Univision receives 4 awards for highlighting LGBTQ stories. The GLAAD 2020

Awards/Entertainment

  • Despierta America’s “Orgullo” Series Recognized for Outstanding Spanish-Language TV Journalism-Newsmagazine.
  • First-Ever Telenovela about a same-sex couple “El Corazón Nunca se Equivoca” Won Outstanding Spanish-Language Scripted Television Series and TV Fan Favorite. 
  • it was the first time the event was hosted virtually and streamed on GLAAD Facebook and YouTube channel.

GLAAD MEDIA AWARDS

Univision, the Hispanic media company in the U.S., was awarded with four GLAAD Media Awards  2020 in the Spanish-language categories for “TV Fan Favorite,” “Outstanding Scripted Television Series,” “Outstanding TV Journalism-Newsmagazine” and  “Outstanding TV Journalism Segment.”

“We have a long-standing commitment to empowering our audience and we take seriously the responsibility we have to ensuring that all members of our Latinx community feel seen, heard and represented in our content. These four awards are a testament to the dedication by our teams across the country—we are honored to be recognized but most importantly, to be able to bring attention to and celebrate LGBTQ stories year-round,” said Jessica Rodríguez, president of Entertainment and CMO of Univision.

The 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community. It was the first time the event was hosted virtually and streamed on GLAAD Facebook and YouTube channel.

TV Fan Favorite & Outstanding Scripted Television Series (Spanish-Language) El Corazon Nunca se Equivoca – The coming of age series featuring a same-sex couple as leading characters follows the fan-favorite love story of Aristoteles and Cuauhtémoc (Temo), better known as their couple name “Aristemo”—played by Emilio Osorio and Joaquin Bondoni  that captured the attention of millions of fans around the world. Click here for a video of  Emilio Osorio accepting the award.

GLAAD MEDIA AWARDS

Despierta America Short Series “Orgullo”–  A series of special reports in honor of the 50th anniversary of Stonewall highlighting the contribution of Latinos in the world of entertainment who are making a difference by creating visibility for LGBTQ+. Univision’s reporter Luis Sandoval interviewed   Armando Correa, Editor in Chief People en Español Magazine; Tanya Saracho, Mexican- American actress, dramaturge and screenwriter; Victoria Alonso, Executive Vice President of Production for Marvel Studios and Victoria Cruz, American LGBT rights activist ( Stonewall). Click here for a video of reporter Luis Sandoval accepting the award.

Univision 33 Arizona KTVW “Amor Sin Condición” (Unconditional Love) segment by local reporter José Angel Alvarez tells the story of a couple and their unconditional love for their family. Click here for a video of anchor José Angel Alvarez accepting the award.

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