2022 Nominations

Community Champion Award

To recognise a member of the LGBTQI+ community who has gone above and beyond for LGBTQI equality

Jamie Jefferson

Alison McDade
Dom Clark
Jamie Jefferson
Justin Beck
Ross Sansom-Parnell

Community Ally Award

To recognise an ally of the LGBTQI+ community who has gone above and beyond for LGBTQI equality

Valkyrie Tattoo Studio

Adam Crawley
Joan Branson
Mark Littlejohn
Mrs Debay Miles.
Valkyrie Tattoo Studio

Charity/Group Initiative Award

To recognise the impact or actions taken to support the LGBTQI+ community.

Special Commendation
Scottish Trans Alliance

Scottish Adoption

Leathermen Scotland
Pride Proms
Scottish adoption
Scottish Trans Alliance
Shaper/Caper and Dundee Pride.

Corporate Ally Award

To recognise a corporate body which has gone above and beyond in supporting the LGBTQI+ community.

HSBC UK

Barclays
BP
HSBC UK
Radio Forth, Northsound and Radio Clyde
Sainsburys

Corporate Network Group Award

To recognise an LGBTQI+ Network or Equal Rights group which has impacted the organisation which they represent.

Royal Bank of Scotland Rainbow network

Building Equality (Scotland Division)
Embrace @ Santander
Royal Bank of Scotland Rainbow network
Tesco Pride Network (Tesco/Tesco Bank/Tesco Mobile)
University of Edinburgh Staff Pride Network
Vibrant – Virgin Money

(Small) Employer Award

To recognise a business with under 500 employees which has gone above and beyond to support their employees who identify as a member of the LGBTQI+ community.

University of Strathclyde Students Union Terrace Bar

Charmed Floristree
Pipeworks
Prospect Union
Red Bus Bistro
University of Strathclyde Students Union Terrace Bar

(Large) Employer Award

To recognise a business with 500 or more employees which has gone above and beyond to support their employees who identify as a member of the LGBTQI+ community.

The Care Inspectorate

Bank of Scotland, Halifax and Lloyds group
CityFibre
O2
ScottishPower
The Care Inspectorate

Campaign Award

To recognise a campaign used to show or develop support for the LGTQI+ community.

Macklin Motors – Ford very GAY Raptor campaign

COSTA
HSBC UK
Macklin Motors – Ford very GAY Raptor campaign
Spotify
Tesco
TikTok

Public Services Award

To recognise the actions of an individual or group as part of a Public Body, or the body itself, in support and development of the LGBTQI+ community.

James McLeod

James McLeod
Major General Alistair Bruce
Police Constable Ross Jackson
Steven McCarley (ScotRail Ste)
Staff Sergeant Johanne Mundie

Professional Services Award

To recognise the actions of an individual, group, or the organisation which provides an exceptional professional service to the LGBTQI+ community.

Josh at The Iconic Studios

Hester & Lalli
Josh at The Iconic Studios
PwC
Rainbow therapy Scotland
Viiv Healthcare – GlaxoSmithKline

Sports Award

To recognise an individual, or group/team, that has taken action to directly impact and support the LGBTQI+ community in the field of Sport.

Lewis Gibson

Bruce Mouat
David Gourlay MBE
Lewis Gibson
Perth Parrots Floorball Club
Saltire Thistle

Education Award

To recognise an individual, or group, that has taken action to directly impact and support the LGBTQI+ community in the field of Education.

Musselburgh Sea Cadets

Lauren McKay
Em Swinton
Musselburgh Sea Cadets
Perth High School PRISM
Strathclyde University

Leadership Award

To recognise an individual, or group, that has been in a leadership capacity to directly impact the LGBTQI+ community.

Aamer Anwar

Aamer Anwar
Jamie Rae
Karen Adam MSP
Stewart McDonald MP
THT Scotland

Performer Award

To recognise an individual, or group, which represents, or has taken action to directly impact and support, the LGBTQI+ community in their performances.

Miss DQ

David Carlyle
Larry Dean
Miss DQ
Ncuti Gatwa
Susan Calman
The Diversity Quota

Music Award

To recognise an individual, or group, which represents, or has taken action to directly impact and support, the LGBTQI+ community in their music.

Emeli Sande

Callum Beattie
Emeli Sande
Horse McDonald
Just The Brave
Mary Mac
Queen

Media Award

To recognise an individual, or group, which represents, or has taken action to directly impact and support, the LGBTQI+ community in the field of Media.

Katy J – Capital Scotland

Andrew Henderson
Catriona Stewart from the Glasgow Times
Katy J – Capital Scotland
Scene Alba Magazine
Somewhere: For Us
STV

Hospitality Award

To recognise a hospitality venue which is part of or directly shows support for the LGBTQI+ community. This award is directed to those not covered by the venue award such as restaurants and hotels.

Kafe Kweer

Citizen M Hotel
Kafe Kweer
Motel One
Mollans Rainbow Shed and Takeaway
The Busby Hotel

Hall of Fame Award

To recognise an LGBTQI+ individual/ group which has made substantial impact in the LGBTQI+ society and culture within Scotland.

Horse McDonald

Judges’ Commendation Award

These awards are used to recognise an individual/group for their actions when not meeting the criteria for another award. A commendation may be awarded to a nominee who has done outstanding work similar to that of the category winner.

Venue Award

This award recognises a thriving bar, club or venue within the community that provides a safe and enjoyable environment together with exceptional customer service.

Planet Bar and Kitchen,

AXM
Kandy Bar
Katie’s Bar
Planet Bar and Kitchen,
The Butterfly Lounge
The Yard

International Award – Sponsored by Burness Paul

Kyiv Pride

Don’t forget! Nominations deadline is 10th April at Midnight!

Our nominations for the 2022 Proud Scotland Awards have now closed

Nominees may be moved to a category which is a better fit based on the nomination

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