- #Boom was the recipient of the 2016 Missouri Award for excellence in coverage and support of the Miss Gay Missouri America pageant.
- The #Boom sponsored St. Louis Balloon Brigade received Best Walking Entry in the 2016 Pride St. Louis Grand Pride Parade.
- The #Boom sponsored St. Louis Balloon Brigade received Best Overall Entry in the 2017 Pride St. Louis Grand Pride Parade.
- #Boom Editor Colin Murphy was recipient of the 2016 Excellence in Journalism Award from the LGBTQ Journalists Association for Excellence in Bisexual Coverage.
- #Boom was the recipient of Proclamations or Resolutions to mark its five year anniversary in February 2019 from The Illinois House of Representatives, St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson, The St. Louis Board of Aldermen, Missouri State Representative Tom Hannegan, Missouri State Senator Jill Schupp, and St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger.