Queerties 2014 Winners Announced
Queerty's audience of LGBT opinion leaders voted more than 300,000 times for the best of the web
San Francisco, CA, Nov. 18, 2014 — Queerty — the leading news and entertainment site serving the LGBT market — today announced the winners in its third annual user-choice awards, The Queerties 2014: The Best of the Gay Web. (http://www.queerty.com/queerties2014/)
Queerty readers voted more than 300,000 times for their favorites from political leaders to sports figures to films. Many of this year’s winners became known via Queerty for making a difference in the battle for equality. More than 100 newsmakers received nominations.
Winners by category include:
Laverne Cox for “Badass of the Year”
Michael Sam for “Top Jock”
Anderson Cooper for “Top Dog Over 40”
Zac Efron for “Hetero Heartthrob”
Neil Patrick Harris & David Burka for “Most Adorable Couple”
The Normal Heart for “Future Film Classic”
Phil Robertson took worst honors, for the category “Most Annoying Person”
(See all the winners and runner-ups here: http://www.queerty.com/queerties2014)
Queerty covers what the LGBT community is talking about today: news, entertainment, politics, travel, local events and the arts. Queerty’s highly loyal readership is well informed and deeply engaged in the discussion: 75% say that Queerty offers perspectives that they cannot get elsewhere. In addition, Queerty’s readers are active social sharers, with an average of 525 followers on Facebook and Twitter.
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