British LGBT Awards 2020 Nomination List

British LGBT Awards 2020 Nomination List

British LGBT Awards announces its 2020 nomination lists. The biggest LGBT awards show in Britain takes place on 29 May and the winners are selected on the public vote. The official website has opened its online voting.

The annual event celebrates the campaigners and allies who have made a positive impact on the LGBTQ community in the last year.

Singers Sam Smith, Dua Lipa, Ariana Grande, Lizzo, Taylor Swift and Janet Jackson are included in this year’s nominees.

Welsh International Rugby Player Gareth Thomas was nominated for Sports Personality who was HIV positive last year. He has got the nomination alongside transgender Charlie Martin.

“The nominees are all role models who have demonstrated an ongoing commitment to raising awareness of, or advancing, LGBT+ rights. “

The full nomination list of 2020 is given below:
Online Impact
Asifa Lahore
Barbie Ferreira
Brigette Lundy-Paine
Eugene Lee Yang
Gigi Gorgeous
Kat Cunning
Ncuti Gatwa
Rickey Thompson
Sufi Malik and Anjali Chakra
Travis Alabanza

Amanda Stenberg
Andrew Scott
Billy Porter
Cara Delevingne
Ezra Miller
Hanna Gadsby
Jonathan Van Ness
Lilly Singh
Olly Alexander
Zoë Kravitz


Celebrity Ally

Dua Lipa
Janet Jackson
Jodie Comer
The Jonas Brothers
Michelle Visage
Naomi Campbell
Patrick Stewart
Suranne Jones
Taylor Swift
Tom Holland

Music Artist
Ariana Grande
Christine & The Queens
Kim Petras
King Princess
Lil Nas X
Pabllo Vittar
Sam Smith
Tyler, the Creator
Years & Years

Broadcaster or Journalist
Adele Roberts
Ben Hunte
Benjamin Butterworth
Edward Enninful
Joe Lycett
Matthew Todd
Nick Grimshaw
Steph McGovern
Susan Calman
Suzi Ruffell

Sports Personality
Belle Brockhoff
Bethany Mead
Charlie Martin
Chris Mosier
Gareth Thomas
Gus Kenworthy
Kiera Hogan
Megan Rapinoe
Michael Gunning
Simon Haerinck

Media Moment
BBC’s Gentleman Jack tells the real-life story of Anne Lister
Drag Race comes to the UK
Mexican primetime television makes history with its first ever lesbian kiss on Amar a Muerte
Queer couple wins MTV’s True Love or True Lies
Netflix’s Sex Education diverse representation of LGBT+ characters and relationships
Renée Zellweger stars as gay icon Judy Garland
Strictly Come Dancing makes history with same-sex routine to Emeli Sande performance
Netflix Tales of the City’s queer representation and casting
Showtime premiers The L Word: Generation Q
The CW’s Riverdale’s LGBT+ character development

Charity or Community Initiative
Bi-Pride UK
Colours Youth Network
Elton John AIDS Foundation
Goal Diggers FC
London Gaymers
Mind Out
The Outside Project
The Proud Trust

Outstanding Contribution to LGBT+Life
Amy Lamé
Berwyn Rowlands
Holly Greenberry
Ian Green
Ian Howley
Lord Waheed Alli
Marc Thompson
Sally Carr MBE
Sophie Cook
Tanya Compas

Brand or Marketing Campaign
Costa Coffee
Transport for London
Under Armour

Inspirational Leader
Belton Flournoy, Protiviti
Clare Coates, Barclays
David Levine, Disney
David Stone, Allen & Overy
Holly Dewsbury, Facebook
Jerry Daykin, GSK
Joana Monteiro, Google
John Elliott, Sainsbury’s
Rachel Higham, BT
Steven Friel, Woodsford Litigation Fund

Corporate Ally
Claire England, JLL
Ian Ritchey, Rolls-Royce
John Bernard, Aviva
Lynne McBurney, Arnold Clark
Mark McKenzie, Vodafone UK
Sharyn Case, ARUP
Sonia Sawula, Credit Suisse
Stephanie Smith, Allianz
Susan Allen, Santander
Wincie Knight, ViacomCBS Networks International

Diversity Hero
Alex Vowinckel, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Bobbi Pickard, BP
Bruna Gil, LinkedIn
Christopher Kenna, Brand Advance
Deon Pillay, LGIM
Michael Burnham, State Street Global Advisors
Nicholas Johnson, Virgin Atlantic
Sophie Hunt, Adobe
Squadron Leader Catherine Lawson, Royal Air Force
Theresa Farrenson, Aon

Future Leader
Christina Peach, FleishmanHillard Fishburn
Ellis Lanyon, L’Oreal
Ian Gustav Ahlberg, Financial Times
Jamie Barrelll, Publicis Sapient
John Hutchinson, HomeServe
Marianne Cowie, Zurich Insurance
Michael Geeleher, Sony Playstation
Tom Stockton, MSB Solicitors
Nathan Jordan, Dyson
Robert Downer, Uber

Network Group
dbPride, Deutsche Bank
Havas Pride, Havas
Heathrow Airport Pride, Heathrow Airport
HSBC Pride Network, HSBC UK
Nestlé UK&I LGBT+ Network, Nestlé
Open&Out, Johnson & Johnson
Shine, PwC
TalkPride, TalkTalk
TSB LGBT+ Network, TSB
Unity, Cushman and Wakefield

Inclusive Employer or Company
Hyatt Hotels
Just Eat
Lloyd’s of London
Mace Group
Sky UK

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