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Sunday, March 14, 2010

2010 GLAAD Media Award Winners

The 21st Annual GLAAD Media Awards were held last night, March 13, 2010 at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. The GLAAD Awards recognizes and honors the media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and the issues that affect their lives.

Recipients were announced in 24 of this year's 32 media categories with additional awards being presented in Los Angeles on April 17, 2010 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, and in San Francisco on June 5, 2010 at the Westin St. Francis.

The following is a complete list of GLAAD Media Awards presented on stage, and the individuals that accepted the awards:
  • Excellence in Media Award: Joy Behar (presented by Meredith Vieira)
  • Vito Russo Award: Cynthia Nixon (presented by Michael Patrick King)
  • Outstanding Drama Series: Brothers & Sisters (ABC) [Accepted by: show writer, Geoffrey Nauffts]
  • Outstanding TV Movie or Mini-Series: Prayers for Bobby (Lifetime) [Accepted by: Sigourney Weaver and producers Daniel Sladek and Damian Ganczewski]
  • Outstanding TV Journalism Segment: "Why Will Won't Pledge Allegiance" American Morning(CNN) [Accepted by: Will Phillips and American Morning producer Beth Marengo]
  • Outstanding Digital Journalism Article: TIE: "'We Love You, This Won't Change a Thing'" by John Buccigross ( [Accepted by: John Buccigross and Patrick Burke, brother of Brendan Burke] and "Why Can't You Just Butch Up? Gay Men, Effeminacy, and Our War with Ourselves" by Brent Hartinger ( [Accepted by: Brent Hartinger]
  • Special Recognition: Hair [Accepted by: Gavin Creel]

The following is a list of all other award recipients announced at the 21st Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York.

  • Outstanding Film-Limited Release: Little Ashes (Regent Releasing)
  • Outstanding Individual Episode: "Pawnee Zoo" Parks and Recreation (NBC)
  • Outstanding Daily Drama: One Life to Live (ABC)
  • Outstanding Talk Show Episode: "Ellen DeGeneres and Her Wife, Portia de Rossi" The Oprah Winfrey Show (syndicated)
  • Outstanding TV Journalism – Newsmagazine: "Uganda Be Kidding Me" (series) The Rachel Maddow Show(MSNBC)
  • Outstanding Newspaper Article: "Kept From a Dying Partner's Bedside" by Tara Parker-Pope (The New York Times)
  • Outstanding Newspaper Columnist: Frank Rich (The New York Times)
  • Outstanding Newspaper Overall Coverage: The New York Times
  • Outstanding Magazine Article: "Coming Out in Middle School" by Benoit Denizet-Lewis (The New York Times Magazine)
  • Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage: The Advocate
  • Outstanding Comic Book: Detective Comics by Greg Rucka (DC Comics)
  • Outstanding New York Theater: Broadway & Off–Broadway: A Boy and His Soul by Colman Domingo
  • Outstanding New York Theater: Off–Off Broadway: She Like Girls by Chisa Hutchinson


  • Outstanding Novela: Más Sabe el Diablo (Telemundo)
  • Outstanding Daytime Talk Show Episode: "Adopción gay: un tema muy controversial" Paparazzi TV Sensacional(MegaTV)
  • Outstanding Talk Show Interview: "Realidades de ser gay en la tercera edad" El Show de Cristina (Univision)
  • Outstanding TV Journalism – Newsmagazine: TIE: "En el cuerpo equivocado" Primer Impacto (Univision) & "Damas gracias: Entrevista con Eva Leivas-Andino" Al Rojo Vivo(Telemundo)
  • Outstanding Newspaper Article: "Mas familias de dos papás o dos mamas" by Pilar Marrero (La Opinión)
  • Outstanding Magazine Article: "Del odio a la justicia" by Lena Hansen (People en Español)
  • Outstanding Digital Journalism Article: "Saliendo del clóset: Cómo enfrentarlo en familia" by Fernanda Martínez (

More information about the upcoming GLAAD Media Awards events in Los Angeles and San Francisco may be found at

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