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The Advocate Nominated for GLAAD Media Award

The Advocate Nominated for GLAAD Media Award

GLAAD Awards

The magazine was among 156 nominees honored for "fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of the LGBTQ community and the issues that affect their lives."

The Advocate has been nominated for a GLAAD Media Award.

The LGBT magazine is competing for the distinction of Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage alongside Cosmopolitan,Teen Vogue,Seventeen, and Time.

Organized by the LGBT media organization GLAAD, the awards ceremony honors "fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of the LGBTQ community and the issues that affect their lives."

In film, the Oscar-nominated Moonlight is up against Star Trek Beyond for Outstanding Film -- Wide Release. This category had the fewest of nominees, due to the "mainstream film industry's dearth of LGBTQ-inclusive storylines," GLAAD notes.

Faring better was the Limited Release category, which featured The Handmaiden, Naz & Maalik, Other People, Spa Night, and Those People.

There were many notable nominations in television. Fox's Brooklyn Nine-Nine, the CW's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Netflix's Grace and Frankie, ABC's Modern Family, Amazon's One Mississippi, ABC's The Real O'Neals, Cartoon Network's Steven Universe, Starz's Survivor's Remorse, Seeso's Take My Wife, and Amazon's Transparent are all up for Outstanding Comedy Series.

In addition, the Drama category features Freeform's The Fosters, ABC's Grey's Anatomy, SundanceTV's Hap and Leonard, ABC's How to Get Away With Murder, Netflix's The OA, BBC's Orphan Black, Freeform's Shadowhunters, Showtime's Shameless, the CW's Supergirl, and Syfy's Wynonna Earp.

Other notable nominees include HBO's The Trans List,The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Frank Ocean's Blonde, and CNN en Espanol's Conclusiones on the Orlando shooting and its aftermath.

"For nearly 30 years, the GLAAD Media Awards have set the bar for media representations of LGBTQ people," said GLAAD CEO Sarah Kate Ellis. "At a time when progress is at a critical juncture, it is imperative that Hollywood tell more LGBTQ stories that reflect the community's rich diversity - and build understanding that brings all communities closer together."

"This year's nominees have created images and storylines that challenge misconceptions and broaden understanding, accelerating acceptance and equality for LGBTQ people across the globe," she added.

For a full list of all 156 nominations, visit GLAAD.org.

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