Biopix GLAAD to be nominated

'Kinsey,' 'Home,' 'Alexander' to be honored

“Kinsey” and “Alexander” are among 141 nominees in 37 categories for the 16th annual Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation Media Awards, which honor “fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and the issues that affect their lives.”

The biopics join “Monster,” “A Home at the End of the World” and “Saved!” in the wide-release film category.

The limited-release category features “Bad Education,” “Brother to Brother,” “Bear Cub,” “Blue Gate Crossing” and “The Mudge Boy.”

Drama series nominees are UPN’s “Kevin Hill,” Showtime’s “The L Word” and “Queer as Folk” and HBO’s “The Wire” and “Six Feet Under.” NBC’s “Will & Grace” is the only series nommed in the comedy category.

Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” will receive special recognition for its “smart, incisive, devastatingly funny coverage of gay and lesbian civil rights issues, and its hilarious skewering of the religious right’s anti-gay agenda.”

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The specific-episode category includes two segs of CBS’ “Cold Case,” plus episodes of Eye’s “Two and a Half Men,” the WB’s “Jack & Bobby” and Lifetime’s “Strong Medicine.”

Other TV noms include “The Oprah Winfrey Show” for talkshow episode and Bravo’s “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” in the reality series category.

CBS led all nets with eight noms, followed by Showtime with five.

Nominees in the New York theater category are the Broadway revival of tuner “La Cage aux Folles,” the Off Broadway revival of Larry Kramer’s “The Normal Heart,” musical “Bare: A Pop Opera,” Christopher Shinn’s play “Where Do We Live?” and Martin Moran’s solo play “The Tricky Part.”

The awards also honor docs, comicbooks, music, advertising and TV/print journalism. There are also Spanish-lingo categories.

The GLAAD Awards will be handed out at three benefit galas this spring: March 28 at Gotham’s Marriott Marquis, April 30 at Hollywood’s Kodak Theater and June 11 at San Francisco’s Westin St. Francis.