Monday, April 14, 2014

25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards Winners: THE FOSTERS, DAYS OF OUR LIVES

The 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards ceremony, held at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, was the first of two annual showcases in which GLAAD announces the winners of its annual awards. The second slate of winners -- including outstanding comedy series -- will be announced May 3 in New York.

Below is a complete list of Saturday's winners follows:

· Pioneer Award: Norman Lear (presented by Wilson Cruz)

· Vanguard Award: Jennifer Lopez (presented by Rita Moreno)

· Stephen F. Kolzak Award: Laverne Cox, star of ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK (presented by Ellen Page)

· International Advocate for Change Award: Manny de Guerre, founder of the Side by Side LGBT Film Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia (presented by Maria Menounos)

· Outstanding Documentary: TIE: Bridegroom (Virgil Films/OWN) [accepted by: Shane Bitney Crone and Linda Bloodworth-Thomason] and Call Me Kuchu (Cinedigm) [accepted by: co-directors Katherine Fairfax Wright, Malika Zouhali-Worrall, and Ugandan activist John "Long Jones" Abdallah Wambere]

· Outstanding Drama Series: THE FOSTERS (ABC Family) [accepted by: co-creators Peter Paige and Bradley Bredeweg with stars Sheri Saum and Teri Polo]

· Outstanding Daily Drama: DAYS OF OUR LIVES (NBC)

· Outstanding Newspaper Article: LGBTQ in the Capital (series) by Melissa Griffiths (Juneau Empire [Juneau, Alaska])

· Outstanding Digital Journalism -- Multimedia: We Are Here: LGBTI in Uganda by Sunnivie Brydum, D. David Robinson (

· Outstanding Music Artist: Tegan and Sara, Heartthrob (Warner Bros. Records)

· Outstanding Comic Book: Young Avengers, written by Kieron Gillen (Marvel Comics)

· Outstanding Talk-Show Interview: TIE: "Debate por la igualdad" Al Punto (Univision) and "Decision Historica" Sin Limites con Elizabeth Espinosa (CNN en Espanol)

· Outstanding Local TV Journalism: "Natalia: rompiendo barreras" Noticiero Telemundo Arizona (KTAZ-39 [Phoenix, Ariz.])

· Outstanding TV Journalism Segment: "Decision Historica" Noticiero Telemundo (Telemundo)

· Outstanding Digital Journalism -- Multimedia: "Eric y Juan, un matrimonio feliz a pesar de todo" by Fernando Mexia (

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.

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