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Welcome to the PinkNews Awards 2020!

The PinkNews Awards will honour our 2020 heroes, and celebrate moments of unprecedented LGBT+ achievements, as well as PinkNews’ 15th birthday. Join your favourite celebrities, politicians, activists and influencers in celebration of the LGBT+ community.

The winners will be published on the website and on social media between 2nd — 4th December.

Be sure to check out our charity fundraiser in aid of

Black LGBTQIA+ Therapy Fund, Kaleidoscope Trust and Mermaids.

The PinkNews Awards is in association with

Award nominees

NEW: Young Adult Book of the Year

  • Clap When You Land
  • I Wish You All The Best
  • Middle School's a Drag, You Better Werk!
  • Wonderland
  • You Should See Me in a Crown

Amazon and Just Like Us

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Broadcast/ Documentary

  • Disclosure, Netflix
  • Our Baby, A Modern Miracle, Channel 4
  • Welcome to Chechnya
  • Two Twos
  • Food 4 Thot
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Influencer of the Year

  • Matt & Omar
  • Monty & Sebb
  • Makeuupbyjack
  • Florence Given
  • Team2Moms
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Television

  • RuPaul's Drag Race UK, BBC
  • Dancing on Ice, ITV
  • Hollyoaks, Channel 4
  • The Politician, Netflix
  • Schitt's Creek, CBC
  • Sex Education, Netflix
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Politician of the Year

  • Mhairi Black
  • Nadia Whittome
  • Crispin Blunt
  • Layla Moran
  • Michael Cashman
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Advertising Campaign

  • Starbucks
  • Durex
  • HSBC
  • Global Pride Crossing
  • Deliveroo
  • Calvin Klein
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Film of the Year

  • Dating Amber
  • Stage Mother
  • The Half of It
  • The Boys in the Band
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
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Role Model

  • Al Skilton
  • Annie Newman
  • Brishan Turner
  • Jessica Blackler
  • Matt Brown
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Business Equality

  • Boston Consulting Group
  • Gilead Sciences
  • Herbert Smith Freehills
  • Latham & Watkins
  • Simmons & Simmons
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Public Sector Equality

  • De Montfort University
  • Intellectual Property Office
  • Nottingham City Council
  • Rhondda Cynon Taf Council
  • The University of Manchester
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Community Group

  • akt
  • Bi Pride UK
  • Courageous Leaders
  • LGBT Foundation
  • Mermaids
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Third Sector Equality

  • Marie Curie
  • St Mungo's
  • Victim Support
  • Wellcome Trust
  • Young Vic
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The Uber Eats LGBT+ Friend of the Year Award

We’ve partnered with Uber Eats to introduce a brand new award to this year’s PinkNews Awards!

Do you have an LGBT+ friend who’s an inspiration to you? Someone who goes above and beyond in everything they do? Why not nominate them for the Uber Eats LGBT+ Friend of the Year Award for a chance to win one of our top prizes. Every entry also gets a £10 Uber Eats voucher.

Read more about the award here and nominate your LGBT+ friend now!

Please make sure to ask your friend before nominating them. Terms and conditions apply.

Judges

Alexander Leon

he/him

Writer and campaigner

Char Bailey

she/her

Professional coach

Ruby Rare

she/her

Author and sex educator

Stephan Kyriacou

he/him

Production and Editorial Assistant, PinkNews

Geff Parsons

he/him

Managing Director, Macquarie

Amy Ashenden

she/her

Head of Comms and Media, Just Like Us

Daisy Reeves

she/her

Partner, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

PinkNews Awards is raising vital funds for

With special thanks to our partners

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