10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The 10th Annual Shorty Awards will be held April 15th, 2018 in NYC. See below for official categories.

Brands & Organizations

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

From the 8th Annual Shorty Awards

Janet Mock

Winner in Activism

About Janet Mock

Author, public speaker, and longtime editor for, Janet Mock came out as trans in a Marie Claire article in 2011, and has turned the internet into a safer space for trans women. When Caitlin Jenner’s Vanity Fair cover came out, Janet was inundated by media requests and used her social media platform to educate and present an intersectional discussion about race, gender, and class. In 2015, Janet recorded a video for Oprah’s Super Soul Sundays series, talking about her bestselling memoir Redefining Realness and the #GirlsLikeUs hashtag she started online to connect the trans community, as well as her user-submitted story-sharing Tumblr, I AM #RedefiningRealness.

Janet Mock's best work on social

About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, YouNow,, and the rest of the social web.

The 10th annual shorty awards will be held april 15th, 2018 in new york city


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