Cue Trumpet Flourish: Here Are This Year’s GLAAD Media Award Nominees


Today, The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) announced its nominees for the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards, which seek to “serve as a benchmark for the media industry and complement GLAAD’s work to bring LGBT images and stories to Americans.” This year’s list of 151 nominees includes 35 Spanish-language stars, shows and films.

Of the broadcast networks included this year, ABC far surpasses its competition with a total of 8 nominations, with CNN and Showtime leading the cable news pack with 3 nominations each. Univision beats out other Spanish-language networks with its 8 nominations. And on the print and digital front, The New York Times garnered a total of 4 nominations, as well as one for its online home,

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Here are some of this year’s nominees. For a full list, please visit GLAAD’s website:

Outstanding Film – Wide Release
Albert Nobbs, Beginners, J. Edgar

Outstanding Film – Limited Release
Circumstance, Gun Hill Road, Pariah, Tomboy, Weekend

Outstanding Drama Series
Degrassi, Grey’s Anatomy, Pretty Little Liars, Shameless, Torchwood: Miracle Day

Outstanding Comedy Series
Exes and Ohs, Glee, Happy Endings, Modern Family, The Big C

Outstanding TV Journalism – News Magazine
“Day One” The Rachel Maddow Show
Finding Home” In the Life
“GLBT in Texas” Spotlight DFW
“The ‘Sissy Boy’ Experiments” Anderson Cooper 360
“They Call it Corrective Rape” World’s Untold Stories

Outstanding TV Journalism Segment
“Battle Against Bullying” ABC World News With Diane Sawyer
“Children of LGBT Parents” MSNBC News Live
“Gay Dads Adopt 12 Kids” Good Morning America
“Kye Allums” Outside the Lines
“Split by Potential Deportation” CNN Newsroom

Outstanding Newspaper Columnist
Alfred Doblin, The Record [Bergen, N.J.]
Craig Wilson, USA Today
Frank Bruni, The New York Times
Maureen Dowd, The New York Times
Peg McEntee, The Salt Lake Tribune

Outstanding Newspaper Overall Coverage
Pioneer Press, The Boston Globe, The New York Times, The Oregonian, The Salt Lake Tribune

Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage
Entertainment Weekly, People, The Advocate/Out, Time, Us Weekly

Outstanding Blog
Bilerico Project, Mombian, New Civil Rights Movement, Rod 2.0, Towleroad

And here are the nominees in video form, via

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