The nominees for the 2018 Feather Awards have been revealed. This year marks the 10th annual Chevrolet Feather Awards. The nominees for this year’s Feather Awards were revealed at Constitution Court in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.
Each year, the dramatic Feather Awards recognize and celebrate the LGBTIQA+ community and the iconic personalities and achievers who inspire the community.
Winners of each category are voted for by the LGBTIQA+ community and local media.
“We were not taken seriously in the beginning and people could not see the impact that we made in making sure that the LGBTQIA+ community was heard,” Founder and CEO Thami Kotlolo said.
Celebrities who attended the nominees ceremony included the likes of Rami Chuene, Dr Lex Leo, Refilwe Modiselle, Somizi, Renate Stuurman, Smash Afrika, Bohang Moeko, Ayanda Thabethe and Lucia Mthiyane.
The nominees for the 10th annual Feather Awards are:
Best Styled Female:
Best Styled Male:
Media of the Year (For telling LGBTIQA+ stories):
Living the Dream with Somizi
Mail And Guardian
Hot Chick of the Year:
Hunk of the Year:
Mbuyiseni Ndlozi and Mmabatho Montsho
Shane Eagle and Nicole Swartz
Steve and Lucy Letsike
Fag Hag of the year:
Musician of the Year:
Sports Personality of the Year:
Role Model of the Year:
Find New Words
Drama Queen of the year:
Robbie Malinga Jr
Socialite of the year:
Dr Smile (Lex Leo)
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