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GLAAD unveils ’04 noms

Special kudos to Moore, Mulally, Jones, Waters, Barker

GLAAD, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, announced the nominees of its 15th annual Media Awards today, a list that includes Bravo’s “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” and HBO’s “Angels in America.”

A special award will be presented to Julianne Moore, Megan Mulally, Cherry Jones (“What Makes a Family”), John Waters and Clive Barker (“Sacrament,” “Abarat”) for their “commitment to gay and lesbian visibility and equality.”

The Media Award honors fair and accurate portrayals of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered community in the media.

Some of the nominees for film and television include “Under the Tuscan Sun,” “Bend It Like Beckham,” ESPN’s “Playmakers” and Showtime’s “A Boy Named Sue.” GLAAD will also honor theatrical performances in New York and Los Angeles such as “Flesh and Blood,” “I Am My Own Wife,” “Autumn Canticle” and “Body of Faith.”

GLAAD, founded in 1985, will host three separate awards kudocasts in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco in the spring.

And the nominees are…


Bend it Like Beckham (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
Under the Tuscan Sun (Touchstone Pictures)


Die Mommie Die! (Sundance Film Series)
Gasoline (Strand Releasing)
Madame Satã (Wellspring Media, Inc.)
Mambo Italiano (Samuel Goldwyn Films)
Yossi & Jagger
(Strand Releasing)


Degrassi: The Next Generation (The N)
Nip/Tuck (FX)
Playmakers (ESPN)
Queer as Folk (Showtime)
Six Feet Under (HBO)


It’s All Relative (ABC)
Oliver Beene (Fox)
Reno 911! (Comedy Central)
Sex and the City (HBO)
Will & Grace (NBC)

(in a series without a regular gay character)

“A Time to Hate” Cold Case (CBS)
“And Baby Makes Four” Girlfriends (UPN)
“Chapter Fifty-Eight” Boston Public (Fox)
“Fallacy” Law & Order: SVU (NBC)
“Sleeping Lions” The Brotherhood of Poland, N.H. (CBS)


Angels in America (HBO)
Cambridge Spies
(BBC America)
Normal (HBO)
Soldier’s Girl (Showtime)
Tipping the Velvet (BBC America)


A Boy Named Sue (Showtime)
Brother Outsider (PBS)
Daddy & Papa (PBS)
Hope Along the Wind: The Life of Harry Hay (PBS)
School’s Out: The Life of a Gay High School in Texas (MTV)


All My Children (ABC)


The Amazing Race 4 (CBS)
America’s Next Top Model (UPN)
Boy Meets Boy (Bravo)
Queer Eye for the Straight Guy (Bravo)
The Real World/Road Rules Challenge: The Gauntlet (MTV)


“Alyn Libman” The Sharon Osbourne Show (syndicated)
“The Husband Who Became a Woman” The Oprah Winfrey Show (syndicated)


Bitch and Animal, Sour Juice and Rhyme
Junior Senior, D-D-Don’t Stop the Beat
Meshell Ndegeocello, Comfort Woman
Peaches, Fatherf**ker
Rufus Wainwright, Want One


Autumn Canticle
Blues for an Alabama Sky
Body of Faith
Miss Coco Peru is Undaunted
Naked Will: The Portrait of W.H.


Avenue Q
Flesh and Blood
I Am My Own Wife
The Last Sunday in June

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