What do Vladimir Putin and Steve Grand have in common? They both have been awarded a 2013 Queerties award. Obviously in very different categories. Queerty readers voted Russian President Putin the Biggest Douche of the Year, while country hunk Grand was declared Next Big Queer.
Other newsmakers, celebrities and viral sensations receiving awards include Neil Patrick Harris (Fab Gay Dad), Scandal (TV’s Guiltiest Pleasure), Wentworth Miller (Closet Door Bustdown) and Behind the Candelabra (Queer Classic). Congrats to all the winners!
Check out the full list of winners below:
Next Big Queer: Steve Grand (winner), Laverne Cox, Carmen Carrera, Kim Ho, Earvin Johnson III, Le1f
Marriage Equality Champion: Edie Winsor (winner), Justice Anthony Kennedy, Gavin Newsom, David Boies/Ted Olson, Evan Wolfson, Mary Bonauto
Douche Of The Year: Vladimir Putin (winner), Bryan Fischer, Robert Mugabe, Scott Lively, Pope Benedict
Film Most Likely To Become A Queer Classic: Behind the Candelabra (winner), Bridegroom, Kill Your Darlings, Dallas Buyers Club, Interior. Leather Bar.
Fab Gay Dad: Neil Patrick Harris (winner), Matt Bomer, Ricky Martin, Tuc Watkins, Lee Daniels, Perez Hilton
Bad Boy Lust Object: Johnny Hazzard (winner), Dustin Zito, Nick Gruber, Rod Daily, Harry Louis, Jeppe Hansen
Instagram Sensation: Eliad Cohen (winner), Ellen DeGeneres, Andy Cohen, Zachary Quinto, John Barrowman, Jake Shears
Twerker of the Year: Andrew Christian models (winner), Julian Serrano, Miley Cyrus, Jonas Brothers, Big Freedia
Anthem of the Year: “Same Love” by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis (winner), “Applause” by Lady Gaga,”Roar” by Katy Perry”, “People Like Us” by Kelly Clarkson, “Work Bitch” by Britney Spears, “We Can’t Stop” by Miley Cyrus
Closet Door Bustdown: Wentworth Miller (winner), Robbie Rogers, Jason Collins, Jodie Foster, Raven-Symoné, Darren Young
TV’s Guiltiest Pleasure: Scandal (winner), Catfish, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, Hoarders, Real Housewives of Atlanta
Top Jock: Ben Cohen (winner), Tom Daley, Blake Skjellerup, Jason Collins, Bode Miller
Mobile App Most Likely To Get You Laid: Grindr (winner), Scruff, Adam4Adam Radar, Manhunt Mobile, Mister, Hornet
Celeb Nude Pic: Cheyenne Jackson (winner), Paco Leon, Orlando Cruz
Granny We Love: Grandma Storms Out On Homophobic Sermon, Makes Gay Grandson Proud (read the winning article)
Viral Marriage Proposal: Home Depot