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PinkNews gives a special award for 50th partial decriminalisation anniversary coverage

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The fifth annual PinkNews Awards will take place on 18 October, and PinkNews is delighted to unveil the shortlisted nominees in all awards categories.

The awards will take place on 18 October from 6.30pm at a central London location.

It will celebrate the contributions of politicians, businesses, campaigners and community groups to improving LGBT+ life in the UK and beyond.

This year PinkNews will give a special award to broadcasters for their coverage of the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality.

This coverage ranges from documentaries and historical coverage to dramas in a range of mediums.

Check out the nominees below:

PinkNews Awards

Use the link below to vote for your favourites

50 Shades of Gay (Channel 4)

50 shades of gay
50 shades of gay

In this documentary, Rupert Everett delivers his personal and frank take on the developments in gay life in Britain since the decriminalisation of homosexuality 50 years ago. Rupert meets LGBT people of all ages and walks of life, from former royal butler Paul Burrell to the lesbian community of Hebden Bridge, and explores with them how the LGBT experience has changed on the journey towards the mainstream. Huge progress has been made – but has something of the edge and distinctiveness of gay identity also been lost?

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Against the Law (BBC 1)

Against the law
Against the law

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