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TransGeneration honored at L.A. GLAAD Awards

TransGeneration honored at L.A. GLAAD Awards

Transamerica, The L Word are among additional winners

Transamerica, TransGeneration, The L Word, actress Charlize Theron, and rocker Melissa Etheridge were just some of the winners at the 17th annual Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation's Media Awards Saturday in Los Angeles.

Transamerica took home the award for outstanding film in limited release, while Showtime's The L Word was honored as outstanding drama series. NBC's Will & Grace, about to end its long television run, won the award for outstanding comedy series.

TransGeneration, which aired on the Sundance and Logo channels, was chosen as outstanding documentary for its study of transgender college students.

Theron, who played lesbian serial killer Aileen Wuornos in Monster, received the Vanguard Award, which is awarded to media professionals who through their work have increased the visibility and understanding of the LGBT community.

Etheridge was given the Stephen F. Kolzak Award for openly gay media professionals who bring about positive change.

The awards will be televised on Logo, MTV Networks' cable channel with all-LGBT programming, on Saturday, April 15, and on VH1 on Sunday, April 16. (The Advocate)

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