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LGBTQ+ Stars Swept the Shorty Awards 2020

Eugene Lee Yang, Aquaria and Megan Rapinoe in a trip.

"And I — Oop!"

Awards shows are going virtual and one of the first seems pretty fit for the job: now screening The 2020 Shorty Awards. Aimed at honoring the internet's brightest, buzziest, and most viral, the ceremony was streamed on Periscope and YouTube with J.B. Soove as host. Lindsey Vonn, Bobby Berk, and Jaime Camil served as presenters. Oh, and queer and trans folk swept up the wins.

We know the LGBTQ+ community basically runs the internet and determines what does and doesn't pop off so it's little wonder that queer and trans folks were heavily honored at The Shorty's -- but it doesn't make it any less worthy of applause. Of the winners our favorite, most memeable drag queen Jasmine Masters took home Gif of the Year for her much-used "And I -- oop" moment. You'll remember GIPHY also awarded her Top Gif of the Year for 2019. And she wasn't the only drag queen of the year asRuPaul's Drag Race season 9 winner Aquaria picked up Best In Fashion.

Others who took home awards included beauty brand owner and YouTuber Nikita Dragun, as well as soccer star Megan Rapinoe for Best In Beauty and Best in Sports respectively. Rose and Rosie snatched Best LGBTQ+ account while both Jameela Jamil and Eugene Lee Yang were honored with the Phenom Award, for entertainment and LGBTQ+ activism respectively. See the full list below.

Best Actor

Rebel Wilson

Best Animal

Maya the Samoyed

Best Breakout YouTuber

Supercar Blondie

Best Celebrity


Best in Activism

Greta Thunberg

Best in Arts

Dave Pollot

Best in Beauty

Nikita Dragun

Best in Comedy

Trevor Noah

Best in Dance

Benny the Bull

Best in Fashion


Best in Food

Juns Kitchen

Best in Gaming


Best in Health & Wellness


Best in House & Home

Our Faux Farmhouse

Best in Lifestyle

Les Do Makeup

Best in Music


Best in Parenting, Family and Kids

The Bramfam

Best in Sports

Megan Rapinoe

Best in Travel

Haley Dasovich

Best in Weird


Best Journalist

Mona Chalabi

Best LGBTQ+ Account

Rose and Rosie

Best Meme/Parody Account

Thoughts of Dog

Best Podcaster

Emma Chamberlain

Best YouTube Ensemble

Kian and JC

Best YouTube Musician


Gif of the Year

And I Oop

Instagram of the Year

Lizzo post AMAs

Instagrammer of the Year


TikToker of the Year

Avani Gregg

Twitch Streamer of the Year


YouTube Comedian of the Year

Morgan Adams

YouTuber of the Year


Phenom Award

Jameela Jamil, P.K. Subban and Eugene Lee Yang

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