A Single Man wins GLAAD Media Award

GLAAD Media Award recipients were announced in four of this year’s 32 media categories at the 21st Annual GLAAD Media Awards presented in Los Angeles April 17.

Following is a complete list of GLAAD Media Awards presented on stage, and the individuals that accepted the awards:

• Vanguard Award: Drew Barrymore (presented by Cat Cora, the openly-lesbian star of “Iron Chef America”)

• Stephen F. Kolzak Award: Wanda Sykes (presented by Constance McMillen, the Mississippi teenager whose high school cancelled prom because she asked to attend with her girlfriend)

• Outstanding Film – Wide Release: “A Single Man” (The Weinstein Company) [Accepted by: Tom Ford]

• Outstanding Comedy Series: “Glee” (Fox) [Accepted by: Ryan Murphy, Jane Lynch, Chris Colfer, Dianna Agron, Jessalyn Gilsig, Kevin McHale, Cory Monteith, Amber Riley, Mark Salling, and Jenna Ushkowitz]

• Outstanding Reality Program: RuPaul’s “Drag Race” (Logo/VH1) [Accepted by: RuPaul]

• Outstanding Spanish-Language TV Journalism Segment: “Polémicas Adopciones” Noticiero Telemundo (Telemundo) [Accepted by: Ramon Escobar, executive vice-president of news for Telemundo; reporter Carlos Botifoll and producer, Elisa Ross]

• Outstanding Los Angeles Theater: “Lydia” by Octavio Solis

English-Language Awards Announced in New York

• Outstanding Drama Series: “Brothers and Sisters” (ABC)

• Outstanding TV Movie or Mini-Series: “Prayers for Bobby” (Lifetime)

• Outstanding TV Journalism Segment: “Why Will Won’t Pledge Allegiance” American Morning (CNN)

• Outstanding Digital Journalism Article: Two-Way Tie: “‘We Love You, This Won’t Change a Thing'” by John Buccigross (; “Why Can’t You Just Butch Up? Gay Men, Effeminacy, and Our War with Ourselves”by Brent Hartinger (

• Outstanding Film-Limited Release: “Little Ashes” (Regent Releasing)

• Outstanding Individual Episode: “Pawnee Zoo” Parks and Recreation (NBC)

• Outstanding Daily Drama: One Life to Live (ABC)

• Outstanding Talk Show Episode: “Ellen DeGeneres and Her Wife, Portia de Rossi” The Oprah Winfrey Show (syndicated)

• Outstanding TV Journalism – Newsmagazine: “Uganda Be Kidding Me” (series) The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC)

• Outstanding Newspaper Article: “Kept From a Dying Partner’s Bedside” by Tara Parker-Pope (The New York Times)

• Outstanding Newspaper Columnist: Frank Rich (The New York Times)

• Outstanding Newspaper Overall Coverage: The New York Times

• Outstanding Magazine Article: “Coming Out in Middle School” by Benoit Denizet-Lewis (The New York Times Magazine)

• Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage: The Advocate

• Outstanding Comic Book: Detective Comics by Greg Rucka (DC Comics)

• Outstanding New York Theater: Broadway & Off–Broadway: “A Boy and His Soul” by Colman Domingo

• Outstanding New York Theater: Off–Off Broadway: “She Like Girls” by Chisa Hutchinson

Spanish-Language Awards Announced in New York

• Outstanding Novela: “Más Sabe el Diablo” (Telemundo)

• Outstanding Daytime Talk Show Episode: “Adopción gay: un tema muy controversial” Paparazzi TV Sensacional (MegaTV)

• Outstanding Talk Show Interview: “Realidades de ser gay en la tercera edad” El Show de Cristina (Univision)

• Outstanding TV Journalism – Newsmagazine: TIE: “En el cuerpo equivocado” Primer Impacto (Univision) & “Damas gracias: Entrevista con Eva Leivas-Andino” Al Rojo Vivo (Telemundo)

• Outstanding Newspaper Article: “Mas familias de dos papás o dos mamas” by Pilar Marrero (La Opinión)

• Outstanding Magazine Article: “Del odio a la justicia” by Lena Hansen (People en Español)

• Outstanding Digital Journalism Article: “Saliendo del clóset: Cómo enfrentarlo en familia” by Fernanda Martínez (

Additional awards will be presented in San Francisco on June 5. More information about the GLAAD Media Awards events in New York and San Francisco may be found at

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    Some great wins and a wonderful way to recognize the impact of the GLBT community.