Break out the champagne for Chris Barzak, Joy Parks, and David Gerrold, who have just won the Gaylactic Spectrum Award for Short Fiction, honoring works of speculative fiction that deal positively with gay characters, themes, and issues. The winning stories are: "The Language of Moths" by Christopher Barzak (from Realms of Fantasy magazine), "Instinct" by Joy Parks (from the anthology The Future is Queer), and "In the Quake Zone" by David Gerrold (from the anthology Down These Dark Spaceways). The Future is Queer, edited by Richard Labonte and Lawrence Schimel, won in the Other Works category, along with the television series Torchwood and the film V for Vendetta. Congratulations to all concerned. More information can be found here.