Award season is definitely upon us. GLAAD the global LGBT media advocacy organization has announced the nominees for its 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. The GLAAD Media Awards recognize & honor media for their fair, accurate & inclusive representations of our LGBT community & the issues that affect our lives. The GLAAD Media Awards also fund GLAAD's work to accelerate acceptance of the LGBT community. Sarah Kate Ellis said GLAAD CEO & President stated, “For nearly three decades, the GLAAD Media Awards have propelled inclusion in media & driven LGBT acceptance forward. This year’s nominees have raised the bar for creating thoughtful & diverse LGBT images & storylines, deepening audiences’ understanding of LGBT people & accelerating acceptance across the world.” Among the nominees are: Academy Award nominees Carol & The Danish Girl; Golden Globe nominee Grandma; Film Independent Spirit Award nominees Appropriate Behavior & Tangerine; FOX’s hit drama Empire & Netflix’s Sense8, Master of None, Orange Is the New Black & Grace & Frankie; Amazon’s Transparent; HBO's Bessie; ABC’s 20/20 for its groundbreaking Diane Sawyer interview with Caitlyn Jenner; E!’s I Am Cait & TLC’s I Am Jazz, both reality programs headlined by transgender people. The GLAAD Media Awards are presented by Delta Air Lines, Hilton & Ketel One Vodka. Ceremonies will be held in Los Angeles on April 2nd at The Beverly Hilton & we’ll be covering the Red Carpet in New York on May 14th at the Waldorf Astoria New York for OUTTAKE VOICES.
For Info & A Full List: .glaad.org
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