Gay Times Honours: Check out the LGBTQ activists, celebs and allies shortlisted this year!

Stars including Harry Styles, Lady Gaga, Courtney Act and more to be honoured 

 

Aussie pop prince Troye Sivan, Harry Styles, The Bi Life’s Courtney Act, musician MNEK and British Vogue editor Edward Enninful are among the celebs who have made the shortlist for this year’s Gay Times Honours.

 

The flagship event from Gay Times will take place in Liverpool on 8 November and will pay tribute to leading LGBTQ personalities and organisations.

 

 

Among the nominees is British Vogue editor Edward Enninful who has been shortlisted in the Entrepreneurship category, while Australian drag queen and personality Courtney Act has been nominated for the Media accolade.

 

Voices outside of the community who advocate for LGBTQ issues are vital for helping the community’s fight towards true equality.

 

With that in mind, Harry Styles, Brockhampton, Cupcakke, The 1975 frontman Matty Healy, and Lady Gaga have all been nominated for the Gay Times Honour for LGBTQ Advocate for using their platforms to champion LGBTQ people and raise awareness of LGBTQ issues in the last year.

 

Honourees will be recognised through specially commissioned paintings which will be unveiled in-front of an esteemed crowd on the night.

 

A full list of those nominated for the Gay Times Honours is listed below.

 

“Everyone on the shortlist should be immensely proud of the positive impact they’ve had on the lives of LGBTQ people,” Gay Times owner, James Frost, commented.

 

“The Gay Times Honours are unique because they recognise people and organisations from across public life who have blazed a trail for the LGBTQ community as well as the individuals and organisations who have worked hard to advance LGBTQ rights.

 

“We’re incredibly excited about the forthcoming ceremony and welcoming all of those on the shortlist to celebrate and reflect just how far we have come as a community.”

 

Established in 1984, Gay Times is Europe’s longest running LGBTQ magazine.

 

In 2017, the publication embarked on a significant rebrand with a commitment to amplifying queer voices from all over the globe.

 

Community Champions Honour 

LGBT History Month

Albert Kennedy

Trust UK

Black Pride

Nicki Davies

 

Government and Policy Honour 

Shahmir Sanni

Vicky Beeching

Lily Madigan

 

Art and Culture Honour 

Eivind Hansen

Sadie Sinner

Kate O’Donnell

 

Music Honour 

MNEK

Troye Sivan

Kim Petras

 

Sport Honour 

Lou Englefield

Gay Games

Pride Sports

 

Entrepreneurship Honour 

INvolve & FT Lists

Jason Reveloon

Edward Enninful

 

STEM Honour 

Philip Samba

Steven Cox

Sophie Wilson

 

Media Honour 

Liv Little

Michaela Coel

Courtney Act

 

Education Honour 

Diversity Role Models

Shon Faye

Pop’n’Olly

 

Future Fighters Honour 

Travis Alabanza

Kuchenga

Nicolay Alexanyez

Jamie Windust

Krishna Onka

 

LGBTQ Advocate Honour 

Harry Styles

Lady Gaga

Cupcakke Brockhampton

Matty Healey (The 1975)

 

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