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April 19-21, 2024

Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel

Gaaays In Spaaace is excited to announce that for the first time this year, the Galactic Diversity & Inclusion Convention will host our first ceremony to honor outstanding contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Exceptional individuals from across our fandom and entertainment will be recognized for their commitment, impact, and dedication to promoting an inclusive world.

NOMINATIONS FOR THE D&I CON AWARDS HAVE CLOSED!
ALL NOMINATIONS ARE CURRENTLY BEING REVIEWED BY THE GIS BOARD OF DIRECTORS.

2024D&I CON AWARDS

The Awards

Inclusive Diversity Award of the Year:

For an individual or group who pioneered inclusive rights and visibility across their community, or in the furtherance of championing the rights of minorities, through the design of systems, processes, or programs. Be specific in your nomination and describe the impact.

Intersectionality in Activism Award:

Honoring work at the crossroads of identities and broader social issues affecting those with disabilities, social, economic, or racial barriers. Please describe the actions and impact by this outstanding individuals or group, including any significant results in the furtherance of partnerships between minority groups.

Ally of the Year Award:

Honoring an individual or group for outstanding demonstrated allyship in service to a minority community. Please describe the actions and impact by this outstanding individual, including any significant impact in the furtherance of inclusive diversity.

Rainbow Youth Champion Award:

Recognizing a young leader in LGBTQ+ youth advocacy. Please be specific. Please note for this nomination, you MUST obtain the consent of the minors’ parent or guardian. This will be verified.

Queer Arts and Culture Award:

Celebrating an outstanding contribution by a creator and/or artist who expressed and promote LGBTQ+ experiences in their local or national community. Nominations for celebrity guests will not be accepted. This award is intended for contributions within the fan community. Please be specific on how their art showcased diversity resulting in furtherance of greater inclusion.

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