3rd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories

See below for official categories. The regular entry deadline is August 29th, 2018.

From the 1st Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best in Television

This award honors the efforts of television shows, series and specials to make the world a better place. This includes shows streamed on sites including Netflix, Hulu and Amazon.


Logo Trailblazer Honors
Logo's "Trailblazer Honors" is an annual televised LGBT civil rights event, which, this year was dedicated to the people of Orlando after the tragedy at Pulse Nightclub. The objective of the Trailblazer Honors is to celebrate trailblazing LGBT individuals and honor those who have laid the groundwork for LGBT rights.From the Stonewall Riots to th...
MTV's "White People"
As part of MTV's Emmy Award-winning "Look Different" anti-bias campaign, the network joined forces with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and filmmaker Jose Antonio Vargas to present White People, a first-of-its-kind documentary exploring race, whiteness, and how young white people perceive their racial identity in an increasingly multiracial Am...
Stand Up To Cancer 2016 #Reasons2StandUp Campaign
Friday, September 9th, the entertainment community, social media audiences and viewers across the U.S. and Canada came together for a common cause, to Stand Up To Cancer. For its fifth biennial telecast, more than 60 broadcast and streaming entities carried SU2C's show live. Our goal was to highlight ALL of our supporters by featuring their #Rea...
Stand with Malala
The National Geographic Channel wanted to drive viewership for their airing of He Named Me Malala and raise awareness for the Malala Fund organization and its cause – ensuring girls around the world have access to 12 years of education. To achieve this, we used a familiar symbol of academic achievement – the yearbook – to make an unthinkable glo...


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

The regular entry deadline for the shorty social good awards is august 29th, 2018