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||GLAAD Media Awards nominees announced
News update, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010
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The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation ( GLAAD ) has announced the nominees for its 21st Annual GLAAD Media Awards, according to a press release.
Among the various nominees are the movies A Single Man and Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire; TV shows One Life to Live and Glee; singers Adam Lambert and Lady Gaga; and Spanish-language shows Sábado Gigante and Primer Impacto. The GLAAD Media Awards ceremonies will be held in New York on March 13, 2010 at the Marriott Marquis ( where Cynthia Nixon will receive the Vito Russo Award ) ; in Los Angeles on April 17 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza; and in San Francisco on June 5 at The Westin St. Francis.
"Words and images matter," said GLAAD President Jarrett Barrios. "With these awards, we seek to recognize news coverage and entertainment programming that go beyond stock stereotypes with LGBT storylines that more fully reflect the challenges gay and transgender people face and the aspirations we hold for ourselves and our families. The GLAAD Media Awards honor media professionals who are doing an exceptional job at bringing our stories into the living rooms of Americaand set a 'fairness benchmark' for the news and entertainment industries."
See www.glaad.org/mediaawards/21/nominees for all the nominees.
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