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The winners from the Virgin Atlantic Attitude Awards, powered by Jaguar

Find out which LGBTQ stars and allies were honoured at Camden Roundhouse on Wednesday (9 October).

By Will Stroude

The Virgin Atlantic Attitude Awards, powered by Jaguar saw some of the world’s biggest names pack out London’s iconic Camden Roundhouse on Wednesday night (9 October) to celebrate the great and good of the LGBT+ community and its allies.

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

See all the night’s winners below – and be sure to check out their exclusive shoots and interviews in the Attitude Awards issue, available to download and to order globally now.

The Person of the Year Award, supported by Virgin Atlantic: Sam Smith

The Icon Award: Dame Joan Collins

The Inspiration Award, supported by Jaguar: Peppermint

The Activism Award: The Stonewall Uprising (accepted by Stonewall Inn barman Tree Sequoia)

The Music Award: Mika

The Film Award, supported by Virgin Atlantic: Taron Egerton for Rocketman

The Breakthrough Award: Ava Max

The Culture Award: Russell T Davies

The TV Award: Dr Ranj Singh

The Hero Award: Ruth Coker Burks, for caring for more than 1000 dying gay men during the Aids epidemic

The Artist Award, supported by Jaguar: Christine and the Queens

The Literary Award: Armistead Maupin

The Game Changer Award: Gareth Thomas

Read more about the winners of the Virgin Holidays Attitude Awards, powered by Jaguar in the Attitude Awards issue, out now.

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