14th Annual GLAAD Nominees Announced; Four Theatre Categories

News   14th Annual GLAAD Nominees Announced; Four Theatre Categories Nominees for the 14th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, honoring representations of gay individuals in the media, were announced Dec. 12.

Nominees for the 14th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, honoring represntations of gay individuals in the media, were announced Dec. 12.

The annual awards honor the best in journalism, film, TV and theatre. The nominations include four theatre-related categories: Outstanding Los Angeles Theatre; Outstanding New York Theatre: Broadway and Off; Outstanding New York Theatre: Off Off-Broadway; and Outstanding Washington D.C. Theatre. Among the New York productions receiving nominations are the Broadway mounting of Edward Albee's The Goat and such Off-Broadway fare as The Public Theater's Take Me Out, the new Ahrens-Flaherty musical A Man of No Importance as well as Elle and Kilt.

The complete list of nominees follows:

Outstanding Los Angeles Theater
The Big Voice: God or Merman?
A Cold Coming We Had of It
The Day I Stood Still
Dementia
Drama Club

Outstanding New York Theater: Broadway & Off - Broadway
Elle
The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?
Kilt
A Man of No Importance
Take Me Out Outstanding New York Theater: Off Off -Broadway
A to B
Rhapsody in Seth
Single Wet Female
Spanked!
Zanna, Don't!

Outstanding Washington D.C. Theater
Corpus Christi
Glory Box
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
The Laramie Project
Not As Cute As Picture

Outstanding Film - Wide Release
"Far From Heaven" (Focus Features)
"Frida" (Miramax Films)
"The Hours" (Paramount Pictures)
"The Rules of Attraction" (Lions Gate Films)
"Sweet Home Alabama" (Touchstone Pictures)

Outstanding Film - Limited Release
"8 Women" (Focus Features)
"Borstal Boy" (Strand Releasing)
"His Secret Life (Strand" Releasing)
"Kissing Jessica Stein" (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
"Y Tu Mamá También" (IFC Films)

Outstanding Comedy Series
"Sex and the City" (HBO)
"Will & Grace" (NBC)

Outstanding Drama Series
"Once and Again" (ABC)
"Queer As Folk" (Showtime)
"The Shield" (FX)
"Six Feet Under" (HBO)
"The Wire" (HBO)

  Outstanding Individual Episode (in a series without a regular gay character)
"Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Honey?" "George Lopez" (ABC)
"My Own Private Rodeo" "King of the Hill" (Fox)
"Pararse" "Resurrection Blvd." (Showtime)
"Relax!" "Grounded for Life" (Fox)
"Scared Straight" "Crossing Jordan" (NBC)

Outstanding Television Movie
"The Badge" (Starz!)
"Bobbie's Girl" (Showtime)
"The Laramie Project" (HBO)
"The Matthew Shepard Story" (NBC)

Outstanding Documentary
"Gay Weddings" (Bravo)
"Middle School Confessions" (HBO)
"Southern Comfort" (HBO)
"Trembling Before G-d" (New Yorker Films)
"True Life: I'm Coming Out" (MTV)

Outstanding Daily Drama
"All My Children" (ABC)
"Daniela" (Telemundo)
"Undressed" (MTV)

Outstanding Television Journalism
"Coming Out" "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" (HBO)
"Kantaras v. Kantaras" CourtTV (CourtTV)
"A Matter of Choice?" "Nightline" (ABC)
"Nick News Special Edition: My Family is Different" "Nick News with Linda Ellerbee" (Nickelodeon)
"Rosie's Story: For the Sake of the Children" "Primetime Thursday" (ABC)

Outstanding Newspaper Article
"Coming Out: Revelation Alters Daughter's Relationship with Folks" by Martha Irvine (The Associated Press)
"Dos Madres para un Hogar (Two Mothers in One Household)" by Patricia A. Gonzalez-Portillo, (La Opinión [Los Angeles])
"Gay Muslims Face a Growing Challenge Reconciling Their Two Identities" by Robert F. Worth (The New York Times)
"Mauling Death Creates an Activist" by Anna Gorman (Los Angeles Times)
"Queer and Present Danger" by Ken Picard (Independent [Missoula, Mont.])

Outstanding Newspaper Columnist
Margery Eagan (The Boston Herald)
Thomas Oliphant (The Boston Globe)
Leonard Pitts, Jr. (The Miami Herald)
Deb Price (The Detroit News)
Steve Rothaus (The Miami Herald)

Outstanding Newspaper Overall Coverage
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Chicago Tribune
Newsday
Orlando Sentinel
USA Today

Outstanding Magazine Article
"About a Boy Who Isn't" by Benoit Denizet-Lewis (The New York Times Magazine)
"Free and Clear" by Esera Tuaolo with Luke Cyphers (ESPN The Magazine)
"Indian Gays Step Out" by Kavita Chhibber Narula (Little India [Reading, Pa.])
"A Killing in Colorado" by Jon Barrett (Teen People)
"Mormon Family Values" by Katherine Rosman (The Nation)

Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage
AsianWeek
The Chronicle of Higher Education
National Catholic Reporter
Teen People
TV Guide

Outstanding Digital Journalism Article
"Fired for Being Gay" by Jennifer Barrett, Newsweek.MSNBC.com
"The Gay Purge" by Cheryl L. Reed, Salon.com
"More Than Just Cross-Dressing: Identifying the Transgender Market" by Kipp Cheng, DiversityInc.com
"One Man's Tale" by Josh Hammer, Newsweek.MSNBC.com
"Sleeping with the Enemy" by Flore de Préneuf, Salon.com

Outstanding Digital Journalism Overall Coverage
CourtTV.com
Newsweek.MSNBC.com
Salon.com

Outstanding Music Album
"Become You," Indigo Girls (Epic Records)
"Cookie: The Anthropological Mixtape," Meshell Ndegeocello (Maverick Records)
"Crucible," Halford (Sanctuary Records)
"Release," Pet Shop Boys (Sanctuary Records)
"A Wonderful World," k.d. lang & Tony Bennett (Sony Music)

Outstanding Talk Show
"Adopted by Gay Parents" "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" (syndicated)
"Gays in Sports" "Donahue" (MSNBC)
"Dolly Parton" "So Graham Norton" (BBC America)

Outstanding Comic Book
"The Authority" (Wildstorm/DC Comics)
"Green Lantern" (DC Comics)
"Murder Mysteries" (Dark Horse Comics)
"Strangers in Paradise" (Abstract Studio)
"X-Statix" (Marvel Comics)

GLAAD is dedicated to promoting fair, accurate, and inclusive representation of individuals and events in all media as a means of eliminating homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.