And the Nominees Are…

GLAAD announces its lineup for the 23rd Annual Media Awards

This morning, GLAAD announced the nominees for the 23rd Annual Media Awards. There will be three events in New York, Los Angeles in San Francisco this spring. And here’s who will be competing:

Outstanding Film (wide release)Albert Nobbs, Beginners and J. Edgar

Outstanding Film (limited release): Circumstance, Gun Hill Road, Pariah, Tomboy and Weekend

Outstanding Drama Series: Degrassi, Grey’s Anatomy, Pretty Little Liars, Shameless and Torchwood: Miracle Day

Outstanding Comedy Series: Exes and Ohs, Glee, Happy Endings, Modern Family and The Big C

Outstanding Individual Episode (in a series without a regular LGBT character): “Acceptance” (Man Up!), “Beards” (Hot in Cleveland), “Prom” (Drop Dead Diva), “Recruited” (NCIS) and “The Boy Has Style” (Are We There Yet?)

Outstanding TV Movie or Mini-Series: Cinema Verite

Outstanding Documentary: Becoming Chaz, The Strange History of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, The Worst Place to be Gay, Two Spirits and We Were Here

Outstanding Reality Program: Dancing with the Stars, Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys, The Glee Project, The Real L Word and The Voice

Outstanding Talk Show Episode: “Chaz Bono” (Late Show with David Letterman), “Childern & Teens Caught in the Wrong Bodies” (Anderson), “Coming Out on the Oprah Show: 25 Years of Unforgettable Guests” (The Oprah Winfrey Show), “The Wedding of Scott Cronich & Davis Gorshein” (Conan) and “Zach Wahls” (The Ellen DeGeneres Show)

Outstanding Daily Drama: All My Children and Days of Our Lives

Outstanding TV Journalism (news magazine): “Day One” (The Rachel Maddow Show), “Finding Home” (In the Life), “GLBT in Texas” (Spotlight DFW), “The ‘Sissy Boy’ Experiments” (Anderson Cooper 360) and “They Call it Corrective Rape” (World’s Untold Stories)

Outstanding TV Journalism (segment): “Battle Against Bullying” (ABC World News with Diane Sawyer), “Children of LGBT Parents” (MSNBC News Live). “Gay Dads Adopts 12 Children” (Good Morning America), “Kye Allums” (Outside the Lines) and “Split by Potential Deportation” (CNN Newsroom)

Outstanding Newspaper Article: “AIDS @ 30” (series in Windy City Times), “Coming Out in America” (by Melanie Asmar), “Even on Religious Campuses, Students Fight for Gay Identity” (by Erik Eckholm, The New York Times), “Led by the Child Who Simply Knew” (by Bella English, The Boston Globe), and “Local Lesbian Couples Navigates Life’s Daily Challenges as Parents” (by Najla Amundson, The Forum of Fargo-Moorehead)

Outstanding Newspaper Columnist: Alfred Doblin (The Record), Craig Wilson (USA Today), Frank Bruni (The New York Times), Maureen Dowd (The New York Times) and Peg McEntee (The Salt Lake Tribune)

Outstanding Newspaper (overall coverage): Pioneer Press, The Boston Globe, The New York Times, the Oregonian and The Salt Lake Tribune

Outstanding Magazine Article: “15th Anniversary of the Passage of the Defense of Marriage Act” (series by Chris Geidner, Metro Weekly), “Black & Gay in Corporate America” (by Carolyn M. Brown, Black Enterprise), “Making it Work” (by Rod McCullom, Ebony), “The Secret I Don’t Want to Keep Anymore” (by Janet Mock as told to Kierna Mayo, Marie Claire) and “Transitions” (by Eliza Gray, The New Republic)

Outstanding Magazine (overall coverage): Entertainment Weekly, People, The Advocate/Out, Time and U.S. Weekly

Outstanding Digital Journalism Article: “Adam and Pete: Love in a Time of War” (by Max J. Rosenthal,, “Black and Transgender: A Double Burden” (by Kellee Terrell,, “Soldier Leaves Legacy Much Larger Than ‘He Was Gay'” (by Wayne Drash,, “The Rainbow Struggle” (series on and “What are Little Boys Made of?” (by Jum Burroway,

Outstanding Digital Journalism (multimedia): “Breaking Boundaries” (by Eliza Gray and Margy Slattery,, “Coming Out” (by Sarah Kramer,,  “Glamorous Gay Dance Scene a ‘Family Affair'” (by Brooke Sopelsa and Drew Katchen,, “Injustice at Every Turn” ( and “Transgender: A Special Report” (series on

Outstanding Blog: Bilerico Project, Mombian, New Civil Rights Movement, Rod 2.0 and Towleroad

Outstanding Music Artist: Beverly McClellan (Fear Nothing), Girl in a Coma (Exits & All the Rest), Hunx and His Punx (Too Young to Be in Love), Lady Gaga (Born This Way) and MEN (Talk About Body)

Outstanding Comic Book: Avengers: The Children’s Crusade (by Allan Heinberg), Batwoman (by J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman), Secret Six (by Gail Simone), Vonica Presents: Kevin Keller (by Dan Parent) and X-Factor (by Peter David)

Outstanding Los Angeles TheaterBonded, House of the Rising Son, Killer Queen: The Story of Paco the Pink Pounder, No Word in Guyanese for Me and Who’s Your Daddy?

Outstanding New York Theater (Broadway and Off-Broadway): Maple & Vine, Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The Musical, Sons of the Prophet, The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures and Unnatural Acts: Harvard’s Secret Court of 1920

Outstanding New York Theater (Off-Off Broadway): She Kills Monsters, Southern Comfort, The Dog and Pony Show (Bring Your Own Pony), The Escape Artist and The Momentum