5th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories


The regular deadline is on Wednesday, August 26th, 2020.

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.

See previous winners and honorees here.
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Forward for 50 - Posters
In 2019, the Los Angeles LGBT Center became the first LGBT organization in the world to celebrate its 50thanniversary. To commemorate this momentous occasion, we created a poster campaign featuring photography from the last half-century, along with typography and a special logo that celebrates the relentless efforts of the community in the fight for equalit…
I'm Gay - Eugene Lee Yang
Eugene Lee Yang is a producer, writer, director and one of today’s most recognizable Asian-American performers. He recently made his directorial debut with his visual coming-out piece titled, I’m Gay, which Yang not only directed, but also wrote, choreographed and starred in as the lead actor and dancer. This extremely personal, artistic, and beautifully ci…
TURNNT
The objective of the campaign is to recruit trans women of color (TWOC) in New York City to join the TURNNT study. In order to do that, we had to break down barriers of distrust between the medical community and the trans community. The choice to feature TWOC front and center in our campaign was intentional for that reason. This was not a campaign of an org…
What's Love?
The Los Angeles LGBT Center wanted to raise awareness of their services to support families of LGBTQ+ youth on National Coming Out Day (October 11). Parents who need to hear our message are those struggling to accept their teen’s coming out. By demonstrating the impact a parent’s rejection has on their teen’s well-being we proved that they have the power to…

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entries are open for the shorty social good awards. the early deadline is on june 24th!