Saturday, March 24, 2012

GLAAD Media Award Winners

Vito Russo Award: Craig Zadan & Neil Meron, executive producers of Smash

• Special Recognition Award: Katy Butler, openly gay 17-year-old anti-bullying advocate
• Outstanding Film – Limited Release: Pariah
• Outstanding TV Movie Or Mini Series: Cinema Verite
• Outstanding Talk Show Episode: “Coming Out on the Oprah Show: 25 Years of Unforgettable Guests,” The Oprah Winfrey Show
• Outstanding TV Journalism – Newsmagazine: “The ‘Sissy Boy’ Experiments,” Anderson Cooper 360
• Outstanding Reality Program: Dancing With the Stars
• Outstanding TV Journalism Segment: “Battle Against Bullying,” ABC World News with Diane Sawyer
• Outstanding Music Artist: Lady Gaga, Born This Way
• Outstanding Comic Book: Batwoman by J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman
• Outstanding Los Angeles Theatre: No Word in Guyanese for Me by Wendy Graf
• Outstanding New York Theatre: Broadway & Off Broadway: The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures by Tony Kushner
• Outstanding New York Theatre: Off-Off Broadway: Southern Comfort, book and lyrics by Dan Collins, music by Julianne Wick Davis
• Outstanding Magazine Article: TIE: “15th Anniversary of the Passage of the Defense of Marriage Act” by Chris Geidner (Metro Weekly) and “Black & Gay in Corporate America” by Carolyn M. Brown (Black Enterprise)
• Outstanding Newspaper Article: “Led by the Child Who Simply Knew” by Bella English (The Boston Globe)
• Outstanding Newspaper Columnist: Frank Bruni (The New York Times)
• Outstanding Newspaper Overall Coverage: The New York Times
• Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage: The Advocate/Out
• Outstanding Digital Journalism-Multimedia: “Injustice at Every Turn” (
• Outstanding Blog: TIE: Mombian  and Towleroad


• Outstanding Music Artist: Ricky Martin, Música + Alma + Sexo
• Special Recognition: El Diario la Prensa
• Outstanding Daytime Talk Show Episode: “Lesbianas celebran 10 años,” Caso Cerrado
• Outstanding Talk Show Interview: “Entrevista con Raquel Gómez y Mony Ruiz Velasco,” Al Punto
• Outstanding TV Journalism – Newsmagazine: “Asesino,” Primer Impacto
• Outstanding TV Journalism Segment: “Ángeles del cambio,” Noticiero 34 (KMEX TV-34 [Los Angeles, Calif.])
• Outstanding Newspaper Article: TIE: “Casamiento e hijos biológicos para pareja gay hispana de EEUU” by Claudia Torrens (Associated Press) and “Madre hay una sola, no necesariamente” by Virginia Gaglianone (La Opinión)
• Outstanding Magazine Article: “Nueva York ♥ la igualdad” by Michelle Oyola (People en Español)
• Outstanding Digital Journalism Article: “Las 7 señales de un niño transgénero” by Paula Andalo (

Additional awards — including Outstanding Comedy Series, Drama Series, Film – Wide Release, Documentary, Daily Drama, Telenovela, and Digital Journalism Article – will be announced in Los Angeles on April 21 and in San Francisco on June 2. Facebook will be honored in June in San Francisco with a Special Recognition Award. Shonda Rhimes (Grey’s Anatomy) will receive the Golden Gate Award and Wells Fargo will receive the Corporate Leader Award.

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