Each year, the dramatic Feather Awards recognize and celebrate the LGBTIQA+ community and the iconic personalities and achievers who inspire the community. The 10th annual Chevrolet Feather Awards are back and bigger than ever before.
Winners of each category are voted for by the LGBTIQA+ community and local media. The nominees for this year’s Feather Awards were revealed at Constitution Court in Braamfontein, Johannesburg this afternoon with a few surprises on the list.
Spotted in attendance at the announcement ceremony this afternoon were celebrity dentist turned rapper, Dr Lex Leo, Refilwe Modiselle, radio superstar, Smash Afrika, Somizi, Bohang Moeko, Ayanda Thabethe, Rami Chuene, Renate Stuurman 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).
The 2018 Feather Awards will take place on Thursday, 15 November 2018 and will be hosted by Somizi Mhlongo.