Rat Queens Wins GLAAD Media Awards

26GMA_long_r1a_0The winners of 16 of this year’s 31 media categories for the GLAAD Media Awards were announced at the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards March 21. The awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the LGBT community and the issues that affect their lives.

In one geek related award, GLAAD previously announced that it was acknowledging BioWare’s hit video game Dragon Age: Inquisition with a Special Recognition Award.

This year’s nominees in the comics category were:

  • Hawkeye, written by Matt Fraction and published by Marvel
  • Lumberjanes, written by Noelle Stevenson and Grace Ellis and published by BOOM! Studios
  • Memetic, written by James Tynion IV and published by BOOM! Studios
  • Rat Queens, written by Kurtis J. Wiebe and published by Image Comics
  • Saga, written by Brian K. Vaughan and published by Image Comics

Last night it was announced the Kurtis Wiebe’s Rat Queens had won. Congrats to all the nominees and Wiebe on the win!