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

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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

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