22nd Annual GLAAD Media Award Nominees Announced

Early this morning, The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamtion (GLAAD) announced the nominees for its 22nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards.  “By recognizing and honoring media for
outstanding images of the LGBT community, the GLAAD Media Awards serve as a
benchmark for the media industry and complement GLAAD’s work to bring LGBT
images and stories to Americans.” This is a special year for GLAAD as it marks the organization’s 25th anniversary.

GLAAD announced 114 nominees in 23 English-language categories, and 33 Spanish-language nominees in 9 categories.

Among the nominees: Lisa
Cholodenko
‘s The Kids Are All Right, The
Girl Who Played with Fire
, HBO’s acclaimed
drama True Blood, Fox’s hit show Glee, ABC’s hit comedy Modern Family, NBC’s hit sitcom 30 Rock, Essence.com’s “Bridal Bliss: Aisha and Danielle,” and Chely Wright. 

GLAAD produced a video montage of some of the nomiees and categories which you can see below. Following that, a full text list of all categories and nominees….

22nd
ANNUAL GLAAD MEDIA AWARDS NOMINEES

 
OUTSTANDING FILM
- WIDE RELEASE

Burlesque (Screen Gems)
Easy
A

(Screen Gems)
The
Girl Who Played with Fire
(Music Box Films)
The
Kids Are All Right
(Focus Features)
Scott
Pilgrim vs. the World
(Universal Pictures)

OUTSTANDING FILM
- LIMITED RELEASE

Howl (Oscilloscope Pictures)
I
Love You Phillip Morris
(Roadside Attractions)
La Mission (Screen Media
Ventures)
Patrik, Age 1.5 (Regent
Releasing)
Undertow (Wolfe
Releasing)

OUTSTANDING
DRAMA SERIES

Brothers &
Sisters
(ABC)
Degrassi (TeenNick)
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC)
Pretty Little
Liars
(ABC Family)
True Blood (HBO)

OUTSTANDING
COMEDY SERIES

Glee (Fox)
GREEK (ABC Family)
Modern Family (ABC)
Nurse Jackie (Showtime)
United
States
of Tara (Showtime)

OUTSTANDING
INDIVIDUAL EPISODE

(in a series without a regular LGBT character)
“Escape the Castle” Bored
to Death
(HBO)
“Innocence” Law
& Order
(NBC)
“Klaus & Greta” 30
Rock
(NBC)
“Queen of Mean” Drop
Dead Diva
(Lifetime)
“Samaritan” Law
& Order: UK

(BBC America)

OUTSTANDING
DOCUMENTARY

8: The Mormon
Proposition
(Red Flag Releasing)
Edie & Thea:
A Very Long Engagement
(Sundance Channel)
Prodigal Sons (First Run
Features)
“Sylvester” UnSung
(TV One)
Out. The Glenn
Burke Story
(Comcast
SportsNet Bay
Area)

OUTSTANDING
REALITY PROGRAM

The Fabulous
Beekman Boys
(Planet Green)
Girls Who Like
Boys Who Like Boys
(Sundance Channel)
Project Runway (Lifetime)
Top Chef: Just
Desserts
(Bravo)
TRANSform Me (VH1)

OUTSTANDING TALK
SHOW EPISODE

“Constance McMillen” The
Ellen DeGeneres
Show
(syndicated)
“Neil Patrick Harris”
The Talk
(CBS)
“Rebuilding Home After Tragedy: The Seth Walsh Story”
The Nate
Berkus Show
(syndicated)
“Ricky Martin Coming Out as a Gay Man and a New Dad”
The
Oprah Winfrey Show
(syndicated)
“Transgender Kids: Too Young to Decide?” The Dr. Oz
Show (syndicated)

OUTSTANDING TV
JOURNALISM – NEWSMAGAZINE

“”Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (series) The Rachel Maddow Show
(MSNBC)
“Gay Teen Suicides” (series) Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)
“Katie Miller: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Outside the Lines
(ESPN)
“Olson and Boies on Same-Sex Marriage” Bill Moyers Journal
(PBS)
“Transitions” Real
Sports with Bryant Gumbel
(HBO)

OUTSTANDING TV
JOURNALISM SEGMENT

“Don’t Ask…” CBS
Sunday Morning
(CBS)
“Fort Worth Speech” The Last Word with Lawrence
O’Donnell (MSNBC)
“Gay Teens Talk Their Truth” CNN Newsroom (CNN)
“Images of Protest” ABC
World News with Diane Sawyer

(ABC)
“Mom, Dad… I’m Coming Out” Today (NBC)

OUTSTANDING
NEWSPAPER ARTICLE

“Coming Out, Fitting In” by Rosemary Winters
(The Salt Lake Tribune)
“D.C. Gay Couple Caps a Momentous First by Tying the
Knot” by Monica Hesse (The Washington
Post)

“Rutgers Student Tyler
Clementi’s Suicide Spurs Action
Across U.S.” by Judy Peet (The Star-Ledger
[Newark, N.J.)
"A Tragic Love Story" by Steve Friess (LA Weekly)
"Worlds Apart" by Lauren Smiley (SF Weekly)

OUTSTANDING
NEWSPAPER COLUMNIST

Peg Mcentee (The Salt Lake Tribune)
Leonard Pitts, Jr. (The Miami Herald)
Frank Rich (The New York Times)
Eugene Robinson (The Washington Post)
Rev. Byron Williams (The Oakland Tribune)

OUTSTANDING NEWSPAPER OVERALL COVERAGE
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Denver Post
Los Angeles Times
The New York
Times

The Salt Lake Tribune

OUTSTANDING
MAGAZINE ARTICLE

"All That's Left is God" by Michelle Theall (5280 Magazine)
"'I Was Scared to Sleep': LGBT Youth Face Violence Behind
Bars" by Daniel Redman (The Nation)
"It’s a Shocking Trend: Gay Teens Being Bullied to the Point
of Suicide" by Kenneth Miller (Ladies' Home Journal)
"Just Another Girl (Who Used to be a Boy)" by Genevieve
Field (Glamour)
"What Happens When You Find the One...And He's Nothing –
Nothing – Like You
Expected?" by Allison Cooper
(O, The Oprah Magazine)

OUTSTANDING
MAGAZINE OVERALL COVERAGE

The
Advocate/Out

The Chronicle of
Higher Education

Entertainment
Weekly

People
US Weekly

OUTSTANDING
DIGITAL JOURNALISM ARTICLE

"The Camera in the Closet: Gay Service Members Speak Out
to ABC News About Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
by Mary

Kathryn Burke (ABCNews.com)

"'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Hurts African-American Women the
Most" by Lynette
Holloway (TheRoot.com)
"Ice Cracks Beneath Weir's Critics" by LZ Granderson
(ESPN.com)
"View From Washington" (series) by Kerry Eleveld
(Advocate.com)
"Wrestler Hudson Taylor a Champion for Gay
Rights" by Jim
Buzinski (Outsports.com)

OUTSTANDING
DIGITAL JOURNALISM –

MULTIMEDIA
"Bridal Bliss: Aisha and Danielle" by Bobbi Misick
(Essence.com)
"Censoring Wojnarowicz" (IntheLifetv.org)
"A Gay Family Album" (Newsweek.com)
"Kicked Out But Ready to Go Back" by
Jon Groat

(Newsweek.com)

OUTSTANDING BLOG
The Bilerico Project (http://www.bilerico.com/)
Blabbeando (http://blabbeando.blogspot.com/)
Joe. My. God. (http://joemygod.blogspot.com/)
Pam's House Blend (http://www.pamshouseblend.com)
Rod 2.0 (http://rodonline.typepad.com/)

OUTSTANDING
MUSIC ARTIST

Antony and the
Johnsons, Swanlights (Secretly
Canadian)
Big Freedia, Big Freedia
Hitz Vol. 1
(Big Freedia Records)
Chely Wright, Lifted Off the
Ground
(Vanguard Records)
Kele Okereke, The
Boxer
(Glassnote Records)
Scissor Sisters, Night Work
(Downtown Records)

OUTSTANDING
COMIC BOOK

Buffy the
Vampire Slayer
by Scott Allie, Brad Meltzer,
Joss Whedon (Dark Horse Comics)
Fogtown byAndersen Gabrych (Vertigo/DC Comics)
Veronica by Dan Parent (Archie Comics)
X-Factor by Peter David
(Marvel Comics)
Young Avengers:
Children's Crusade
by Allan Heinberg
(Marvel)

OUTSTANDING LOS
ANGELES THEATER

Dr. Cerberus by Robert
Aguirre-Sacasa
Haram Iran by Jay Paul
Deratany
Revolver by Chris
Phillips
Something
Happened
by L. Trey Wilson
The Twentieth-Century Way by Tom Jacobson

OUTSTANDING NEW
YORK THEATER:

BROADWAY & OFF-BROADWAY
In the Wake by Lisa Kron
The Kid, book by
Michael Zam, lyrics by Jack Lechner,
music by Andy Monroe
Passion Play by Sarah
Ruhl
The Pride by Alexi Kaye
Campbell
Secrets of the
Trade
by Jonathan Tolins

OUTSTANDING NEW
YORK THEATER:

OFF-OFF BROADWAY
Lay of the Land by Tim
Miller
Let Them Eat
Cake
by Holly Hughes, Megan Carney and
Moe Angelos

This One Girl's
Story
, book by Bil Wright, music and lyrics
by Dionne McClain-Freeney
Vaginal Davis Is Speaking from
the Diaphragm
by Vaginal
Davis
When Last We
Flew
by Harrison David Rivers

 
SPANISH-LANGUAGE NOMINEES

OUTSTANDING
NOVELA

¿Dónde
está Elisa?
(Telemundo)

OUTSTANDING
DAYTIME TALK SHOW EPISODE

"Mamá vístete de hombre" Casos de Familia (Univision)
"No quiero padre, ni hermano" Casos de Familia
(Univision)
"La Proposición 8" Caso Cerrado (Telemundo)
"El sida no mata amor" Caso Cerrado (Telemundo)
"Yo no soy un pervertido" ¿Quién Tiene la Razón?
(Univision)

OUTSTANDING TALK
SHOW INTERVIEW

"Entrevista con hombres
transgénero" Don Francisco Presenta
(Univision)
"Entrevista con Manolo Cardona de
Contracorriente" Escenario
(CNN en Español)
"Matrimonios del mismo sexo" Al Punto (Univision)
"Saliendo del closet después de los
30" El Show de Cristina
(Univision)

OUTSTANDING TV
JOURNALISM – NEWSMAGAZINE

"En busca de Emma" Levántate (Telemundo)
"En el cuerpo equivocado" Al Rojo Vivo (Telemundo)
"En nombre del amor" Primer Impacto (Univision)
"Indignante Abuso" Primer Impacto (Univision)
"Ricky Martin…Sin secretos" Aquí y Ahora (Univision)

OUTSTANDING TV
JOURNALISM SEGMENT

"Aumenta el hostigamiento" Despierta América (Univision)
"El matrimonio de homosexuales" Encuentro (CNN en
Español)
"Matrimonios del mismo sexo; Sí vs
No" Mega News Nocturno
(Mega TV)
"Pueblo Chico, Orgullo Grande" Noticias Univision 33
(KTVW-TV 33 [Phoenix, Ariz.])
“Reconocimiento Nacional” Noticiero Telemundo (Telemundo)

OUTSTANDING
NEWSPAPER ARTICLE

“Acosados hasta el punto del
suicidio” by Rubén Moreno
(La Opinión)
“Homofobia en el deporte: el
último closet” by Alberto C.
Medina Gil (Primera Hora)
“El regalo de Ricky Martin:
La revelación de
homosexualidad
del cantante es un gran avance para la
sociedad gay, dicen expertos” by Sigal
Ratner-Arias
(Associated Press)
“Terror en la comunidad
gay” by Osman Pérez Méndez
(El Nuevo Día)
“El viaje largo para
encontrarse a sí misma” by Santos
Juárez (El
Diario NY
)

OUTSTANDING
MAGAZINE ARTICLE

“Estoy feliz de ser quien soy” by
María Morales (People en
Español)
“Fedro, de ¡Viva el Sueno!, piensa
casarse y adoptar a un niño”
by Abel Jimenez (TvNotas USA)
“Reaccionaron líderes, políticos,
sicólogos, y artistas de esta
sociedad” by Ana Lilia Cortés (TvNotas USA)
“Ricky Martin, un papá en paz” by
Lena Hansen (People en
Español)

OUTSTANDING
DIGITAL JOURNALISM ARTICLE

“Christian Chávez reacciona contra
Paquita la del Barrio”
by Yoselín Acevedo (PeoplenEspanol.com)
“Fedro llegó para quedarse” by Amy
Linares
(PadrisimoMagazine.com)

OUTSTANDING MUSIC
ARTIST

Christian Chávez, Almas transparentes (EMI)
Fedro, Besos
excesos
(Warner Music)

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