2013 GLAAD Media Awards Nominees

This morning, the nominees for the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards were released, putting a spotlight on an amazing year for LGBT stories in the media. Everything from television, movies, TV movies, articles, comics, magazines, news reports, blogs, music, theater and more are recognized for their achievements and/or notable contributions to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and the issues that affect their lives.

Among the nominees are television comedies like The New Normal, Happy Endings, and Glee as well as dramas like The L.A. Complex, Smash, and True Blood. In music, Adam Lambert and Scissor Sisters are both nominated for their albums this year, while in movies, The Perks of Being a Wallflower and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel are among the nominees.

The GLAAD Media Awards will be held in three locations: March 16 in New York, April 20 in Los Angeles, and May 11 in San Francisco. Stay tuned for the attendee lists for those events in the near future. Check out the list of nominations below. Congratulations to all of the nominees!

Outstanding Film – Wide Release

  • Cloud Atlas
  • ParaNorman
  • The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
  • The Perks of Being A Wallflower
  • Your Sister’s Sister

Outstanding Film – Limited Release

  • Any Day Now
  • Keep The Lights On
  • Mosquita y Mari
  • Musical Chairs
  • North Sea Texas

Outstanding Drama Series

  • Degrassi
  • Grey’s Anatomy
  • Smash
  • The L.A. Complex
  • True Blood

Outstanding Comedy Series

  • Glee
  • Go On
  • Happy Endings
  • Modern Family
  • The New Normal

Outstanding Individual Episode (in a series without a regular LGBT character)

  • “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Me What To Do” – Raising Hope
  • “Family Matters” – Drop Dead Diva
  • “L’Affaire Du Coeur” – Franklin & Bash
  • “Lost and Found” – Touch
  • “Ruby Slippers” – The Mentalist

Outstanding TV Movie or Mini-Series

  • American Horror Story: Asylum
  • Hit and Miss
  • Political Animals

Outstanding Documentary

  • Chely Wright: Wish Me Away
  • Codebreaker
  • Hit So Hard
  • How To Survive A Plague
  • Vito

Outstanding Reality Program

  • “It Is What It Is” – Here Comes Honey Boo Boo
  • “Welcome To Hollywood” – Pregnant In Heels
  • Small Town
  • The Amazing Race
  • The Real L Word

Outstanding Talk Show Episode

  • “At Home with Neil Patrick Harris, His Fiancé David Burtka, & Their Twins” Oprah’s Next Chapter
  • “Autoshop Restores Bullied Gay Student’s Car for Free” The Ellen DeGeneres Show
  • “Bishop Gene Robinson” The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
  • “Marriage Equality” The Suze Orman Show
  • “The Husband Who is Now a Woman and the Daughter Who is Now a Son” The Jeff Probst Show

Outstanding Daily Drama

  • The Bold and the Beautiful
  • Days of Our Lives

Outstanding TV Journalism – Newsmagazine

  • “Almost Equal” Chronicle WCVB TV-5 (Boston, Mass.)
  • “Being Transgender in America” Melissa Harris-Perry (MSNBC)
  • “End of an Error” The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC)
  • “Golden Star” Rock Center with Brian Williams (NBC)
  • “The Last Closet” Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel (HBO)

Outstanding TV Journalism Segment

  • “Civil Rights Icon Supports Gay Marriage” CNN Newsroom
  • “Controversial Pastor Preaches Against Gays” Anderson Cooper 360
  • “Matthew Mitcham Olympics Profile” NBC Olympics
  • “Obama Endorses Marriage Equality” Good Morning America
  • “Scout Mom Dismissed” MSNBC Live

Outstanding Newspaper Article

  • “Black Church Reaches Out to Gay, Transgender Teens” by Meghan E. Irons – The Boston Globe
  • “Game Changer” by Andy Mannix – City Pages [Minneapolis, Minn.]
  • “Generation Halsted” (series) – Windy City Times [Chicago, Ill.]
  • “Most Local School Districts Ignore State’s Anti-Gay Bullying Law” by Phillip Zonkel – Press-Telegram [Long Beach, Calif.]
  • “Turned Away, He Turned to the Bible” by Douglas Quenqua – The New York Times

Outstanding Newspaper Columnist

  • Bill Nemitz – Portland Press Herald [Portland, Maine]
  • Dan Rodricks – The Baltimore Sun
  • Eugene Robinson – The Washington Post
  • Frank Bruni – The New York Times
  • Leonard Pitts, Jr. – The Miami Herald

Outstanding Newspaper Overall Coverage

  • Portland Press Herald [Portland, Maine]
  • Sioux City Journal
  • The Baltimore Sun
  • The Boston Globe
  • USA Today

Outstanding Magazine Article

  • “Netherland” by Rachel Aviv – The New Yorker
  • “School of Hate” by Sabrina Rubin Erdely – Rolling Stone
  • “The First Gay President” by Andrew Sullivan – Newsweek
  • “The Marriage Plot: Inside This Year’s Epic Campaign for Gay Equality” by Molly Ball – The Atlantic
  • “The Transgender Athlete” by Pablo S. Torre and David Epstein – Sports Illustrated

Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage

  • New York
  • People
  • Seventeen
  • The Advocate / Out
  • The New Yorker

Outstanding Digital Journalism Article

  • “Boardroom Battle: Directors Clash Over Gay Rights” by Ryan Ruggiero – CNBC.com
  • “Eight Months in Solitary” by Andrew Harmon – Advocate.com
  • “The Beautiful Daughter: How My Korean Mother Gave Me the Courage to Transition” by Andy Marra – HuffingtonPost.com
  • “Why Aren’t We Fighting for CeCe McDonald?” by Marc Lamont Hill – Ebony.com
  • “Workplace Protections for LGBT Workers Remain Stalled” by Chris Geidner – BuzzFeed.com

Outstanding Digital Journalism – Multimedia

  • “‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’: Transgender Officers on Secretly Serving in the U.S. Military” by Marc Lamont Hill – Live.HuffingtonPost.com
  • “Athletes at Core of ‘Fearless’ Photo Project” by Patrick Dorsey and Jeff Sheng – ESPN.com
  • “Edie Takes on DOMA” In the Life – ITLMedia.org
  • “Gay Rights in the US, State by State” – GuardianNews.com
  • “The Advocate 45” (series) – Advocate.com

Outstanding Blog

  • Autostraddle – http://www.autostraddle.com
  • blac(k)ademic – http://blackademic.com
  • Rod 2.0 – http://rodonline.typepad.com
  • The New Civil Rights Movement – http://thenewcivilrightsmovement.com
  • Towleroad – http://www.towleroad.com

Outstanding Music Artist

  • Adam Lambert, Trespassing
  • Frank Ocean, Channel Orange
  • Gossip, A Joyful Noise
  • Rufus Wainwright, Out of the Game
  • Scissor Sisters, Magic Hour

Outstanding Comic Book

  • Astonishing X-Men by Marjorie Liu – Marvel
  • Batwoman by W. Haden Blackman, J.H. Williams III – DC Comics
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer by Andrew Chambliss, Scott Allie, Jane Espenson, Drew Z. Greenberg – Dark Horse
  • Earth 2 by James Robinson – DC Comics
  • Kevin Keller by Dan Parent – Archie Comics

Outstanding Los Angeles Theater

  • Edith Can Shoot Shoot Things and Hit Them by A. Rey Pamatmat
  • Pieces by Chris Phillips
  • Silent by Pat Kinevane
  • The Children by Michael Elyanow
  • The Irish Curse by Martin Casella

Outstanding New York Theater: Broadway and Off-Broadway

  • Bring It On: The Musical book by Jeff Whitty, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Tom Kitt and Amanda Green
  • Cock by Mike Bartlett
  • The Columnist by David Auburn
  • The Whale by Samuel D. Hunter
  • Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang

Outstanding New York Theater: Off-Off Broadway

  • A Map of Virtue by Erin Courtney
  • Baby Daddy by Alec Mapa
  • From White Plains written by Michael Perlman in collaboration with Fault Line Theatre
  • Sontag: Reborn adapted by Moe Angelos, based on the book by Susan Sontag
  • Tail! Spin! created by Mario Correa

For all of the Spanish language winners, and the official GLAAD release, click here.

  • Tim

    BUT BUT BUT… no “Happy Endings?” No Adam Pally? 🙁 I love that guy/show.

  • Tim

    Okay.. evidently I can’t read.