British LGBT Awards 2017 - The Nominee's

British LGBT Awards 2017 - The Nominee's


The British LGBT Awards is designed to showcase individuals and organisations that have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the LGBT community. We believe that those who go the extra mile to ensure equality, opportunity and fair treatment for all, regardless of sexuality deserve to be recognised.

We can reveal this afternoon the nominees for the awards are as follows:

Top 10 Media Moments
Black Mirror's San Junipero Episode
Broadway Musical Hamilton Deliver Message To Vice President Pence
Cyndi Lauper Rewrites Kinky Boots In Support Of Trans Rights
Gaycation, A Worldwide Lgbtq Cultural Journey, Airs On Viceland
India Willoughby Features On Loose Women Panel
News Coverage Of Worldwide Orlando Vigils
Rio Olympics Features Most LGBT+ Athletes Ever
Russell T Davies Introduces A Lesbian Kiss To The BBC's A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Rylan And His Husband Dan Present This Morning On Itv
Supergirl's Sister Alex Danvers Comes Out As A Lesbian

Adidas Top 10 LGBT+ Celebrities
Olly Alexander
Laverne Cox
Cara Delevingne
Lady Gaga
Lauren Jauregui
Dustin Lance Black
Kate McKinnon
Ellen Page
Russell Tovey

Top 10 LGBT+ Celebrity Rising Stars
Saara Aalto
Munroe Bergdorf
Shannon Beveridge
Mhairi Black MP
Dino Fetscher
Stephanie Hirst
Matt Lister
Calum Scott
George Shelley
Annie Wallac
Virgin Holidays Top 10 Celebrity Straight Allies
James Corden
Ariana Grande
Anne Hathaway
Thierry Henry
Annie Lennox
Prince William
J.K. Rowling
Patrick Stewart
Emma Watson

Signature Living Top 10 Best Destinations
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Barcelona, Spain
Miami, Florida
New York, New York
Palm Springs, California
Richmond, Virginia
San Francisco, California
Stockholm, Sweden
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Vancouver, Canada

GMB Top 10 Charities or Community Initiatives
401 Challenge / Foundation
Albert Kennedy Trust
Diversity Role Models
GIRES (Gender Identity Research and Education Society)
Happy Hippy Foundation
Kick It Out (LGBT)
R U Coming Out?
Thrive NE

Top 10 Broadcasters or Journalists
Clare Balding
Rylan Clark-Neal
Jane Hill
Owen Jones
Rachel Maddow
Graham Norton
Paul O'Grady
Tyler Oakley
Sue Perkins
Adele Roberts

Viacom Top 10 Music Artists
Elton John
Miley Cyrus
Fifth Harmony
Kele Okereke
Katy Perry
Troye Sivan
Tegan and Sara
Years & Years

Top 10 Brands or Marketing Campaigns
Adidas Pride Pack campaign
BBC's Christmas advert campaign
H & M
Lloyds Bank’s #HeSaidYes campaign
Netflix’s LGBT+ Programming
Virgin Holidays

Top 10 Outstanding Contributions to LGBT+ Life
Peter Bull, Above the Stag Theatre
Cat Burton, Trans British Airways Pilot
Alex Ferguson, Herts 1125 - Who not What
Fox Fisher, Trans activist
Father Andrew Foreshew-Cain, LGBT+ campaigner
Jack Lewis and Ben Hunte (Our Swirl Life), YouTube Vloggers
Greg Owen, Co-founder of
Jay Stewart, Gendered Intelligence
Chardine Taylor-Stone, Stop Rainbow Racism
Jen Yockney MBE, Bisexual campaigner

Top 10 LGBT+ Corporate Rising Stars
David Bufton, Linklaters LLP
Rafael Campos Valdez, TSB
Carl Clarke, Vodafone
Gary Coetzee, Lendlease Group
Craig Dillon, Sky
Becki Gibson, ASDA
Esther McDermott, Dentons
Christina Riley, Balfour Beatty
Nina Smith, Channel 4
Warrant Officer Class 2 Karen Styles, Army

Top 10 Corporate Straight Allies
Simon Allcock, Riverside
Tamara Box, Reed Smith
Louise Bradley, Oliver Wyman
David Bryan, Cheshire Police
Karin Cook, Lloyds Banking
Martin Egan, BNP Paribas
Jan-Coos Geesink, Thomson Reuters
Benny Higgins, Tesco Bank
Diana Holland OBE, Unite the Union
Mike Roemer, Barclays

Societe Generale Top 10 Diversity Champions
Catherine Hennigan, Goldman Sachs
Vinay Kapoor, BNP Paribas
Angela Kay, Bupa
Miles Lanham, Genesis Housing Association
Samantha Jayne Nelson, Marsh UK
David Pearson, KPMG
Daisy Reeves, B.L.P. Law
Isobel Sheldon, Johnson Matthey Battery Systems
Chris Wood, Royal Navy
Martin York, Fujitsu

Barclays Top 10 Employers or Companies
J.P. Morgan
Manchester Airport Group
Pinsent Masons

Reed Smith Top 10 LGBT+ Inspirational Leaders
Jo Rzymowska, Celebrity Cruises UK
Rob Davey, Clarivate Analytics
Nick Crofts, Co-op Group
Pips Bunce, Credit Suisse
Sue Baines, Barclays
Ken Janssens, J.P. Morgan
Jude Satchell-Foley, Atos
Misa von Tunzelman, JLL
Jonathan McClelland, M&G Investments
Daniel Gerring, Travers Smith

Top 10 LGBT+ Network Groups
Archway, the LGBT network, Network Rail
Celebrate LGBT, Action for Children
Walt Disney Company LGBT+ Network, The Walt Disney Company Limited
Pride UKI, Cisco
ITV Pride, ITV
Égalité UK, Publicis Groupe
Unity - EY's LGBTA Network, EY
Norton Rose Fulbright Pride network, Norton Rose Fulbright
RoyaLGBT & Friends, King Digital Entertainment
RBS Rainbow Network, RBS

Source: The Independent

Voting is now open, and can be done via the British LGBT Awards website here

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