shooting, the Changed Lives of Gay Latinos" by Daniel Wenger
  • "105 Trans Women On American TV: A History and Analysis" by Riese Bernard
  • "The Methodist Church May Split Over LGBT Issues. Meet the Lesbian Bishop Caught in the Middle" by Becca Andrews
  • "These are the Queer Refugees Australia has Locked Up on a Remote Pacific Island" by J. Lester Feder
  • "The Uncertain Olympic Future for Trans and Intersex Athletes" by Diana Tourjee
Outstanding Digital Journalism - Multimedia
Outstanding Blog
Special Recognition


  1. ^ "GLAAD announces nominees for 28th annual GLAAD Media Awards". LGBT Weekly. Archived from the original on 2017-02-01. Retrieved 2016-02-07.
  2. ^ "GLAAD Awards 2017: The Complete List of Winners". etonline. Retrieved 2017-07-06.
  3. ^ "GLAAD Awards 2017: The Complete List of Winners". Variety. Retrieved 2017-07-06.