Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Nominees: 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards include Frank Ocean, Glee and More

GLAAD announced the nominees for the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards today, putting a spotlight on an amazing year for LGBT stories in the media.

The New Normal, is nominated for Outstanding Comedy Series along with another first-time nominee,
NBC's Go On, and returning nominees, Glee, Modern Family and Happy Endings.

 The nominees for Outstanding Drama Series are TeenNick's Degrassi, Grey’s Anatomy, The L.A. Complex, Smash, and True Blood.
 In the music world, Frank Ocean is nominated alongside Gossip, Scissor Sisters, Rufus Wainwright, and Adam Lambert.  Lambert had the first number one album on the Billboard 200 by an out LGBT person.

 Other nominees include American Horror Story: Asylum, The Amazing Race, How to Survive a Plague, Days of Our Lives, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, the Buffy the Vampire Slayer comic book series, and Bring it On: The Musical.

Among the journalism nominees, Good Morning America has been nominated for Outstanding TV Journalism Segment for the Robin Roberts interview with President Barack Obama in which he speaks out in support of marriage equality. Other journalism nominees include Melissa Harris-Perry, CNN Newsroom, Sports Illustrated, Seventeen, USA Today, and

For a complete list of nominees, please click here.

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

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