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The 28th annual GLAAD Media Awards took place in Los Angeles last night.

A variety of LGBTQ trailblazers and straight allies were celebrated at the celebrity bash, which took place at the iconic Beverly Hilton Hotel.

TV personality Charlie King was granted exclusive access to the event for Out News Global where he mixed with all of the high profile winners and nominees in one of the most memorable nights in the history of GLAAD.

Top awards went to Oscar winner Patricia Arquette, she was honoured with a Vanguard prize. Music sensation Troye Sivan was presented with the Stephen F. Kolzak Award, and best picture Oscar winner Moonlight, which took home outstanding film for its portrayal of LGBTQ issues. The film’s Tarell Alvin McCraney and Trevante Rhodes were on hand to accept the award from Mary J. Blige.

Amazon’s Transparent series took home the Outstanding Comedy series trophy.

Complete list of winners below:

Outstanding Film: Moonlight

Outstanding Comedy Series: Transparent

Outstanding Drama Series: Shadowhunters

Vanguard Award: Patricia Arquette

Outstanding Film (Limited Release): Other People

Outstanding TV Movie or Limited Series: Eyewitness

Outstanding Individual Episode: “San Junipero” Black Mirror

Outstanding Daily Drama: The Bold and The Beautiful

Outstanding Comic Book: The Woods, written by James Tynion IV


Outstanding Music Artist: Kany García, Limonada

Outstanding Local TV Journalism: “A la calle por quien soy” Noticias 34

Outstanding Newspaper Article: “Las discretas batallas LGBTI ganadas en Guatemala” by Sonia Pérez D.

Outstanding Digital Journalism Article: “6 mujeres transgénero exitosas que rompen moldes en América Latina” by Leire Ventas

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