‘Beginners’ leads latest GLAAD honors

Beginners
“Beginners,” “Modern Family” and “Becoming Chaz” each recieved honors Saturday at the Los Angeles edition of the 23rd annual GLAAD Media Awards.

Written and directed by Mike Mills, “Beginners” earned the kudo for outstanding film in wide release. “Modern Family” won for comedy series and “Becoming Chaz” for documentary at the event at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel.

Chaz Bono of “Becoming Chaz” also received the Stephen F. Kolzak Award award for work toward eliminating homophobia, while Josh Hutcherson (“The Hunger Games”) earned the Vanguard award for making a significant difference in promoting equal rights for LGBT people.

In addition, the award for individual TV series episode was shared by Lifetime’s “Drop Dead Diva” and TV Land’s “Hot in Cleveland.”

An initial set of GLAAD Media Awards were presented March 24 in New York, with the remainder coming June 2 in San Francisco.

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