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Winners of first
Queer Favorite Awards announced on Sirius OutQ

Winners of first
Queer Favorite Awards announced on Sirius OutQ

Showtime's Queer as Folk and Bravo's Queer Eye get two wins each; Brokeback Mountain gets top film prize.

Sirius OutQ, the 24/7 gay and lesbian satellite radio station, announced the winners of its first-ever Queer Favorite Awards during a two-hour live broadcast of The Derek and Romaine Show on February 2. According to a statement, the awards were "created to highlight movies, television shows, and other media featuring LGBT performers and themes." Sirius radio listeners submitted nominations throughout December, finalists were announced on December 25, and "members of the LGBT community" voted for their favorites in 12 categories through Friday, January 27. And the winners are:

Queer Favorite Feature Film: Brokeback Mountain, Focus Features

Queer Favorite Feature Film Performer: Anthony Rapp, Rent

Queer Favorite Scripted TV Series: Queer as Folk, Showtime

Queer Favorite Scripted TV Performer: Randy Harrison, Queer as Folk

Queer Favorite Unscripted TV Series: Queer Eye, Bravo

Queer Favorite Unscripted TV Performer: Carson Kressley, Queer Eye

Queer Favorite Performer (Single Television Appearance): Chad Allen, Third Man Out

Queer Favorite Author: Margaret Cho, I Have Chosen to Stay and Fight

Queer Favorite Singer/Musician: Rufus Wainwright, Brokeback Mountain soundtrack

Queer Favorite Comedian: Mario Cantone

Queer Favorite Celebrity Pitchperson: Leisha Hailey, Yoplait

Queer Favorite Newsmaker of the Year: Sheryl Swoopes, WNBA Basketball Player

(Advocate.com)

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