GLAAD Announces Media Awards Nominees


The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) released their nominations for its 22nd annual GLAAD Media Awards today. The awards will be celebrated in New York on March 19, Los Angeles on April 16 and in San Francisco on May 14. GLAAD president Jarrett Barrios said in a statement, “This year’s nominees represent some of the images and stories at the root of the growing acceptance of our community and support for our equality. They also have created a benchmark for inclusion of our community that other media outlets should look to. As GLAAD celebrates twenty-five years of working with the media, we are proud to recognize this year’s nominees and we challenge the industry to share more stories that reflect the diversity of our community and the challenges that gay and transgender people face.”

Glee, Modern Family, Greek, Nurse Jackie and United States of Tara are all nominated for Outstanding Comedy Series. HBO’s True Blood, Brothers & Sisters, Degrassi, Grey’s Anatomy and Pretty Little Liars are up for Outstanding Drama Series. Burlesque, Easy A, The Girl Who Played With Fire, The Kids Are All Right and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World are up for the Outstanding Film (Wide Release) award.

Check out the full list of nominations here.