GLAAD announces 14th annual Media Awards nominees
The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation announced nominees for the 14th annual GLAAD Media Awards on Thursday. The awards will be presented in ceremonies in New York City (on April 7), Los Angeles (April 26), and San Francisco (June 7). The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor the media for their presentation of fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community and the issues that affect our lives.
Here is a complete list of GLAAD Media Awards nominees:
Outstanding Film, Wide Release: Far From Heaven, Frida, The Hours, The Rules of Attraction, Sweet Home Alabama
Outstanding Film, Limited Release: 8 Women, Borstal Boy, His Secret Life, Kissing Jessica Stein, Y Tu Mamá También
Outstanding Comedy Series: Sex and the City, Will & Grace
Outstanding Drama Series: Once and Again, Queer as Folk, The Shield, Six Feet Under, The Wire
Outstanding Individual Episode (in a series without a regular gay character): "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Honey?" George Lopez; "My Own Private Rodeo," King of the Hill; "Pararse," Resurrection Blvd.; "Relax!" Grounded for Life; "Scared Straight," Crossing Jordan
Outstanding Television Movie: The Badge, Bobbie's Girl, The Laramie Project, The Matthew Shepard Story
Outstanding Documentary: Gay Weddings, Middle School Confessions, Southern Comfort, Trembling Before G-d, True Life: "I'm Coming Out"
Outstanding Daily Drama: All My Children, Daniela, Undressed
Outstanding Television Journalism: "Coming Out," Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel; "Kantaras vs. Kantaras," Court TV; "A Matter of Choice?" Nightline; "Nick News Special Edition: My Family is Different," Nick News with Linda Ellerbee; "Rosie's Story: For the Sake of the Children," Primetime Thursday
Outstanding Newspaper Article: "Coming Out: Revelation Alters Daughter's Relationship with Folks" by Martha Irvine, Associated Press; "Dos Madres para un Hogar (Two Mothers in One Household)" by Patricia A. Gonzalez-Portillo, La Opinión [Los Angeles]; "Gay Muslims Face a Growing Challenge Reconciling Their Two Identities" by Robert F. Worth, The New York Times; "Mauling Death Creates an Activist" by Anna Gorman, Los Angeles Times; "Queer and Present Danger" by Ken Picard, [Missoula, Mont.] Independent
Outstanding Newspaper Columnist: Margery Eagan, Boston Herald; Thomas Oliphant, The Boston Globe; Leonard Pitts Jr., The Miami Herald; Deb Price, The Detroit News; Steve Rothaus, The Miami Herald
Outstanding Newspaper, Overall Coverage: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Chicago Tribune, Newsday, Orlando Sentinel, USA Today
Outstanding Magazine Article: "About a Boy Who Isn't" by Benoit Denizet-Lewis, The New York Times Magazine; "Free and Clear" by Esera Tuaolo with Luke Cyphers, ESPN the Magazine; "Indian Gays Step Out" by Kavita Chhibber Narula, [Reading, Pa.] Little India; "A Killing in Colorado" by Jon Barrett, Teen People; "Mormon Family Values" by Katherine Rosman, The Nation
Outstanding Magazine, Overall Coverage: AsianWeek, The Chronicle of Higher Education, National Catholic Reporter, Teen People, TV Guide
Outstanding Digital Journalism Article: "Fired for Being Gay" by Jennifer Barrett, Newsweek.MSNBC.com; "The Gay Purge" by Cheryl L. Reed, Salon.com; "More Than Just Cross-Dressing: Identifying the Transgender Market" by Kipp Cheng, DiversityInc.com; "One Man's Tale" by Josh Hammer, Newsweek.MSNBC.com; "Sleeping with the Enemy" by Flore de Préneuf, Salon.com
Outstanding Digital Journalism, Overall Coverage: CourtTV.com, Newsweek.MSNBC.com, Salon.com
Outstanding Music Album: Become You, Indigo Girls; Cookie: The Anthropological Mixtape, Meshell Ndegeocello; Crucible, Halford; Release, Pet Shop Boys; A Wonderful World, k.d. lang and Tony Bennett
Outstanding Talk Show: "Adopted by Gay Parents," The Rosie O'Donnell Show; "Gays in Sports," Donahue; "Dolly Parton," So Graham Norton
Outstanding Comic Book: The Authority, Green Lantern, Murder Mysteries, Strangers in Paradise, X-Statix
Outstanding Los Angeles Theater: A Cold Coming We Had of It, The Day I Stood Still, Dementia, Drama Club, The Big Voice: God or Merman?
Outstanding New York Theater: Broadway & Off-Broadway: Elle; The Goat or Who is Sylvia?; Kilt; A Man of No Importance; Take Me Out
Outstanding New York Theater: Off-Off Broadway: A to B; Rhapsody in Seth; Single Wet Female; Spanked!; Zanna, Don't!
Outstanding Washington, D.C. Theater: Corpus Christi, Glory Box, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, The Laramie Project, Not as Cute as Picture