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 5th 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.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

Behind the Drag
For this series, we really wanted to create something that would highlight both big-name drag queen…
Dragged
Based around the founding principle that “drag is for everyone,” this series gives everyday people …
Forward for 50 - Posters
In 2019, the Los Angeles LGBT Center became the first LGBT organization in the world to celebrate i…
GLAAD's "Together in Pride: You are Not Alone"
GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy or…
finalist
Global Pride Crossing
Global Pride is a powerful statement of equality, dignity and acceptance. It is a moment to shut ou…
finalist
Google Pixel x Pride
Google Pixel is one of the best smartphones on the market, and over the years, has developed a loya…
Harry's Design with Pride
This year, mens care brand Harry’s debuted Design with Pride, a campaign to celebrate creative tale…
winner
Human By Orientation Pride Site
To the queer community, Pride month is an important time to gather, celebrate, and continue the pur…
I'm Gay - Eugene Lee Yang
Eugene Lee Yang is a producer, writer, director and one of today’s most recognizable Asian-American…
In The Know Next Gen: CJ Duron
The objective of this series was to highlight Millennial and Gen Z changemakers who are making amaz…
Legendary Ballroom Kits
We looked to drive awareness, buzz and tune-in across the LGBTQ+ and larger ball community to promo…
Marvel’s first-ever Latina writer speaks on what she brought to the table for character America Chav
This entry is one in a series of In The Know videos featuring the MAKERS conference, a three-day su…
National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health
LGBTQ youth are often overlooked in research, and difficult to survey, so critical data on LGBTQ yo…
OUTLOUD: Raising Voices
OUTLOUD: Raising Voices began as a live event concept to give a platform to up-and-coming LGBTQ+ mu…
finalist
People Have Periods
 “L. for every V” is more than a tagline. It is a promise to be a brand that all people with period…
Remember the Rainbow
Every child, regardless of their race, gender, wealth or birthplace, deserves to feel safe. Yet the…
TURNNT
The objective of the campaign is to recruit trans women of color (TWOC) in New York City to join th…
finalist
Trans Lifeline
To increase voter access for the LGBTQ community, MTV and Logo joined forces with Trans Lifeline to…
Uncommon Ground: House of Xtravaganza
We wanted to shine a spotlight on underrepresented subcultures through the lens of community and wh…
VH1's RuPaul’s Drag Race Out of the Closet S3
With the third season of RuPaul’s Drag Race’s Out of the Closet, the objective was to build on the …
VH1's RuPaul’s Drag Race S12 RuVeal
The main objective was to harness the uniquely interactive power of Twitter to create a memorable e…
We're Here WERQkits
We aimed to drive awareness and buzz among the LGBTQ+ community and allies to promote the premiere …
finalist
What's Love?
The Los Angeles LGBT Center wanted to raise awareness of their services to support families of LGBT…
Who We Are: FDA’s LGBT Public Health Campaign
The LGBT community faces many public health disparities, but one of the most pervasive issues doesn…