THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

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

Special Project

Special Project NEW!

From the 3rd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best in LGBTQ+

This award honors a program, project, or initiative fighting discrimination of persons based on their sexual orientation or gender identity and advocating for equal rights and acceptance.

Nominees

#Whydon'tyou
There is no doubt that we Indians are by nature philanthropic but when it comes to Blood Donation, …
finalist
Benefit Cosmetics Celebrates LGBTQ+ Prom in Los Angeles
Prom is perhaps the most iconic celebration of a teen's high school career, honoring the accomplis…
finalist
BuzzFeed's Queer Prom
For many LGBTQ+ high school students, the anxiety of attending their own prom can ruin an experien…
Delta Air Lines Celebrates Pride
Delta's longstanding commitment to the LGBTQ community is a point of pride shared throughout the or…
F*ck w/out Fear
The HIV/AIDS crisis is not over.Infection rates among young gay/bisexual men and transgender women …
finalist
Grindr Launches HIV Testing Reminders to Help Users Get Tested Regularly
The global HIV epidemic impacts gay, bi, and trans people in every country on earth. As the world's…
Harry’s Shave with Pride
At Harry's, we celebrate individuality because we believe the future is brighter when each of us ha…
Love, Me | Video Series from This Free Life
This Free Life is the first-ever national tobacco-prevention effort targeting LGBT young adults age…
finalist
Love, Simon
To mark the March 2018 release of Twentieth Century Fox's "Love, Simon," a heartfelt coming-of-age …
finalist
L’Oréal USA: Signs of Pride
The goal: To celebrate the LGBTQ+ community, inside and outside of L'Oréal, and leave people feelin…
Out at the House: The Story of the Sydney Opera House Mardi Gras Float
We set out to produce an inspiring video piece that shone a spotlight on the Sydney Opera House's L…
Pen Your Pride
Ben & Jerry's wanted to find ways to authentically communicate their progressive values to new a…
Transgender Military Service Members at the VMAs
Just days after President Trump directed the Pentagon to move forward with a proposal to ban transg…
Tyler Oakley
Tyler works tirelessly to highlight the struggles and triumphs of marginalized people. His efforts …
winner
Universal Love
Love is universal; shouldn't love songs be too?We created Universal Love, a music album that reimag…