'Brokeback Mountain,' 'Capote,' 'Transamerica' up for honors

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The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation has announced nominees for its 17th annual GLAAD Media Awards.

“Brokeback Mountain,” “Capote,” “The Family Stone,” “Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang” and “Rent” are the nominees for wide-release film.

In the limited-release category, nominees are “Transamerica,” “Beautiful Boxer,” “Mysterious Skin,” “Saving Face” and “Walk on Water.”

Cablers lead in TV categories with 16 noms, compared with 13 for networks. NBC scored five noms, while Showtime leads cablers with four noms.

Kudocast, to be broadcast April 15 on Logo and April 16 on VH1, features 113 nominees in 25 categories, as well as 45 Spanish-language nominees in 15 categories.

And the nominees are…

OUTSTANDING FILM – WIDE RELEASE
“Brokeback Mountain” (Focus Features)
“Capote” (Sony Pictures Classics)
“The Family Stone” (20th Century Fox)
“Kiss Kiss Bang Bang” (Warner Bros.)
“Rent” (Sony Pictures)

OUTSTANDING FILM – LIMITED RELEASE
“Beautiful Boxer” (Regent Releasing/here! Films)
“Mysterious Skin” (TLA Releasing)
“Saving Face” (Sony Pictures Classics)
“Transamerica” (The Weinstein Company)
“Walk On Water” (Samuel Goldwyn Films)

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES
“Commander in Chief” (ABC)
“The L Word” (Showtime)
“Queer as Folk” (Showtime)
“Six Feet Under” (HBO)
“South of Nowhere” (The N)

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES
“Out of Practice” (CBS)
“Shameless” (BBC America)
“Will & Grace” (NBC)

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL EPISODE (in a series without a regular gay character)
“Alien,” “Law & Order: SVU” (NBC)
“Best Friends,” “Cold Case” (CBS)
“Pilot,” “My Name Is Earl”
(NBC)
“Someone’s in the Kitchen with Daddy,” “What I Like About You” (The WB)
“Transitions,” “Without a Trace” (CBS)

OUTSTANDING TELEVISION MOVIE OR MINI-SERIES
“The Long Firm” (BBC America)
“Partner(s)” (Lifetime)

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY
“American Experience: Kinsey” (PBS)
“Middle Sexes: Redefining He and She” (HBO)
“Same Sex America” (Showtime)
“TransGeneration” (The Sundance Channel/Logo)
“We Are Dad” (Showtime)

OUTSTANDING REALITY PROGRAM
“The Amazing Race 7″ (CBS)
“America’s Next Top Model 5″ (UPN)
“Boone Luffey/Gillespie,” “Wife Swap” (ABC)
“Queer Eye” (Bravo)
“Straight/Gay,” “30 Days” (FX)

OUTSTANDING DAILY DRAMA
“General Hospital” (ABC)
“Passions” (NBC)

OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW EPISODE
“Fighting for My Children,” “Dr. Phil” (syndicated)

“Twins: Identical But Different,” “The Montel Williams Show” (syndicated)
“When I Knew I Was Gay,” “The Oprah Winfrey Show” (syndicated)
“When Your Identical Twin Has a Sex Change,” “The Oprah Winfrey Show” (syndicated)

OUTSTANDING TV JOURNALISM – NEWSMAGAZINE
“Becoming Diane,” “20/20″ (ABC)
“Gay Rodeo,” “Only In America” (Discovery Times Channel)
“Lady Lions: Alleged Discrimination,”
“Outside the Lines” (ESPN)
“Lucky,” “Dateline” (NBC)
“The Mirror,” “Nightline” (ABC)

OUTSTANDING TV JOURNALISM – NEWS SEGMENT
“Andrew Goldstein,” “ESPN SportsCenter” (ESPN)
“Coming Out,” “Live From… ” (CNN)
“Peter Hams,” “ESPN SportsCenter” (ESPN)
“School Outing,” “Anderson Cooper 360″ (CNN)
“Secret Sex Lives,” “Anderson Cooper 360″ (CNN)

OUTSTANDING NEWSPAPER ARTICLE
“A House Divided” by Laura Bond (Westword)
“The New Radical” by Kim Martineau (The Hartford Courant)
“Paradise Lost” by Michelle Boorstein (The Washington Post)
“The Stewards of Gay Washington” by Anne Hull (The Washington Post)
“When an Employee Switches Gender, What’s a Company to Do?” by Stephanie Armour (USA Today)

OUTSTANDING NEWSPAPER COLUMNIST
Marta Donayre (El Observador)
Margery Eagan (Boston Herald)
Mark Morford (San Francisco Chronicle)
Andy Praschak (The San Juan Star)

Deb Price (The Detroit News)

OUTSTANDING NEWSPAPER OVERALL COVERAGE
San Francisco Chronicle
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
USA Today
The Washington Post
Wisconsin State-Journal

OUTSTANDING MAGAZINE ARTICLE
“A Down Low Dirty Shame” by Joshunda Sanders (Bitch)
“For the Soul of the Church” by Ethan Vesely-Flad (Color Lines)
“The Gay Rodeo Rides Again” by Michael Joseph Gross (Details)
“The Murder of a Boy Named Gwen” by Bob Moser (Rolling Stone)
“What’s in a Name?” by Beth Greenfield (Time Out New York)

OUTSTANDING MAGAZINE OVERALL COVERAGE
AsianWeek
Newsweek
People
Time
Time Out
New York

OUTSTANDING DIGITAL JOURNALISM ARTICLE
“Debajo del Arcoiris” by Emily Alpert (IntheFray.com)
“Gender Outlaws” by Emily Alpert (IntheFray.com)
“The Lowdown on the Downlow” by Bruce Dixon (BlackCommentator.com)
“Now I Get to be Like Everybody Else” by Greg Garber (ESPN.com)
“Turning Off Gays” by Mark Benjamin (Salon.com)

OUTSTANDING MUSIC ARTIST
Antony and the Johnsons, “I Am a Bird Now”
Melissa Etheridge, “Greatest Hits: The Road Less Traveled”
Girlyman, “Little Star”
Sharon Isbin, Rodrigo, Villa-Lobos, “Ponce: Guitar Concertos”
Amy Ray, “Prom”

OUTSTANDING COMIC BOOK
“Gotham Central” by Greg Rucka and Ed Brubaker (DC Comics)
“Strangers in Paradise” by Terry Moore (Abstract Studio)
“Top Ten: The Forty-Niners” by Alan Moore (ABC Comics/Wildstorm)
“Y: The Last Man” by Brian K. Vaughn (Vertigo/DC Comics)
“Young Avengers” by Allan Heinberg (Marvel)

OUTSTANDING ADVERTISING – ELECTRONIC
“Cupid” MTVu
“Guy Watcher” Diet Pepsi
“New Boyfriend” Orbitz
“Signs” MTVu

OUTSTANDING ADVERTISING – PRINT
“Partnership Registry” ABC Carpet and Home
“So What’s Cooking in the Kitchen?” GE Monogram
“There’s One.” American Express

OUTSTANDING LOS ANGELES THEATER
“Bunbury” by Tom Jacobson
“I Am My Own Wife” by Doug Wright
“Porcelain” by Chay Yew
“A Pebble in My Shoe: The Life and Times of John Shelby Spong” by Colin Cox
“Pera Palas” by Sinan Unel

OUTSTANDING NEW YORK THEATER: BROADWAY & OFF – BROADWAY
“Border/Clash: A Litany” of Desire by Staceyann Chin
“The Color Purple book” by Marsha Norman, based on the novel by Alice Walker
“Ghetto Superstar (The Man That I Am) by Billy Porter
“Oedipus at Palm Springs” by The Five Lesbian Brothers
“Swimming in the Shallows” by Adam Bock

OUTSTANDING NEW YORK THEATER: OFF – OFF BROADWAY
“Busted Jesus Comix” by David Johnston
“Christine Jorgensen Reveals” created by Bradford Louryk
“Dress Suits to Hire” by Holly Hughes in collaboration with Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver
“Golden Age” by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

“The Lightning Field” by David Ozanich

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
“First Day of My Life,” Bright Eyes music video, dir. John Cameron Mitchell

SPANISH-LANGUAGE NOMINEES

OUTSTANDING NOVELA
“Los Sánchez” (Azteca América)
“Señora del Destino” (Telemundo)
“La Tormenta” (Telemundo)

OUTSTANDING VARIETY PROGRAM SEGMENT
“Entrevista con Cachita” Don Francisco Presenta (Univision)
“Mi hijo es gay, ahora qué?” Cada Día con María Antonieta (Telemundo)

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL EPISODE (in a series without a regular gay character)
“Los Colores del Arcoiris” Lo Que Callamos las Mujeres (Azteca América)
“Identidad Sexual” Mujer Casos de la Vida Real (Univision)
“La Reina de la Noche” Decisiones (Telemundo)
“La Soledad de Soledad” Lo Que Callamos las Mujeres (Azteca América)
“Todo sea porŠ” Decisiones (Telemundo)

OUTSTANDING REALITY PROGRAM
“La Academia USA/Camino a La Fama” (Azteca América)

OUTSTANDING CELEBRITY GOSSIP SHOW SEGMENT
“Entrevista con Cachita” El Gordo y la Flaca (Univision)

OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW EPISODE
“Bisexualidad” El Show de Rocío (Telemundo)
“Creo que mi hijo es gay” Laura (Telemundo) <
br>”Creo que mi novio es gay” El Show de Cristina (Univision)
“Matrimonio de parejas del mismo sexo” El Show de Rocío (Telemundo)

OUTSTANDING TV JOURNALISM SEGMENT
“Comunidad gay y lésbica” Las Noticias por Adela (Galavision)
“Gwen Araujo” Sin Fronteras (Telemundo)
“Transgenerismo” Noticias 14 (Univision)
“El Vaticano y los gays” Noticiero Univision (Univision)

OUTSTANDING NEWSPAPER ARTICLE
“Dejando de vivir en silencio” by Josefina Villicana (¡Ahora Sí! [Austin, Texas])
“Lucha por enterrar al hombre que fue” by Firuzeh Shokooh Valle (Primera Hora [San Juan, Puerto Rico])
“Mamá por partida doble” by Edwin Andrés Martínez Tutek (Hoy [New York])
“Soy diferente porque soy gay, pero merezco el mismo respeto que cualquier otro hombre” by Lupita Figuereiro (El Mensajero [San Francisco])
“La vida dentro y fuera del closet” by Silvina Sterin Pensel (El Diario/La Prensa [New York])

OUTSTANDING NEWSPAPER COLUMNIST
Luis Barrios (El Diario/La Prensa [New York])

Adria Cruz (Primera Hora [San Juan, Puerto Rico])
Gabriel Lerner (La Opinión [Los Angeles])
Daniel Shoer Roth (El Nuevo Herald [Miami])
Dulce Torres (La Estrella [Fort Worth, Texas])

OUTSTANDING NEWSPAPER OVERALL COVERAGE
Hoy [New York]
Primera Hora [San Juan, Puerto Rico]
Rumbo [Austin, Texas]

OUTSTANDING MAGAZINE ARTICLE
“Entrevista con Cachita” by María Andrea Fridmann (TV Notas)
“Libertad, una grata sorpresa en la telenovela Los Sánchez: se lleva un ’10’ por su espontaneidad.” by Matilde Obregón (TV Notas)
“Sólo TV Notas acompañó a Cachita a someterse a una triple cirugía: de naríz, implante de senos y cambio de sexo!” by María Andrea Fridmann (TV Notas)
“Univision Radio pagará 270 mil dólares a un gay que demandó a la empresa por sacarlo del clóset en uno de sus programas en vivo!” by Gustavo Rodas (TV Notas)

OUTSTANDING ADVICE COLUMN
Aconséjame Jai (People en Español)
Consultorio de Rubén Carbajal (TV Notas)

OUTSTANDING MAGAZINE OVERALL COVERAGE
People en Español
TV Notas USA

OUTSTANDING DIGITAL JOURNALISM ARTICLE
“El amor gay en la pantalla” by Ernesto A. Sánchez (Univision.com)
“Homofobia: un mal de nuestro tiempo” by Ricardo Rocha (TVAzteca.com.mx)
“Lo que se ve, no se pregunta” by Isis Servín (Univision.com)

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
“La Hora Gay” El Mañanero con El Gordo y Gerardo (KTNQ 1020 AM)

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