GLAAD Media Awards honor 'Glee,' 'Modern Family,' Adam Lambert and more

modern-family-cam-mitchell.jpg GLAAD (the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) has announced its annual Media Awards nominations, which recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and the issues that affect their lives.

The full list of nominees:


OUTSTANDING FILM - WIDE RELEASE

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
Cloud Atlas (Warner Bros. Pictures)
ParaNorman (Focus Features)
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Summit Entertainment)
Your Sister's Sister (IFC Films)

OUTSTANDING FILM - LIMITED RELEASE
Any Day Now (Music Box Films)
Keep the Lights On (Music Box Films)
Mosquita y Mari (Wolfe Releasing)
Musical Chairs (Paladin)
North Sea Texas (Strand Releasing)

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES
Degrassi (TeenNick)
Grey's Anatomy (ABC)
The L.A. Complex (The CW)
Smash (NBC)
True Blood (HBO)

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES
Glee (Fox)
Go On (NBC)
Happy Endings (ABC)
Modern Family (ABC)
The New Normal (NBC)

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL EPISODE
(in a series without a regular LGBT character)
"Don't Ask, Don't Tell Me What to Do" Raising Hope (Fox)
"Family Matters" Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime)
"L'Affaire Du Coeur" Franklin & Bash (TNT)
"Lost and Found" Touch (Fox)
"Ruby Slippers" The Mentalist (CBS)

OUTSTANDING TV MOVIE OR MINI-SERIES

American Horror Story: Asylum (FX)
Hit and Miss (DirecTV)
Political Animals (USA)

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY

Chely Wright: Wish Me Away (First Run Features)
Codebreaker (TODpix)
Hit So Hard (Variance Films)
How to Survive a Plague (Sundance Selects)
Vito (HBO)

OUTSTANDING REALITY PROGRAM

The Amazing Race (CBS)
"It Is What It Is" Here Comes Honey Boo Boo (TLC)
The Real L Word (Showtime)
Small Town Security (AMC)
"Welcome to Hollywood" Pregnant in Heels (Bravo)

OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW EPISODE
"At Home with Neil Patrick Harris, His Fiancé David Burtka, & Their Twins" Oprah's Next Chapter (OWN)
"Autoshop Restores Bullied Gay Student's Car for Free" The Ellen DeGeneres Show (syndicated)
"Bishop Gene Robinson" The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Comedy Central)
"The Husband Who is Now a Woman and the Daughter Who is Now a Son" The Jeff Probst Show (syndicated)
"Marriage Equality" The Suze Orman Show (CNBC)

OUTSTANDING DAILY DRAMA
The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)
Days of Our Lives (NBC)

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 (CNN)
"Controversial Pastor Preaches Against Gays" Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)
"Matthew Mitcham Olympics Profile" NBC Olympics (NBC)
"Obama Endorses Marriage Equality" Good Morning America (ABC)
"Scout Mom Dismissed" MSNBC Live (MSNBC)

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

OUTSTANDING NEWSPAPER OVERALL COVERAGE
The Baltimore Sun
The Boston Globe
Portland Press Herald [Portland, Maine]
Sioux City Journal
USA Today

OUTSTANDING MAGAZINE ARTICLE
"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)
"Netherland" by Rachel Aviv (The New Yorker)
"School of Hate" by Sabrina Rubin Erdely (Rolling Stone)
"The Transgender Athlete" by Pablo S. Torre and David Epstein (Sports Illustrated)

OUTSTANDING MAGAZINE OVERALL COVERAGE
The Advocate/Out
New York
The New Yorker
People
Seventeen

OUTSTANDING DIGITAL JOURNALISM ARTICLE
"The Beautiful Daughter: How My Korean Mother Gave Me the Courage to Transition" by Andy Marra HuffingtonPost.com)
"Boardroom Battle: Directors Clash Over Gay Rights" by Ryan Ruggiero (CNBC.com)
"Eight Months in Solitary" by Andrew Harmon (Advocate.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
"The Advocate 45" (series) (Advocate.com)
"Athletes at Core of 'Fearless' Photo Project" by Patrick Dorsey and Jeff Sheng (ESPN.com)
"'Don't Ask, Don't Tell': Transgender Officers on Secretly Serving in the U.S. Military" by Marc Lamont Hill (Live.HuffingtonPost.com)
"Edie Takes on DOMA" In the Life (ITLMedia.org)
"Gay Rights in the US, State by State" (GuardianNews.com)

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

OUTSTANDING MUSIC ARTIST
Gossip, A Joyful Noise (Columbia Records)
Adam Lambert, Trespassing (19 Recordings, RCA Records)
Frank Ocean, Channel Orange (Def Jam)
Scissor Sisters, Magic Hour (Casablanca Records)
Rufus Wainwright, Out of the Game (Decca/Polydor)

OUTSTANDING COMIC BOOK
Astonishing X-Menby Marjorie Liu (Marvel)
Batwomanby 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 2by James Robinson (DC Comics)
Kevin Kellerby Dan Parent (Archie Comics)

OUTSTANDING LOS ANGELES THEATER
The Childrenby Michael Elyanow
Edith Can Shoot Shoot Things and Hit Them  by A. Rey Pamatmat
The Irish Curseby Martin Casella
Piecesby Chris Phillips
Silentby Pat Kinevane

OUTSTANDING NEW YORK THEATER: BROADWAY & OFF-BROADWAY
Bring It On: The Musicalbook by Jeff Whitty, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Tom Kitt and Amanda Green
Cock by Mike Bartlett
The Columnist by David Auburn
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang
The Whale by Samuel D. Hunter

OUTSTANDING NEW YORK THEATER: OFF-OFF BROADWAY
Baby Daddyby Alec Mapa
From White Plains written by Michael Perlman in collaboration with Fault Line Theatre
A Map of Virtue by Erin Courtney
Sontag: Reborn adapted by Moe Angelos, based on the book by Susan Sontag
Tail! Spin!created by Mario Correa
Photo/Video credit: ABC