33rd GLAAD Media Awards
DateApril 2, 2022 (2022-04-02)
May 6, 2022 (2022-05-06)
LocationThe Beverly Hilton
(Beverly Hills, California)
New York Hilton Midtown
(New York, New York)
CountryUnited States
Hosted byBob the Drag Queen
Eureka O'Hara
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The 33rd GLAAD Media Awards is a 2022 annual presentation of the GLAAD Media Awards, presented by GLAAD honoring the 2021 media season. It was held on April 2, 2022 in Los Angeles[1] and was later held on May 6, 2022 in New York City. The awards honor films, television shows, video games, musicians and works of journalism that fairly, accurately and inclusively represent the LGBT community and issues relevant to the community. GLAAD announced the 198 nominees split across 28 categories on January 19, 2022 on TikTok.[2] For the first time since 2019, the winners were announced in an in-person ceremony.[3] Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Kacey Musgraves, Judith Light and Wilson Cruz received special recognition awards for their advocacy.[4][5]


The nominees were announced on GLAAD's TikTok page on January 19, 2022.[2]

Once announced, winners once will be listed first, highlighted in boldface, and indicated with a double dagger (‡).[6]



Outstanding Children's Programming
Outstanding Variety or Talk Show Episode


Outstanding TV Journalism Segment
  • "HIV/AIDS: 40 Years Later" – Today (NBC)
    • "Capehart Condemns Marjorie Taylor Greene's Transphobic Speech Against Equality Act" – The Sunday Show with Jonathan Capehart (MSNBC)
    • "Danica Roem to LGBTQ Americans: You Have to Care About Politics" – State of the Union (CNN)
    • "McBride On Anti-Trans Bills: 'This Is Legislative Bullying Plain & Simple'" – Stephanie Ruhle Reports (MSNBC)
    • "Valedictorian Says His Graduation Speech on Mental Health & LGBTQ Identity Was Cut Off" – GMA3: What You Need To Know (ABC)
Outstanding TV Journalism – Long-Form
Outstanding Print Article
  • "Lawmakers Can't Cite Local Examples of Trans Girls in Sports" by David Crary & Lindsay Whitehurst (The Associated Press)
    • "Billy Porter Breaks a 14-Year Silence: 'This Is What HIV-Positive Looks Like Now'" by Billy Porter, as told by Lacey Rose (The Hollywood Reporter)
    • "Books Probed by a Texas Lawmaker by Women, People of Color, LGBTQ Writers. They're Asking: 'Really?'" by Talia Richman & Corbett Smith (The Dallas Morning News)
    • "Bowen Yang is Defining Funny for a New Generation" by David Canfield (Entertainment Weekly)
    • "Diary of an ICE Detainee" by Yariel Valdes Gonzalez (Washington Blade)
    • "Elliot Page is Ready for This Moment" by Katy Steinmetz (TIME)
    • "The Hearts of Venezuela" by Taylor Hirschberg (Out)
    • "Inside the Sparkling, Rainbow-Filled World of JoJo Siwa" by Jason Sheeler (People)
    • "Keeping Trans Kids From Medicine Doesn't Make Them Disappear" by Jennifer Finney Boylan (The New York Times)
    • "The Year of the Black Queer Revolution" by Ernest Owens (Rolling Stone)
Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage
Outstanding Online Journalism Article
  • "'No Time For Intolerance:' Dr. Rachel Levine Has A Job To Do" by Dawn Ennis (Forbes.com)
    • "Across the South, a Trans Housing Movement Grows" by Raquel Willis (VOGUE.com)
    • "As Anti-Trans Violence Surges, Advocates Demand Policy Reform" by Jo Yurcaba (NBCNews.com)
    • "Let's Talk About (Queer) Sex: The Importance of LGBTQ-inclusive Sex Education in Schools" by David Oliver (USAToday.com)
    • "LGBT+ Afghans Fear Being Forgotten 100 Days Since Taliban Takeover" by Hugo Greenhalgh (Openlynews.com)
    • "Megan Rohrer, the Evangelical Lutheran Church's First Trans Bishop, Wants to Get Messy" by Nico Lang (them.us)
    • "No, DaBaby, HIV Will Not 'Make You Die in 2 to 3 weeks.' Here's the Truth." by David Artavia (Yahoo.com)
    • "T.J. Osborne is Ready to Tell His Story" by Sam Lansky (TIME.com)
    • "What I've Learned After Living with HIV in Secret for Years" by Tony Morrison (GoodMorningAmerica.com)
    • "The Word Missing From the Vast Majority of Anti-Trans Legislation? Transgender" by Orion Rummler & Kate Sosin (19thnews.org)
Outstanding Online Journalism – Video or Multimedia
  • "Transnational" [series] by Eva Reign, Alyza Enriquez, Freddy McConnell, Vivek Kemp, Courtney Brooks, Sarah Burke, Hendrik Hinzel, Alyza Enriquez, Dan Ming, Trey Strange, and Daisy Wardell (VICE News)
  • "+Talk: HIV & Faith" by Karl Schmid, Mike Spierer, Brent Zacky, and Victor Barreiro (Plus Life Media)
  • "Caretakers" [series] by Geena Rocero, Jon Mallow, Dan Greenberg, Sheena Alexis Suarez, Erin McIntyre, Chelsea Rugg, Shant Alexander, and Victoria Malabrigo (PBS.com)
  • "Covid Confessions: Drag Performers Share Their Experiences Working During The Pandemic" by Alec Fischer (Fischr Media)
  • "For Ruth Ellis Center Staff, Helping LGBTQ Homeless Youth is Personal" by Scott Gatz, John Halbach, Maria Tridas, and Emily Geraghty (LGBTQ Nation)
  • "How Queer Characters Have Evolved In Children's Animation" by Chris Snyder, Kyle Desiderio, Jess Chou, A.C. Fowler, Kuwilileni Hauwanga, Abbey White, and Kalai Chik (Insider)
  • "Legendary" [series] by Peppermint, Matt McDonough, Jennifer Tiexiera, Michael Seligman, Julia Hoff, Ryan Murray, Ximena Sanchez, and Tom Lofthouse (NowThis/Discovery+)
  • "Meet the Logo Legends: Brooklyn Trans Liberation" by Terron Moore, Sean Devaney, Sam Manzella, Christopher Rudolph, and Zachary O'Connor (Logo)
  • "The Power of Layshia Clarendon" by Katie Barnes, Jennifer Karson-Strauss, Andy Sharp, and Jennifer Holt (ESPN.com)
  • "Tyra Banks Interview: SI Swimsuit Cover Model Leyna Bloom" (Sports Illustrated Swimsuit)


Outstanding Broadway Production
Outstanding Blog

Spanish Language

Outstanding Spanish-Language Scripted Television Series
Outstanding Spanish-Language TV Journalism
Outstanding Spanish-Language Online Journalism Article
  • "Claudia: La Enfermera Trans que Lucha Contra el Covid en Ciudad Juárez" for Louisa Reynolds (Nexos)
  • "Somos Invisibles": La Discriminación y los Riesgos se Multiplican para los Indígenas LGBTQ+" for Albinson Linares (Telemundo)
  • "Anacaona Reyes: Visibiliza a la Comunidad Trans y Educa Desde el Capitolio" por Maricarmen Rivera (El Vocero)
  • "Ana Macho: Sobre Hacer Música Que Rebasa Límites" for Ronald Avila (El Nuevo Día)
  • "Ángel Cruz Aprendió a "Desaprender" los Credos Sociales" for José Karlo Pagán Negrón (Primera Hora)
  • "Así Viven la Menstruación los Hombres Trans" for Miriam Martínez (Vice)
  • "Casa Frida Rescata a Pareja Gay de Homofobia en Jamaica" for Edgar Ulises (Homosensual.com)
  • "En Casa con Kany García y Jocelyn Trochez" for Carole Joseph (People en Español)
  • "Oyuki, la Madre Trans de Seis Hijos que Rompe Prejuicios en México" for Eduard Ribas i Admetlla (EFE)
  • "Una Vida Transgénero: 'Es Momento de que nos Dejemos Ver'" for Marcos Billy Guzman (El Nuevo Día)
Outstanding Spanish-Language Online Journalism – Video or Multimedia
  • "Expulsados México: Cómo la Comunidad Transgénero se Unió para Ayudar a los Migrantes" for Patricia Clarembaux, Anna Clare Spelman, y Celemente Sánchez (Univision Noticias)
  • "Alexa: Su Vida y la Justicia que no llega a un Año de su Asesinato" for Marcos Billy Guzmán y Adlín González (El Nuevo Día)
  • "Marcha del Orgullo LGBTI: Día de Festejo, Pero También de Protesta" for Jair Cabrera Torres (La Jornada)
  • "Ser Mujer, ser Trans y ser Mapuche" for Natalia Barrera Francis, Paula Daibert, and Claudia Escobar (AJ+ Español)
  • "Vogue en el Paro Nacional y Transmilenio: ¿Qué hay detrás?" for Jahira Quintero, Pilar Cuartas Rodríguez, Laura Salomón, Dani Jara, Piisciiss, Nova and Axid (La Disidencia - El Espectador)

Special Recognition

Special Recognition
Special Recognition (Spanish-Language)


  1. ^ Miller, Corinne (April 3, 2022). "GLAAD Media Awards 2022 Winners: The Complete List". E! News. Retrieved April 3, 2022.
  2. ^ a b "GLAAD Announces Nominees For The 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards" (Press release). GLAAD. January 19, 2022.
  3. ^ Malkin, Marc (December 21, 2021). "GLAAD Media Awards Return as In-Person Events (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety.
  4. ^ "Judith Light, Wilson Cruz Honored at GLAAD Media Awards 2022". May 7, 2022.
  5. ^ "Kacey Musgraves to receive Vanguard Award at 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles, hosted by We're Here's Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka O'Hara, and Shangela; Andrew Garfield, JoJo Siwa, and more to attend". Glaad. March 8, 2022.
  6. ^ Aqulina, Tyler (April 3, 2022). "Hacks, Drag Race, and more honored at 2022 GLAAD Media Awards: See the full list of winners". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved April 3, 2022.