Glaad Media Awards 2015

March 21, 2015
Host Glaad Media Awards 2015
Beverly Hills, California
7:00 PM

Glaad Media Awards 2015 Nominees & Winners

Vanguard Award: Kerry Washington
Stephen F. Kolzak Award: Roland Emmerich

Outstanding Film - Wide Release

  • The Imitation Game (The Weinstein Company)
  • Love Is Strange (Sony Pictures Classics)
  • Pride (CBS Films)
  • The Skeleton Twins (Roadside Attractions)
  • Tammy (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Outsanding Film - Limited Release

  • Dear White People (Lionsgate)
  • Life Partners (Magnolia Pictures)
  • Lilting (Strand Releasing)
  • The Way He Looks (Strand Releasing)
  • Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow (Film Movement)

Outstanding Drama Series

  • Degrassi (TeenNick)
  • The Fosters (ABC Family)
  • Game of Thrones (HBO)
  • Grey's Anatomy (ABC)
  • How to Get Away with Murder (ABC)
  • Last Tango in Halifax (PBS)
  • Masters of Sex (Showtime)
  • Orphan Black (BBC America)
  • Pretty Little Liars (ABC Family)
  • Shameless (Showtime)

Outstanding Comedy Series

  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine (FOX)
  • Faking It (MTV)
  • Glee (FOX)
  • Looking (HBO)
  • Modern Family (ABC)
  • Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)
  • Please Like Me (Pivot)
  • Sirens (USA Network)
  • Transparent (Amazon Instant Video)
  • Vicious (PBS)

Outstanding Individual Episode (in a series without a regular LGBT character)

  • Deep Breath, Doctor Who (BBC America)
  • Down a Tree, Good Luck Charlie (Disney Channel)
  • Identity Crisis, Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime)
  • Let's Have a Baby, Playing House (USA Network)
  • No Lack of Void, Elementary (CBS)

Outstanding TV Movie or Mini-Series

  • The Normal Heart (HBO)

Outstanding Documentary

  • The Case Against 8 (HBO)
  • L Word Mississippi: Hate the Sin (Showtime)
  • Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word (Logo / MTV)
  • To Russia with Love (Epix)
  • True Trans With Laura Jane Grace (AOL Originals)

Outstanding Reality Program

  • Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce (Fuse)
  • B.O.R.N. to Style (FYI)
  • Make or Break: The Linda Perry Project (VH1)
  • R&B Divas: Atlanta (TV One)
  • Survivor: San Juan del Sur (CBS)

Outstanding Daily Drama

  • Days of Our Lives (NBC)
  • General Hospital (ABC)

Outstanding Music Artist

  • Against Me!, Transgender Dysphoria Blues (Xtra Mile Recordings)
  • Angel Haze, Dirty Gold (Island Records/Republic Records)
  • Mary Gauthier, Trouble & Love (In the Black Records)
  • Mary Lambert, Heart on My Sleeve (Capitol Records)
  • Sam Smith, In the Lonely Hour (Capitol Records)

Outstanding Comic Book

  • Hawkeye written by Matt Fraction (Marvel Comics)
  • Lumberjanes written by Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis (BOOM! Studios)
  • Memetic written by James Tynion IV (BOOM! Studios)
  • Rat Queens written by Kurtis J. Wiebe (Image Comics)
  • Saga written by Brian K. Vaughan (Image Comics)

Outstanding Talk Show Episode

  • Issues Facing the Transgender Community, Katie (syndicated)
  • Laverne Cox Discusses 'The T Word,' The View (ABC)
  • Michael Sam, Oprah Prime (OWN)
  • Pepe Julian Onziema, Last Week Tonight With John Oliver (HBO)
  • Robin Roberts, The Ellen DeGeneres Show (syndicated)

Outstanding TV Journalism - Newsmagazine

  • Coming Out, Nick News With Linda Ellerbee (Nickelodeon)
  • Gay and Muslim in America, America Tonight (Al Jazeera America)
  • Gay Rodeo, This is Life with Lisa Ling (CNN)
  • Infield & Out: Baseball for All, Morning Joe (MSNBC)
  • Transgender Society [series] Ronan Farrow Daily (MSNBC)

Outstanding TV Journalism Segment

  • Change is Coming to the South, Melissa Harris-Perry (MSNBC)
  • Fired for Being Gay?, MSNBC Live (MSNBC)
  • License to Discriminate?, Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)
  • A Model With a Mission, Alicia Menendez Tonight (Fusion)
  • Transgender Tipping Point?, This Week (ABC)

Outstanding Newspaper Article

  • A Christian Family, a Gay Son and a Wichita Father's Change of Heart by Roy Wenzl (The Wichita Eagle)
  • For Transgender Service Members, Honesty Can End Career by Ernesto Londoño (The Washington Post)
  • An Identity to Call Their Own [series] by Michael A. Fuoco & Mackenzie Carpenter (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
  • Longtime Utah LGBT Advocates Recount Brutal History by Erin Alberty (Salt Lake City Tribune)
  • When They Stopped Waiting by Shaun McKinnon (The Arizona Republic)

Outstanding Magazine Article

  • Do Ask, Do Tell by S.L. Price (Sports Illustrated)
  • The Forsaken by Alex Morris (Rolling Stone)
  • Inside the Iron Closet: What It's Like to Be Gay in Putin's Russia by Jeff Sharlet (GQ)
  • Sex Without Fear by Tim Murphy (New York)
  • The Transgender Tipping Point by Katy Steinmetz (Time)

Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage

  • Essence
  • Glamour
  • Out
  • Sports Illustrated
  • Time

Outstanding Digital Journalism Article

  • 31 Days of PrEP
  • Black Parents, Gay Sons and Redefining Masculinity by Edward Wyckoff Williams
  • Conner Mertens Came Out to His College Football Team. Now He Comes Out Publicly. by Cyd Zeigler
  • A Nun's Secret Ministry Brings Hope to the Transgender Community by Nathan Schneider
  • A Year Later, 'Nothing' Has Changed Since Transgender Woman Islan Nettles was Killed by Tony Merevick

Oustanding Digital Journalism - Multimedia

  • Left Behind: LGBT Homeless Youth Struggle to Survive on the Streets by Miranda Leitsinger
  • Why Did the U.S. Lock Up These Women With Men? by Cristina Costantini, Jorge Rivas, Kristofer Ríos
  • With Technology I Didn't Have to Sell My Body by Kerri Pang
  • Young and Gay: Jamaica's Gully Queens by Adri Murguia, Christo Geoghegan
  • Young and Gay in Putin's Russia by Milene Larsson

Outstanding Blog

  • The Art of Transliness
  • Autostraddle
  • Box Turtle Bulletin
  • Holy Bullies and Headless Monsters
  • My Fabulous Disease

Special Recognition

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition (BioWare/Electronic Arts)