Stonewall Awards

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The Stonewall Awards is an annual event by Stonewall Equality Limited from 2006 to 2015 to celebrate people who have had a positive or negative impact on the lives of British lesbian, gay and bisexual people. The event was first held in 2006 at the Royal Academy and from 2007 were held at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

The awards were given in a number of categories, typically:

  • Publication of the Year
  • Politician of the Year
  • Stonewall Sports Award
  • Writer of the Year
  • Bigot of the Year
  • Journalist of the Year
  • Entertainer of the Year
  • Stonewall Community Group of the Year
  • Broadcaster of the Year
  • Hero of the Year

Ruth Hunt, CEO of Stonewall, announced that the tenth awards ceremony in 2015 would be the last one, explaining that the awards are no longer needed in the modern landscape.[1]

For lists of winners by year, see:


  1. Nick Duffy, "Stonewall CEO explains why the Stonewall Awards are closing down". Pink News, 15 october 2015. Accessed: 2015-12-07. (Archived by WebCite® at