Send a tweet like this: I nominate @username for a Shorty Award in #category
because... [add reason here].
Some categories honor the best photos, videos or links, rather than people. For those
categories, use a URL instead of a Twitter name, like this: I nominate
http://instagram.com/example for a Shorty Award in #category because... [add reason
Be creative with the reason. A tweet without a reason for the nomination will not be
You can make up your own categories by changing the hashtag.
Certain categories have special rules or different ways of voting. Check each category page
GLAAD builds support for equality by amplifying the voice of the LGBT community and holding the media accountable for the words and images they present.
Interview with GLAAD
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Definitely. Twitter is now an important vehicle through which we call people to hold TV shows, movies and media outlets like CNN, FOX News and even local newspapers accountable for incorrect or offensive LGBT content. Together, we show Americans that offensive material about LGBT people is not tolerated- your tweets are helping advance equality!
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
What inspires you to tweet?
Envisioning a world where LGBT people are accepted and valued for who they are
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
#SpiritDay brought so many of you together to support LGBT youth. It was inspirational to see millions of people around the world showing their support by “going purple” online and in their cities and towns.