|Free Queer TV network, Revry, is partnering with Q.Digital and Lexus for the first-ever television broadcast of Q.Digital’s Queerties. Queerties are the annual award show produced by the entertainment site Queerty, celebrating the best in LGBTQ culture and media. The awards ceremony will stream live at 6 pm PST / 9 pm EST on February 24th on Revry as well as on Queerty’s homepage, Facebook, and YouTube pages.|
Rebroadcasts will also be available on Revry to watch for free On Demand.
“We couldn’t be more excited to broadcast the Queerties this year,” shared Revry CEO and CoFounder, Damian Pelliccione. “To showcase such incredible, diverse queer talent across all our channels, over 250 million households and devices, will allow everyone to tune-in and enjoy the fantastic show Q.Digital produces!”
This year’s show will be hosted by RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 12 Miss Congeniality, Heidi N. Closet, and Queerty Editor-in-Chief, Dan Tracer. Angelica Ross (Pose, American Horror Story) is set to be awarded the Groundbreaker Award, while Billy Eichner (The Lion King, American Horror Story) will receive the MVP Award. The show will also include a musical performance by Bright Light Bright Light.
“I’ve been voting for the Queerties as a fan for years, so it’s very exciting to not only be a nominee this year but the host of the show!” said Drag Race star Heidi N. Closet. “I’m honored to help celebrate so many amazing and diverse members of our community, and the incredible work they put out during such a challenging year.”
There will be a virtual red carpet with celebrity appearances by Nicco Annan (P-Valley), James Bland (Giants), Isis King (America’s Next Top Model), Jai Rodriguez (Queer Eye for the Straight Guy), Cameron Esposito (Comedian, Take My Wife), Shangela (RuPaul’s Drag Race, HBO’s We’re Here), Jinkx Monsoon (RuPaul’s Drag Race), BenDeLaCreme (RuPaul’s Drag Race, Jinkx and Dela Holiday Special), Willam (RuPaul’s Drag Race), Alaska (RuPaul’s Drag Race), HBO’s Veneno star Isabel Torres, Netflix’s The Prom star Jo Ellen Pellman and many more. Fans broke records with well over 1.5 million votes in 23 categories, including Drag Royalty, Closet Door Bustdown, Favorite Podcast, Favorite Instagram and TikTok Follows, Best Documentary, and Badass of the Year, presented by Stoli.
“Our readers are incredibly tuned-in to pop culture, so the Queerties provide a perfect outlet to make their voices heard,” said Tracer. “This year is extra exciting because the show is streaming, so voters from all around the world will get to attend for the first time!”
For more information go to https://www.revry.tv/