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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.

Peter Tatchell

About Peter Tatchell

Peter Tatchell has one of the most impressive political activist resumes around. He’s been fighting for human rights for 50 years, with no end in sight. He tells his 70K Twitter followers, “Don’t accept the world as it is. Dream of what the world could be - then help make it happen.” From protesting neo-Nazis in Moscow to attempting a citizen’s arrest of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, Peter’s protests, many of which specifically advocate for LGBTQ+ rights, have led to his arrest over 300 times. There is no obstacle too large, or consequence too severe, to stop Peter in his quest for a better, and more equal, tomorrow.

Peter Tatchell's best work on social

https://twitter.com/PeterTatchell/status/789861693044187136/photo/1 https://twitter.com/PeterTatchell/status/781937399404302337 https://twitter.com/PeterTatchell/status/749591168757948416 https://twitter.com/PeterTatchell/status/698892317634273280 https://twitter.com/PeterTatchell/status/788795697554399232

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.