Rainbow Honours Awards 2023


The full list of winners and highly commended (by category) are as follows:

The Bank Of London Small Brand Or Organisation Of The Year
Winner: TwoDadsUK
Highly Commended: Moonlight Experiences

Optum Inspirational Role Model Of The Year
Winner: Marie-Helene Tyack – Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
Highly Commended: Adam Wilson – Virgin Media O2

Outstanding LGBTQIA Network Of The Year
Winner: RainbowNet  UK&I – DHL
Highly Commended: Proud FT – Financial Times

Marketing Campaign Of The Year
Winner: ‘A to Z of Awesome’ Campaign – LEGO
Highly Commended: #AllOurPride – Pride in London

New LGBTQIA Network Of The Year
Winner: Together with Pride – Swiss Re
Highly Commended: Lockton Pride – Lockton

Head Of Diversity Of The Year
Winner: Yasir Mirza – Financial Times
Highly Commended: Sarah Fennell – Macquarie Group

Gilead Outstanding Network Lead Of The Year
Winner: Tyler Lee & Austin Key – Unilever
Highly Commended: Liam O’Shaughnessy – GSK

Financial Times Corporate LGBTQIA Champion Of The Year
Winner: Emily Hamilton – RS Group plc
Winner: Richard Hartley-Parkinson – Metro
Highly Commended: Jacqui Rhule-Dagher – Hogan Lovells International LLP

Corporate Ally Of The Year
Winner: Caroline Frankum – Kantar
Highly Commended: David Ellis – Jacobs

Centrica Community Initiative Of The Year
Winner: UK Black Pride
Highly Commended: Mosaic LGBT+ Young Persons’ Trust

DHL Large Brand Or Organisation Of The Year
Winner: Wickes
Highly Commended: Unilever

GSK Charity Of The Year
Winner: Stonewall UK
Highly Commended: Black Trans Alliance

Sedulo Celebrity Ally Of The Year
Winner: Nicola Sturgeon
Highly Commended: Beverley Knight

Musician Of The Year
Winner: Sam Smith
Highly Commended: Adam Lambert

Campaigner Or Influencer Of The Year
Winner: Jake and Hannah Graf
Highly Commended: Jude Guaitamacchi – Becoming Jude

Media Moment Of The Year
Winner: Eastenders – Suki and Eve’s storyline
Highly Commended: I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! – Jill Scott MBE

Melrose Celebrity LGBTQIA Champion Of The Year
Winner: Dame Kelly Holmes
Highly Commended: Michael Gunning

Raytheon Lifetime Achievement
Winner: Lord Michael Cashman CBE