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Sam Smith, Joan Collins, Ava Max, Christine and the Queens, Mika and Dr. Ranj lead Attitude’s Awards issue

The Attitude Awards issue is available to download and order globally now!

By Steve Brown

The new Attitude Awards issue is out now to download and to order globally.

Featuring Dynasty star and gay icon Dame Joan Collins, Academy Award-winning singer Sam Smith, pop sensation Ava Max, out and proud singer/songwriter Mika, Christine and the Queens and everyone’s favourite TV doctor Dr Ranj Singh on six special edition covers, our new issue celebrates the great and good of the LGBT+ community and its allies.

As well as exclusive interviews with our four cover stars, also inside the issue are interviews with some of the best and most inspiring people from the LGBT community including transgender drag queen Peppermint, Hollywood movie star Taron Egerton, Queer as Folk creator Russell T Davies and Tales of the City writer Armistead Maupin.

The Attitude Awards issue also features Welsh rugby star Gareth Thomas, an eye-witness account of the Stonewall uprising from Stonewall barman and LGBTQ activist Tree Sequoia, and a moving interview with Ruth Coker Burks, the woman who helped thousands of gay men through the Aids epidemic.

Supporting the Attitude Magazine Foundation, the annual awards are dedicated to honouring those who inspire and make change, make LGBT+ lives easier, influence and entertain, or quite simply give us life.

Attitude Awards winners are those who use their platform to show how talented and diverse our great community is, and, whether they identify as LGBT+ or not, take the time to fight our corner.

The full list of winners at the Virgin Atlantic Attitude Awards 2019, powered by Jaguar, are:

Person of the Year Award

Sam Smith

Icon Award

Dame Joan Collins

Inspiration Award


Activism Award

Stonewall uprising

Music Award


Film Award

Taron Egerton for Rocketman

Breakthrough Award

Ava Max

Culture Award

Russell T Davies

TV Award

Dr Ranj Singh

Hero Award

Ruth Coker Burks

Artist Award

Christine and the Queens

Literary Award

Armistead Maupin

Game Changer Award

Gareth Thomas

Read our interviews with all the winners from the Virgin Atlantic Attitude Awards, powered by Jaguar in the Attitude Awards issue, out now.

Buy now and take advantage of our best-ever subscription offers: 3 issues for £3 in print, 13 issues for £19.99 to download to any device.