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GLAAD Announces
Nominees for Annual Media Awards

GLAAD Announces
Nominees for Annual Media Awards

The Advocate has been nominated for four awards, including best overall magazine coverage, for the 19th annual GLAAD Media Awards.

The Advocate has been nominated for four awards, including best overall magazine coverage, for the 19th annual GLAAD Media Awards. The list of 117 nominees, announced by GLAAD at a press conference at the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday, spans books, television, advertising, music, and film.

Special recognition awards will be given to cable network BET J during the New York ceremony, The Intelligence Report magazine at the South Florida event, and Theater Rhinoceros in San Francisco. GLAAD also announced that it will recognize special honorees Brian Graden at the New York ceremony; Janet Jackson, Rufus Wainwright, and Herb Ritts in Los Angeles; Ilene Chaiken and David Mixner in San Francisco; and Wilson Cruz in South Florida.

With shows like Dirty Sexy Money and Greek, ABC has nine nominations, the most among the broadcast networks, while Logo leads the cable pack with five nominations.

The GLAAD Media Awards ceremonies will be held in New York on March 17, South Florida on April 12, Los Angeles on April 26, and San Francisco on May 10. (The Advocate)

A full list of the nominees:

Film - Wide Release

Across the Universe (Revolution Studios)

The Jane Austen Book Club (Sony Pictures Classics)

Stardust (Paramount Pictures)

Film - Limited Release

The Bubble (Strand Releasing)

Dirty Laundry (Codeblack Entertainment)

Itty Bitty Titty Committee (Pocket Releasing)

Nina's Heavenly Delights (Regent Releasing)

Whole New Thing (Picture This! Entertainment)

Drama Series

Brothers & Sisters (ABC)

Degrassi: The Next Generation (The N)

Dirty Sexy Money (ABC)

Greek (ABC Family)

The L Word (Showtime)

Comedy Series

Desperate Housewives (ABC)

Exes & Ohs (Logo)

The Sarah Silverman Program (Comedy Central)

Ugly Betty (ABC)

The War at Home (Fox)

Individual Episode (in a series w/o a regular LGBT character)

"Boy Crazy," Cold Case (CBS)

"Do Tell," Boston Legal (ABC)

"Free to Be You and Me," Kyle XY (ABC Family)

"The Gangs of Camden County," My Name Is Earl (NBC)

"Sin," Law & Order: SVU (NBC)

Television Movie, Miniseries, or Anthology

Daphne (Logo)

The DL Chronicles (here!)

The State Within (BBC America)


Camp Out (Logo)

Cruel and Unusual: Transgender Women in Prison (WE tv)

For the Bible Tells Me So (First Run Features)

Freddie Mercury: Magic Remixed (VH1/Logo)

Small Town Gay Bar (Logo)

Reality Program

"Chase/Lane," Trading Spouses (Fox)

Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (Bravo)

Project Runway (Bravo)

Who Wants to Be a Superhero? (SciFi Channel)

Work Out (Bravo)

Daily Drama

All My Children (ABC)

As the World Turns (CBS)

Talk Show Episode

"Born in the Wrong Body," The Oprah Winfrey Show (syndicated)

"Gay Around the World," The Oprah Winfrey Show (syndicated)

"Gay Athletes & Rappers: It's Not In to Be Out," The Tyra Banks Show (syndicated)

"Growing Up Intersex," The Oprah Winfrey Show (syndicated)

"Transgender Kids," The Tyra Banks Show (syndicated)

TV Journalism - Newsmagazine

"Born in the Wrong Body" (MSNBC)

"A Church Divided," In the Life (PBS)

"Don't Ask, Don't Tell," 60 Minutes (CBS)

"My Secret Self: A Story of Transgender Children," 20/20 (ABC)

"A Royal Scandal," Primetime: Family Secrets (ABC)

TV Journalism - News Segment

"The First Casualty," Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

"Gay Homeless Teens," Uncovering America (CNN)

"Gospel of Inclusion," Uncovering America (CNN)

"Sent Away to 'Change'," Good Morning America (ABC)

"Sex Change Controversy," Paula Zahn Now (CNN)

Newspaper Article

"Aging and Gay, and Facing Prejudice in Twilight" by Jane Gross (The New York Times)

"Girl/Boy Interrupted" by Lauren Smiley (SF Weekly)

"In a Progressive State, a City Where Gay Life Hangs by a Thread" by Andrew Jacobs (The New York Times)

"Line in Sand for Same-Sex Couples" by Teresa Watanabe (Los Angeles Times)

"What the Heart Wants" by Lane DeGregory (St. Petersburg Times)

Newspaper Columnist

Christine Daniels (Los Angeles Times)

Alfred Doblin (The Record [Bergen, N.J.])

Mark Morford (San Francisco Chronicle)

Frank Rich (The New York Times)

Rebecca Walsh (The Salt Lake Tribune)

Newspaper Overall Coverage

The Boston Globe

Los Angeles Times

The New York Times

The Seattle Times

San Francisco Chronicle

Magazine Article

"Akinola's Power Play" by Kerry Eleveld (The Advocate)

"Dying to Come Out: The War on Gays in Iraq" by David France (GQ)

"The Kingdom in the Closet" by Nadya Labi (The Atlantic Monthly)

"(Rethinking) Gender" by Debra Rosenberg (Newsweek)

"Special Report: Gays at War" by Marc Haeringer, William Henderson, Michael Rowe, Corey Scholibo, and Bernice Yeung (The Advocate)

Magazine Overall Coverage

The Advocate


Entertainment Weekly


Us Weekly

Digital Journalism Article

"Gay Newsmen - A Clearer Picture" by James Hillis (

"Gender and the Pulpit" by Lauren McCauley (

"Officially 'I Do'" by Tracy Stokes (

"Oregon State Coach Fulfills Dream of Becoming Father" by Graham Hays (

"Why the T in LGBT is Here to Stay" by Susan Stryker (

Digital Journalism - Multimedia

"The Advocate 40th Anniversary'" (

"Fuera del Closet: Gay Hispanic Immigrants in Dallas" by Sergio Chapa (

"Landmark Moments in Gay Hollywood" by Mark S. Luckle (

"Uncovering America: Fighting for Acceptance" (

Music Artist

Bloc Party, A Weekend in the City

The Cliks, Snakehouse

Melissa Etheridge, The Awakening

Rufus Wainwright, Release the Stars

Patrick Wolf, The Magic Position

Comic Book

American Virgin by Steven T. Seagle (Vertigo/DC Comics)

The Boys by Garth Ennis (Dynamite Entertainment)

Midnighter by Garth Ennis, Brian K. Vaughan, Christos Gage, Justin Gray & Jimmy Palmiotti, and Keith Giffin (Wildstorm/DC Comics)

The Outsiders by Judd Winick, Greg Rucka, and Tony Bedard (DC Comics)

Strangers in Paradise by Terry Moore (Abstract Studio)

Advertising - Electronic

"Change," Levi's

"Goodbye," Orbitz

"Jewels" & "Time," Dolce & Gabbana


"Tu Pride - Jaime," MTV Tr3s

Los Angeles Theater

Act a Lady by Jordan Harrison

Anything by Tim McNeil

Avenue Q by Jeff Whitty (book) and Robert Lopez & Jeff Marx (music and lyrics)

Havana Bourgeois by Carlos Lacamara

The Long Christmas Ride Home by Paula Vogel

New York Theater - Broadway & Off-Broadway

100 Saints You Should Know by Kate Fodor

All That I Will Ever Be by Alan Ball

The Beebo Brinker Chronicles by Kate Moira Ryan and Linda S. Chapman

Some Men by Terrence McNally

Speech & Debate by Stephen Karam

New York Theater - Off-Off-Broadway

1001 Beds by Tim Miller

BASH'd: A Gay Rap Opera by Chris Craddock and Nathan Cuckow, music by Aaron Macri

I Google Myself by Jason Schafer

Yank! by David Zellnik (book and lyrics) and Joseph Zellnik (music)

The Young Ladies Of by Taylor Mac

Special Recognition


The Intelligence Report

Theater Rhinoceros

Advocate Channel - The Pride StoreOut / Advocate Magazine - Fellow Travelers & Jamie Lee Curtis

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