THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

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From the 14th Annual Shorty Awards LGBTQ Community Engagement

This award honors brands, organizations and institutions that use social media to effectively engage and collaborate with members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans* and queer communities.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

finalist
silver honor
#REALVOICESOFPRIDE
There are currently 72 countries where LGBTQIA+ people are discriminated against by law. In six of …
2021 LGBTQ State of the Union with Billy Porter
Our objective is to reflect on American governmental leadership at its highest level, examine how i…
finalist
Comedy Central's The Gag
While there are incredible queer comedians, creeators, and publications, we felt that there was a w…
Dear Evan Hansen x RuPaul's Drag Race - "Sincerely Me"
To surface the difficult themes and heartfelt tone of Universal Picture’s Dear Evan Hansen, our goa…
Oraquick: The Musical
Oraquick wanted to reach an LGBTQ audience with an educational spot about their product, the only a…
PRIDE 2021
For HBO Max’s Human By Orientation PRIDE 2021 campaign, we were dedicated to growing our presence o…
finalist
bronze honor
Painting Pride
The São Paulo Pride Parade has been one of the biggest events for the  LGBTQIAP+  community, standi…
winner
Please Don’t Buy Mixwell
Mixwell was founded on the idea that the world is a better place when you mix well—inclusivity is t…
Proudly Visible
A cornerstone of our work is amplifying diverse voices, especially within the LGBTQ+ community. Goi…
State Farm LGBTQ+ One Good Neighbor Campaign
The driving force behind this campaign was, and still is, brand authenticity. The LGBTQ+ Movement i…
finalist
Taking Up Space
For Pride 2021 FOLX Health encouraged LGBTQ+  people to literally take up space. Our campaign, Taki…
finalist
audience honor
Tinder Presents “Once Upon a Bi”
“When you don’t see older versions of yourself mirrored in the media that you’re consuming at a y…
Two Sentence Horror Stories X Human Rights Campaign - Trans Youth Anti-Bullying Conversation
The objective was to raise awareness and support for the transgender community, and specifically to…
finalist
VH1's LGBTQ Herstory Month
In recognition of LGBT History Month (October), the RuPaul’s Drag Race team gathered and photograph…
VH1's RuPaul’s Drag Race Social
RuPaul’s Drag Race is inherently LGBTQ. It is the queer version of main stream sports on television…
Veneno - Educating Through An Icon
Based on the memoir by Valeria Vegas “Not A Whore, Not A Saint: The Memories of La Veneno,” the sho…
gOD-Talk: A Black Millennials and Faith Special Edition Dinner Conversation--Dallas, TX
According to the 2020 Religious Landscape Survey by the Pew Research Center, American millennials—p…
finalist
bronze honor
“It’s a Sin” Time Capsule
We set out to engage the masses and build a passionate fandom for It’s A Sin while increasing visib…