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‘Dallas Buyers Club,’ ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Among GLAAD Media Awards Nominees

The awards honor accurate representations of the LGBTQ community

Dallas Buyers Club,” “Blue Is the Warmest Color,” “Orange is the New Black” and “Grey’s Anatomy” are among the films and TV shows nominated for this year’s GLAAD Media Awards, which honors accurate representations of the LGBTQ community.

The 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards will be held in Los Angeles’ Beverly Hilton on April 12 and New York’s Waldorf Astoria on May 3. Special honorees (yet to be announced) will be recognized in each city.

There are 130 nominees in total: 93 noms in 20 English-language categories and 37 noms in nine Spanish-language categories. English-language cablers received 28 noms, broadcast nets reeled in 11 and Netflix earned its first kudos.

The nominees also include news coverage of LGBTQ issues in print, broadcast and web outlets as well as musicians, comicbook writers and bloggers. Interviews with NBA players Jason Collins and Kenneth Faried on “E:60” and “Oprah’s Next Chapter,” respectively; Ariel Levy’s profile of Edie Windsor in The New Yorker and Lady Gaga (for her “ARTPOP” album) are up for an award.

Spanish-language nominees include the Univision novela “Amores Verdaderos,” the morning talk show “Al Punto” for its DOMA coverage and the variety show “Sábado Gigante” for its interview with Karina Hermosillo, the first openly gay beauty pageant contestant.

Here is the full list of English-language nominees:

OUTSTANDING FILM – WIDE RELEASE
Blue Is the Warmest Color” (Sundance Selects)
Dallas Buyers Club” (Focus Features)
“Kill Your Darlings” (Sony Pictures Classics)
“The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones” (Sony Pictures Releasing)
“Philomena” (The Weinstein Company)

OUTSTANDING FILM – LIMITED RELEASE
“Concussion” (RADiUS-The Weinstein Company)
“Geography Club” (Breaking Glass Pictures)
“Out in the Dark” (Breaking Glass Pictures)
“Reaching for the Moon” (Wolfe Releasing)
“Yossi” (Strand Releasing)

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES
“The Fosters” (ABC Family)
“Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC)
“Orphan Black” (BBC America)
“Pretty Little Liars” (ABC Family)
“Shameless” (Showtime)

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES
“Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (Fox)
“Glee” (Fox)
“Modern Family” (ABC)
Orange is the New Black” (Netflix)
“Please Like Me” (Pivot)

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL EPISODE
(in a series without a regular LGBT character)
“Bride and Prejudice” The Soul Man (TV Land)
“LARP and the Real Girl” Supernatural (The CW)
“Secret Lives” Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime)
“Snow Angels” Elementary (CBS)
“There’s the Door” Necessary Roughness (USA Network)

OUTSTANDING TV MOVIE OR MINI-SERIES
“Behind the Candelabra” (HBO)
“In the Flesh” (BBC America)

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY
“Bridegroom” (Virgil Films / OWN)
“Call Me Kuchu” (Cinedigm)
“God Loves Uganda” (Variance Films)
“The New Black” (Promised Land Films)
“Valentine Road” (HBO)

OUTSTANDING REALITY PROGRAM
“Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce” (Fuse)
“Cyndi Lauper: Still So Unusual” (WE tv)
“Dream School” (Sundance Channel)
“Project Runway” (Lifetime)
“Small Town Security” (AMC)

OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW EPISODE
“Are Gay Parents Different?” The Ricki Lake Show (syndicated)
“First Openly Gay NBA Player Jason Collins and his Family” Oprah’s Next Chapter (OWN)
“Fred Rosser” The Ellen DeGeneres Show (syndicated)
“Laverne Cox” Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell (FX)
“Modern Family Values” Raising McCain (Pivot)

OUTSTANDING DAILY DRAMA
“Days of Our Lives” (NBC)

OUTSTANDING TV JOURNALISM – NEWSMAGAZINE
“Chris to Kristin: A Navy Seal’s Secret” Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)
“India’s Third Gender” The Stream (Al Jazeera America)
“The Rebounder: The Kenneth Faried Story” E:60 (ESPN)
“Transgender at 11: Listening to Jazz” 20/20 (ABC)
“The Welcoming Movement” To the Contrary (PBS)

OUTSTANDING TV JOURNALISM SEGMENT
“Gay Rights at Work” MSNBC Live (MSNBC)
“Portman Reverses Position on Gay Marriage” Starting Point (CNN)
“Pride & Prejudice” Melissa Harris-Perry (MSNBC)
“Scouts Dishonor” The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell (MSNBC)
“Wild Blue Yonder: Scott Hines” The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC)

OUTSTANDING NEWSPAPER ARTICLE
“Boy or Girl? Gender a New Challenge for Schools” by Martha Irvine (Associated Press)
“Gay Ex-mayor Who Fled U.S. Awaits Immigration Change” by Jeremy Roebuck (San Antonio Express-News)
“LGBTQ in the Capital” (series) by Melissa Griffiths (Juneau Empire)
“Poor Black and Hispanic Men Are the Face of H.I.V.” by Donald G. McNeil, Jr. (The New York Times)
“Why Bisexuals Stay in the Closet” by Emily Alpert (Los Angeles Times)

OUTSTANDING MAGAZINE ARTICLE
“The Hidden War Against Gay Teens” by Alex Morris (Rolling Stone)
“Owning the Middle by Kate Fagan (ESPN The Magazine)
“The Perfect Wife” by Ariel Levy (The New Yorker)
“What’s Wrong With Exxon?” by Antonia Juhasz (The Advocate)
“Why Gay and Lesbian Couples Pay More” Carolyn M. Brown (Black Enterprise)

OUTSTANDING MAGAZINE OVERALL COVERAGE
The Advocate
ESPN The Magazine
The New Yorker
People
Time

OUTSTANDING DIGITAL JOURNALISM ARTICLE
“How Fallon Fox Became the First Known Transgender Athlete in MMA” by Loretta Hunt (SportsIllustrated.CNN.com)
“How One Lawyer Turned the Idea of Marriage Equality into Reality” by Chris Geidner (Buzzfeed.com)
“Prime Timers: Spotlight on LGBT Seniors” (series) (Advocate.com)
“Repression and Gay Rights in Russia” by Sean Guillory (TheNation.com)
“Sex, Lies and HIV: When What You Don’t Tell Your Partner is a Crime” by Sergio Hernandez (Buzzfeed.com
/ProPublica.org)

OUTSTANDING DIGITAL JOURNALISM – MULTIMEDIA
“Bisexuals Get Their Turn in the White House” by Alyona Minkovski (Live.HuffingtonPost.com)
“Coming Out Kicking” by Cyd Zeigler (Outsports.com)
“Remixing the Trans and Hip Hop Conversation” by Marc Lamont Hill (Live.HuffingtonPost.com)
“To Get Married, They Left Ohio” by Julie Zimmerman on behalf of the Cincinnati Enquirer Editorial Board (Cincinnati.Com)
“We Are Here: LGBTI in Uganda” by Sunnivie Brydum, D. David Robinson (Advocate.com)

OUTSTANDING BLOG
Autostraddle (http://www.autostraddle.com)
Elixher (http://elixher.com/)
Holy Bullies and Headless Monsters (http://www.holybulliesandheadlessmonsters.blogspot.com/)
The New Civil Rights Movement (http://thenewcivilrightsmovement.com)
TransGriot (http://transgriot.blogspot.com/)

OUTSTANDING MUSIC ARTIST
Elton John, “The Diving Board” (Capitol Records)
Goldfrapp, “Tales of Us” (Mute)
Lady Gaga, “ARTPOP” (Interscope Records)
Tegan and Sara, “Heartthrob” (Warner Bros. Records)
Vampire Weekend, “Modern Vampires of the City” (XL Recordings)

OUTSTANDING COMIC BOOK
“Batwoman,” written by W. Haden Blackman, J.H. Williams III, Marc Andreyko (DC Comics)
“Fearless Defenders,” written by Cullen Bunn (Marvel Comics)
“Husbands,” written by Jane Espenson, Brad Bell (Dark Horse Comics)
“Life with Archie,” written by Paul Kupperberg (Archie Comics)
“Young Avengers,” written by Kieron Gillen (Marvel Comics)

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