Home #Hwoodtimes 33rd ANNUAL GLAAD MEDIA AWARDS 



Saturday, April 2, 2022 at the Beverly Hilton 



WHO:                   GLAAD President & CEO Sarah Kate Ellis, Hosts Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka O’Hara, and D.J. “Shangela” Pierce, Stephen F. Kolzak Award Recipient Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Vanguard Award Recipient Kacey Musgraves along with special guests and presenters including: Alycia Pascual-Peña, Andrew Garfield, Amy Schneider, ALOK, Auli’i Cravalho, Belmont Cameli, Ben Platt, Bobby Berk, Carl Clemons-Hopkins, Chloe Zhao, Cynthia Erivo, Delilah Belle Hamilton, Dexter Darden,  Frankie Grande, Gigi Gorgeous Getty, Haaz Sleiman, Hannah Einbinder, Haskiri Velazquez, Isis King, Jake Borelli, Jake Wesley Rogers, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Javicia Leslie, Jazz Jennings, Jean Smart, Jenna Johnson, John Cameron Mitchell, Johnny Sibilly, JoJo Siwa, Jonathan Bennett, Kat Graham, Law Roach, Lena Waithe, Leo Sheng, Lisa Rinna, Liv Hewson, Mark Indelicato, Meredith Marks, Michael Urie, Mira Sorvino, Mitchell Hoog, Nicole Maines, Nicky Champa & Pierre Boo,  Nico Santos, Paris Jackson, Paul W. Downs, Peppermint, Poppy Liu, Rafael, Ronen Rubinstein, Troye Sivan, Val Chmerkovskiy, Zeke Smith, the casts of RuPaul’s Drag Race and Saved by the Bell and many more!


WHAT:                  The 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards honor media for fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of LGBTQ people and issues. Since its inception in 1990, the GLAAD Media Awards have grown to be the most visible annual LGBTQ awards show in the world, sending powerful messages of acceptance to audiences globally.

Events will be held in Los Angeles on Saturday, April 2nd and continue in New York at the Hilton Midtown on Friday, May 6, 2022

The 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards are presented by Gilead Sciences, Inc., Hyundai, and Ketel One Family Made Vodka. Delta Air Lines is a Major Sponsor of the events, Sony Music Group is an Official Sponsor, and Comcast NBCUniversal Telemundo is a Titanium Sponsor. For a full list of nominees, please visit:


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