GLAAD honors Queer Eye, Sex and the City, and I Am My Own Wife
At the New York City event of the 15th annual Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation Awards Monday night, the organization honored the last season of Sex and the City and the first season of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. HBO's Sex, created by out TV mogul Darren Star and guided by out writer-director Michael Patrick King, was named best comedy series. Queer Eye was the first-ever winner in GLAAD's new reality show category. TV journalism honors went to ABC's Primetime Thursday segment titled "Not Fit to Fight" and to Los Angeles TV station KCAL 9 News. Douglas Wright's Pulitzer-winning I Am My Own Wife was named best New York theater production, and special honors went to actresses Julianne Moore (the Excellence in Media Award, presented to her by frequent collaborator, out writer-director Todd Haynes) and Cherry Jones (the Vito Russo Award, honoring an openly gay or lesbian member of the entertainment community, presented by Glenn Close).