This year’s shortlist has been announced – who will you vote for?

Get hyped! It’s that time of year again… We are very excited to announce the shortlist for our very own 2019 DIVA Awards!

And YOU can vote for your favourite LGBTQI heroes right here.

Now, ready for that shortlist?

DIVA AWARDS SHORTLIST 2019

Actor of the year

✨ Desiree Akhavan

✨ Genesis Lynea

✨ Liz Carr

✨ Talisa Garcia

✨ Maisie Richardson-Sellers

✨ Miriam Margolyes

✨ Michelle Hardwick

✨ Fiona Shaw

Musician of the year

✨ Grace Petrie

✨ Saara Aalto

✨ Shura

✨ Toya Delazy

✨ Heather Peace

✨ Dodie Clark

LGBTQI network of the year

✨ BAE Systems

✨ Lancashire Fire & Rescue

✨ Out at Tesco

✨ GLEE@PwC

✨ Royal Navy Compass

✨ Scottish Parliament

✨ ITV Pride Network

✨ EY Unity

✨ Disney Pride UK&I

✨ Accenture

Corporate ally of year

✨ Pamela Hutchinson

✨ Pauline Lewis

✨ Birgit Neu

✨ Susan Allen

✨ Mark Armario

✨ Marjorie Strachan

✨ Andy Woodfield

✨ Anthony Watson

✨ Mark McBride-Wright

Rising star of the year

✨ Dolly-Rose Campbell

✨ Jessica Kellgren-Fozard

✨ Dr Ronx

✨ Rowan Ellis

✨ I Am Rookes

✨ Chelcee Grimes

Diversity champion of the year

✨ Jo Rzymowska

✨ Maureen Wanjiku

✨ Emma Woollcott

✨ Phyll Opoku-Gyimah

✨ Simone Joachim

✨ Inga Beale

✨ Amanda McKay

✨ Claire Harvey

Broadcaster of the year

✨ Anna Richardson

✨ Mary Portas

✨ Sandi Toksvig

✨ Clare Balding

✨ Amplify Dot

✨ Adele Roberts

Wordsmith of the year

✨ Barbara Machin

✨ Stephanie Theobald

✨ Stella Duffy

✨ Mari Hannah

✨ Allie Rogers

✨ Val McDermid

✨ Sarah Day

✨ Liv Little

Influencer of the year

✨ Rose & Rosie

✨ Whitney & Megan

✨ Paris Lees

✨ Munroe Bergdorf

✨ Melanie Murphy

✨ Jack Monroe

TV programme of the year

✨ The Bi Life

✨ Killing Eve

✨ The Bisexual

✨ Sex Education

✨ First Dates

✨ Butterfly

Unsung hero of the year

✨ Jenny Anne Bishop

✨ Lois Shearing

✨ Taz Thornton

✨ Valentino Vecchietti

✨ Aderonke Apata

✨ Kath Gillepsie Sells

Brand or organisation of the year

✨ ASOS

✨ Hilton

✨ Virgin Holidays

✨ Netflix

✨ Volvo

✨ Sainsbury’s

✨ Dr Martens

✨ Absolut

Storyline of the year

✨ Emmerdale

✨ Sally4Ever

✨ Derry Girls

✨ Casualty

✨ Call My Agent

✨ Ackley Bridge

Awesome ally of the year

✨ Dustin Lance Black

✨ Beverly Knight

✨ Matt Healy

✨ Maxine Peake

✨ Lorraine Kelly

✨Jodie Comer

And finally… the DIVA Choice Award

Chosen on the night by Team DIVA (so you’ll have to wait and see…)

Let’s celebrate this amazing community of LGBTQI people and our allies… 

VOTE HERE!

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