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 9th Annual Shorty Awards Best 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.

Nominees

#Pride2016
#Pride2016 is a content piece that Lenovo is especially proud of. As a global company, there was…
finalist
Best LGBTQ Community Engagement - ATTN:
ATTN: is an issues-driven media company. Our mission is to deliver engaging content to a mobile-fir…
finalist
audience honor
Carmilla Season 3
In September 2016, Smokebomb Entertainment/Shift2/U by Kotex teamed up once again to create Season …
Embrace your #DifficultPride! - GLOW, Hulu
Pride month, celebrating the LGBTQ community, culminates in New York City. "Difficult People", set …
finalist
Liberty Mutual Stands with the LGBTQ Community
The insurance category is crowded with mascots and off-beat humor. Liberty Mutual Insurance has his…
finalist
Restroom For All
In early 2016, the conversation about LGBTQ rights was at a peak. North Carolina's "HB2" law or "th…
winner
Sense8: Nomi’s Gift
In the summer of 2015, Netflix premiered Sense8, a character-driven sci-fi series from the Wachowsk…
Strut
Oxygen's Strut is a television show about the first all-transgender modeling agency, which is based…
finalist
gold honor
The Future of Hate - Stop HB757
In February 2016, Georgia legislators passed HB 757, a bill that legalized discrimination against…
finalist
gold honor
The Future of Hate — Stop HB757
In February 2016, Georgia legislators passed HB 757, a bill that legalized discrimination against …
The Prancing Elites Project Season 2 | Prancify Your Profile to Promote Equality
The social media plan for The Prancing Elites Project Season 2 leaned heavily on a pro-social initi…
W Hotels x Baron Von Fancy PRIDE Snapchat Filters
Create a stand-out sociable campaign as part of W Hotels ongoing support for The Human Rights Ca…