Exclusive: For the second year in a row, the GLAAD Media Awards will rely on Hulu as its official streaming partner. The streamer will air the highlights of the LGBTQ Awards show – which is being held in Los Angeles on April 2 – starting April 16.
The celebration will honor the media for its fairness, accuracy and inclusion of LGBTQ people and issues.
Emmy-nominated HBO series host and series producer Was hereBob the Drag Queen, Eureka O’Hara, and DJ “Shanjela” Pierce, Cassie Musgraves and Stephen F. at the Vanguard Awards. Michela J. Rodriguez will host the 33rd anniversary celebrations at the Colzac Awards.
Award winners will be announced in GLAAD’s various television and film categories. Singer / songwriter Jack Wesley Rogers will open the event with a special performance.
“During the GLAAD Media Awards, Hollywood’s biggest and brightest names will speak out against attacks on LGBTQ people and send a strong message to LGBTQ youth. Hulu’s partnership will bring these powerful LGBTQ moments from our platform to millions of viewers across the United States, “said GLAAD President and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis.
“We are proud to be partnering with GLAAD again and to further enhance the voices and stories of LGBTQIA + artists at Hulu,” said Joe Earley, President, Hulu. “The GLAAD Media Awards honor incredible content and creators who shed light on the weak and unprepared and can impact lives around the world. It’s a privilege to share this powerful celebration with our Hulu audience.”
Among the presenters and special guests from the 2022 Awards show will be Andrew Garfield, Jojo Siva, Danger! Champion Amy Snyder, Director Chloe Zhao, Jasmine Savoy Brown, Liv Hewson, Carl Clemens-Hopkins, Paul W. Downs, Poppy Liu, Mark Indelicato, Johnny Sibili, Mira Sorvino, Nicole Mains, Jenjen Jenin, and Jaz Jennings, Nico Santos, writer and comedian JK Smith, cast members Rupel’s drag raceAnd more