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GLAAD Media Awards 2014

The GLAAD Media Award is an accolade bestowed by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) to recognize and honor various branches of the media for their outstanding representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community and the issues that affect their lives. In addition to film and television, the Awards also recognize achievements in other branches of the media and arts, including theatre, music, journalism and advertising.

GLAAD Media Award Trophy

GLAAD Media Award Trophy


The 1st GLAAD Media Awards ceremony honoring the 1989 season was held in 1990, and recognized 34 nominees in 7 competitive categories. The upcoming 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards ceremonies honoring the 2013 season will be held in Los Angeles on April 12, 2014, at The Beverly Hilton and in New York City on May 3, 2014, at the Waldorf Astoria New York, recognizing 93 nominees in 20 English-language categories and 37 nominees in nine Spanish-language categories. The nominees were announced on January 30, 2014. Awards will be presented in two separate ceremonies; in Los Angeles on April 12, 2014, at The Beverly Hilton and in New York City on May 3, 2014, at the Waldorf Astoria New York.

Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o will present an award on stage. Nyong’o will be joined by ceremony host and best-selling author Ross Mathews, honorees Laverne Cox and Jennifer Lopez and more.

Nominees :

English-language categories
Outstanding Film – Wide Release
Blue Is the Warmest Colour
Dallas Buyers Club
Kill Your Darlings
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
Outstanding Film – Limited Release
Geography Club
Out in the Dark
Reaching for the Moon
Outstanding Drama Series
The Fosters
Grey’s Anatomy
Orphan Black
Pretty Little Liars
Outstanding Comedy Series
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Modern Family
Orange Is the New Black
Please Like Me
Outstanding Individual Episode
“Bride and Prejudice” of The Soul Man
“LARP and the Real Girl” of Supernatural
“Secret Lives” of Drop Dead Diva
“Snow Angels” of Elementary
“There’s the Door” of Necessary Roughness
Outstanding TV Movie or Mini-Series
Behind the Candelabra
In the Flesh
Outstanding Documentary
Call Me Kuchu
God Loves Uganda
The New Black
Valentine Road
Outstanding Reality Program
Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce
Cyndi Lauper: Still So Unusual
Dream School
Project Runway
Small Town Security
Outstanding Talk Show Episode
“Are Gay Parents Different?” of The Ricki Lake Show
“First Openly Gay NBA Player Jason Collins and his Family” of Oprah’s Next Chapter
“Fred Rosser” of The Ellen DeGeneres Show
“Laverne Cox” of Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell
“Modern Family Values” of Raising McCain
Outstanding Daily Drama
Days of our Lives
Outstanding TV Journalism – News Magazine
“Chris to Kristin: A Navy Seal’s Secret” of Anderson Cooper 360°
“India’s Third Gender” of The Stream
“The Rebounder: The Kenneth Faried Story” of E:60
“Transgender at 11: Listening to Jazz” of 20/20
“The Welcoming Movement” of To the Contrary
Outstanding TV Journalism Segment
“Gay Rights at Work” of MSNBC Live
“Portman Reverses Position on Gay Marriage” of Starting Point
“Civil Rights Icon Supports Gay Marriage” of CNN Newsroom
“Pride & Prejudice” of Melissa Harris-Perry
“Scouts Dishonor” of The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell
“Wild Blue Yonder: Scott Hines” of The Rachel Maddow Show
Outstanding Newspaper Article
“Boy or Girl? Gender a New Challenge for Schools” by Martha Irvine, Associated Press
“Gay Ex-mayor Who Fled U.S. Awaits Immigration Change” by Jeremy Roebuck, San Antonio Express-News
“LGBTQ in the Capital” (series) by Melissa Griffiths, Juneau Empire
“Poor Black and Hispanic Men Are the Face of H.I.V.” by Donald G. McNeil, Jr., The New York Times
“Why Bisexuals Stay in the Closet” by Emily Alpert, Los Angeles Times
Outstanding Magazine Article
“The Hidden War Against Gay Teens” by Alex Morris, Rolling Stone
“Owning the Middle by Kate Fagan”, ESPN The Magazine
“The Perfect Wife” by Ariel Levy, The New Yorker
“What’s Wrong With Exxon?” by Antonia Juhasz, The Advocate
“Why Gay and Lesbian Couples Pay More” by Carolyn M. Brown, Black Enterprise
Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage
The Advocate
ESPN The Magazine
The New Yorker
Outstanding Digital Journalism Article
“How Fallon Fox Became the First Known Transgender Athlete in MMA” by Loretta Hunt,
“How One Lawyer Turned the Idea of Marriage Equality into Reality” by Chris Geidner,
“Prime Timers: Spotlight on LGBT Seniors” (series),
“Repression and Gay Rights in Russia” by Sean Guillory,
“Sex, Lies and HIV: When What You Don’t Tell Your Partner is a Crime” by Sergio Hernandez, /
Outstanding Digital Journalism – Multimedia
“Bisexuals Get Their Turn in the White House” by Alyona Minkovski,
“Coming Out Kicking” by Cyd Zeigler,
“Remixing the Trans and Hip Hop Conversation” by Marc Lamont Hill,
“To Get Married, They Left Ohio” by Julie Zimmerman on behalf of the Cincinnati Enquirer Editorial Board, Cincinnati.Com
“We Are Here: LGBTI in Uganda” by Sunnivie Brydum, D. David Robinson,
Outstanding Blog
Holy Bullies and Headless Monsters
The New Civil Rights Movement
Outstanding Music Artist
Elton John, The Diving Board
Goldfrapp, Tales of Us
Lady Gaga, Artpop
Tegan and Sara, Heartthrob
Vampire Weekend, Modern Vampires of the City
Outstanding Comic Book
Batwoman, by W. Haden Blackman, J.H. Williams III, Marc Andreyko, DC Comics
Fearless Defenders, by Cullen Bunn, Marvel Comics
Husbands: The Comic, by Jane Espenson, Brad Bell, Dark Horse Comics
Life with Archie, by Paul Kupperberg, Archie Comics
Young Avengers, by Kieron Gillen, Marvel Comics
Spanish-language categories
Outstanding Novela
Amores Verdaderos
Outstanding Daytime Talk Show Episode
“Entregando a mi nieta” of Caso Cerrado, Telemundo
“Exclusivas Declaraciones” ofAl Rojo Vivo, Telemundo
“Matrimonios del mismo sexo: Entrevista con Daniel Zavala y Yohandel Ruiz” of Un Nuevo Día, Telemundo
“Rachel” of Casos de Familia, Univision
“Una pareja gay celebrara el Día del Padre luego de luchar por sus derechos” of ¡Despierta América!, Univision
Outstanding Talk Show Interview
“Debate por la igualdad” of Al Punto, Univision
“Decisión Histórica” of Sin Límites con Elizabeth Espinosa, CNN en Español
“Homosexuales en la delegación de los EE.UU.” of Realidades en Contexto, CNN en Español
“Karina Hermosillo habló de sus motivos en Nuestra Belleza Latina” of Sábado Gigante, Univision
“El Matrimonio, Asunto de Dos” of Cala, CNN en Español
Outstanding TV Journalism – News Magazine
“Locutor Policía” Aquí y Ahora, Univision
“Lucha por la Igualdad” Panorama Mundial, CNN en Español
“El Pastor Homofóbico” Primer Impacto, Univision
“Rompiendo Estereotipos” Aquí y Ahora, Univision
Outstanding TV Journalism Segment
“El Caso Zamudio” Nuestro Mundo, CNN en Español
“La comunidad gay hispana se siente perseguida en los EEUU” Noticiero Univision, Univision
“Decisión Histórica” Noticiero Telemundo, Telemundo
“Mayoría de hispanos aceptan uniones homosexuales” Noticiero NTN, NTN
“Si nos dejan: adopciones entre parejas gays” Noticias MundoFox, MundoFox
Outstanding Local TV Journalism
“Hasta que la corte nos una” Noticias Telemundo 51, WSCV
“Mi niño es niña: familia en Florida cuenta su experiencia criando a una hija transgénero” Noticias 23 Univision, WLTV
“Natalia: rompiendo barreras” Noticiero Telemundo Arizona, KTAZ
“Reportaje Especial: Derechos Homosexuales” Noticiero Telemundo Washington, WZDC
“Undocuqueers” Noticias Univision 34, KMEX
Outstanding Newspaper Article
“Critican homophobia de prelate” by Juan Matossian, El Diario La Prensa
“Desiguales por imperativo legal” by Jose Ángel Gonzalo García de León, Diario Las Américas
“Un nuevo panorama migratorio para miles de parejas gay” by Eloy Bleifuss Prados, Diario Hoy
“Su esposa la hizo residente” by Virginia Gaglianone, La Opinión
“Transgéneros: discriminados tres veces” by Belhú Sanabria, La Raza
Outstanding Digital Journalism Article
“Joven birracial y lesbiana es pionera en concurso de belleza de EE.UU.”, CNNenEspañ
“Richard Blanco: el poeta latino y gay que conquisto a Barack Obama” by Daniel Basteiro,
“Vive en California y ya se prepara para casarse” by Maritza Díaz Alcaide,
Outstanding Digital Journalism – Multimedia
“Eric y Juan, un matrimonio feliz a pesar de todo” by Fernando Mexia,
“Karina Hermosillo, de ‘Nuestra Belleza Latina’, es lesbiana y no tolera la discriminación”, PeopleenEspañ
“Karina Hermosillo de ‘Nuestra Belleza Latina’ quiere ser la primera reina gay,
“Primera pareja gay hispana gana residencia permanente”,

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