'Gaycation' is nominated for an 'Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program' Emmy.
Michaela Morgan

17 Jul 2017 - 12:31 PM  UPDATED 17 Jul 2017 - 12:31 PM

Gaycation hosts Ellen Page and Ian Daniel have thanked the LGBT+ community after the travel show was nominated for an Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program Emmy award.

In a post uploaded to Instagram, Daniel wrote that they felt “truly honoured to be recognised and supported by the Television Academy.”

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Gaycation would not be possible without the amazing team at Viceland who work tirelessly to ensure this show represents the integrity, perseverance, and vibrancy of the LGBTQ+ community.

“We most importantly want to thank LGBTQ+ people around the world for their strength and bravery in sharing their stories, who at times risked their lives to speak their truth.

“This show would not exist without your courage and love. We hope the show helps educate and shift perspectives on the discrimination people face around the world, how people persevere and love in the face of that, and how we can all work at opening our hearts and minds to others’ experiences globally. Thank you for all your support.”

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Page added on her Instagram page: "Thank you @televisionacad for recognising #gaycation with an Emmy nomination. Thank you to @viceland for the support. Love and gratitude to all the extraordinary, generous and courageous individuals who share their stories with us. Much much much love ❤️🏳️‍🌈🙌🏳️‍🌈❤️ #lgbtq@ianjamesdaniel."

Gaycation was also nominated for Outstanding Reality Program at this year’s GLAAD Media Awards, missing out to Strut—a series that follows the lives of transgender models in the US. 

Gaycation is up against Born This Way, Deadliest Catch, Project Greenlight, Intervention and United Shades of America in the Unstructured Reality Program category. 

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