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The GLAAD Media Awards were created in 1990 by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) to "recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community and the issues that affect their lives."[1]

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Davidson/Valentini Award

The Davidson/Valentini Award is presented annually at the GLAAD Media Awards. It is named in memory of Craig Davidson, GLAAD's first executive director, and his partner Michael Valentini, a GLAAD supporter. It is presented in San Francisco to an openly LGBT individual who has made a significant difference in promoting equal rights for the LGBT community.

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Excellence in Media Award

The Excellence in Media Award is presented annually at the GLAAD Media Awards. It is given in New York to individuals in the media and entertainment industries who through their work have increased the visibility and understanding of the LGBT community.

Winners

Golden Gate Award

The Golden Gate Award is presented annually at the San Francisco GLAAD Media Awards. The Golden Gate Award is presented to media professionals who have increased the visibility and understanding of the LGBT community.

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Stephen F. Kolzak Award

The Stephen F. Kolzak Award is presented annually at the GLAAD Media Awards. It is named after a highly successful Los Angeles casting director who devoted the last part of his life to fighting AIDS-phobia and homophobia in the entertainment industry. The award is given to an openly gay member of the entertainment or media community for his or her work toward eliminating homophobia.

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Vanguard Award

The Vanguard Award is presented annually at the Los Angeles GLAAD Media Awards to honor a member of the entertainment community who has made a significant difference in promoting equal rights for LGBT people.

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Vito Russo Award

The Vito Russo Award is presented annually at the GLAAD Media Awards. It is named in memory of Vito Russo, a founding member of GLAAD and author of The Celluloid Closet. The award is presented at the GLAAD New York annual event to an openly lesbian or gay member of the entertainment or media community for outstanding contributions toward eliminating homophobia.

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Annual awards listed by year

Number Year Cities-Dates Notes
21st GLAAD Media Awards 2010 NYC: 13 March
LA: 18 April
SF: 5 June
20th GLAAD Media Awards 2009 NYC: 28 March
LA: 18 April
SF: 9 May
Miami: 16 May
19th GLAAD Media Awards 2008 NYC: 17 March
Miami: 12 April
LA: 26 April
SF: 10 May
18th GLAAD Media Awards 2007 NYC: 26 March
LA: 14 April
SF: 28 April
Miami: 10 May
17th GLAAD Media Awards 2006 NYC: 27 March
LA: 8 April
Miami: 25 May
SF: 10 June
16th GLAAD Media Awards 2005 NYC: 28 March
LA: 30 April
SF: 11 June
Televised for the first time on LOGO
15th GLAAD Media Awards 2004 NYC: 12 April
LA: 27 March
SF: 5 June
New Categories:
  • Outstanding Reality Television Program
  • Outstanding Music Artist
  • Outstanding Advertisement - Electronic
  • Outstanding Advertisement - Print
  • Spanish Language Awards

Removed Categories:

  • Outstanding Digital Journalism Overall Coverage
  • Outstanding Music Album
  • Outstanding Washington DC Theater
14th GLAAD Media Awards 2003 NYC: 7 April
LA: 26 April
SF: 31 May
The Barbara Gittings Award was not awarded.
13th GLAAD Media Awards 2002 NYC: 1 April
LA: 13 April
SF: 1 June
12th GLAAD Media Awards 2001 NYC: 16 April
LA: 28 April
DC: 12 May
SF: 9 June
11th GLAAD Media Awards 2000 NYC: 2 April
LA: 15 April
DC: 13 May
SF: 3 June
10th GLAAD Media Awards 1999 NYC: 28 March
LA: 17 April
DC: 8 May
9th GLAAD Media Awards 1998 NYC: 30 March
DC: 4 April
LA: 19 April
8th GLAAD Media Awards 1997 LA: 16 March
DC: 26 March
NYC: 31 March
7th GLAAD Media Awards 1996 NYC: 7 March
LA: 10 March
6th GLAAD Media Awards 1995
5th GLAAD Media Awards 1994
4th GLAAD Media Awards 1993
3rd GLAAD Media Awards 1992
2nd GLAAD Media Awards 1991
1st GLAAD Media Awards 1990

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