Lydia, "Glee" and "A Single Man" Are GLAAD Media Awards Winners

News   Lydia, "Glee" and "A Single Man" Are GLAAD Media Awards Winners Octavio Solis' Lydia was honored with the Outstanding Los Angeles Theater Award at the 21st Annual GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) Media Awards, which were held April 17 in Los Angeles at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.

Other winners announced at the ceremony include "A Single Man" (Outstanding Film-Wide Release), "Glee" (Outstanding Comedy Series), "RuPaul's Drag Race" (Outstanding Reality Program) and "Polémicas Adopciones" (Outstanding Spanish-Language TV Journalism Segment). The GLAAD Media Awards "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 New York awards took place March 13 at the Marriot Marquis in Times Square. The San Francisco awards will be held June 13 at the Westin St. Francis.

"In the Texas border town of El Paso during the 1970s," read Lydia press notes, "a Mexican American family struggles with the aftermath of an accident that has injured the beloved young daughter, Ceci, and has deeply affected her mother, father and two brothers. Into this environment comes the mysterious Lydia, a sexy, confident young woman who has been hired as a caregiver. Lydia forms an immediate, almost miraculous bond with Ceci and brings new energy into the house, transforming everyone in it, but also unleashing demons that challenge the family even further."

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