Huzzah! TheGayUK has been announced as a runner-up in the Co-Operative Respect ‘Loved By You’ National Magazine of The Year Award.
It’s with great pleasure that we announce that TheGayUK along with all its contributors have come runner up in the Co-Operative Respect ‘Loved By You’ Awards 2013.
“We were up against some Titans,’ remarked Jake Hook, one of the co-founders, ‘but we’re so happy with our placement – against two of our incredible colleagues in gay media – DIVA and Attitude. My congratulations goes to both publications and the teams that make them happen and thank you to everyone who voted for us…’
The awards have generated lots of interest and 8,753 nominations were received and the awards have reached over 2.5 million people on Twitter with lots of support from community groups, celebrities and charities. The winners of the awards are those that received the most nominations.
The awards were an opportunity for people from all over the UK (anyone in the world could vote too) to vote for their favourites in 27 diverse categories. Categories ranged from ‘LGBT Charity of the Year’ to ‘Inclusive Event of the Year’.
Winners for the other categories include:
Village Bakers – LGBT Networking/Social Group of the Year
UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group (UKLGIG) – LGBT Community Group of the Year
Stonewall – LGBT Charity of the Year
George House Trust -Health & Wellbeing Charity of the Year
Newcastle Ravens RFC -LGBT Sports Group of the Year
Out North West – Regional LGBT Magazine of the Year
DIVA – National LGBT Magazine of the Year
R U Coming Out – LGBT Website of the Year
Kieron Richardson Show (Gaydio) – LGBT Radio Show of the Year
Stephen Fry – Tweeter of the Year
Matt Fishel – Not Thinking Straight – Album of the Year
Matt Fishel – Radio-Friendly Pop Song – Song of the Year
Gravity – Movie of the Year
Hollyoaks – TV Show of the Year
The Palace of Curiosities – Rosie Garland – Book of the Year
The Secret Diaries of a Teenager Queer – Theatre Production of the Year
Tom Daley – Inspiring Celebrity of the Year
Manchester – UK Pride Event of the Year
Amsterdam – International Pride Event of the Year
The Rainbow Intersection – A dialogue about Race, Sexuality & Culture in Modern Britain – Inclusive Event of the Year
Polari – LGBT Cultural Event of the Year
Taurus, Manchester – LGBT Bar of the Year
Velvet, Manchester – Restaurant of the Year
Contact Theatre, Manchester – Inclusive Venue of the Year
Gran Canaria – Holiday Destination of the Year
Barefoot Wine – Brand of the Year