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9th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

All finalists have been announced, stay tuned for more updates about the 9th Annual Shorty Awards on April 23, 2017

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.

Kat Blaque

Finalist in LGBTQ+ YouTube Channel

About Kat Blaque

A contributor to Everyday Feminism, the Huffington Post, and PRIDE: feminist activist, illustrator and speaker Kat Blaque takes to YouTube to break down the gender and race dynamics prevalent in today's society. Her channel features a wide variety of content including "WHY RACHEL DOLEZAL ISN'T CAITLYN JENNER" to an LGBT interview series entitled Intersect as well as to a wealth of resources on women's issues and race issues. In her weekly video series True Tea, Kat openly answers questions from her 115K subscribers that range from “IS RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE RACIST?” to “HOW CAN I READ HISTORY THAT ISN'T WHITEWASHED” and beyond.

Kat Blaque's best work on social

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQYqDDPQf08 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yw_RQxNM0Kk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gZEsCWWskbY&t https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofqaBpOAlVY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3dQv7WSef1M

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, Musical.ly, Vine and the rest of the social web.

The 9th Annual Shorty Awards were held April 23, 2017 in NYC and streamed to the public.