GLAAD Announces its 2015 Media Award Nominees! Full List Here

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GLAAD announced today the nominees for the 26th annual GLAAD Media Awards. By recognizing and honoring media for outstanding images of the LGBT community, the GLAAD Media Awards serve as a benchmark for the media industry and complement GLAAD’s work to bring LGBT images and stories to the world. “For nearly 30 years, the GLAAD Media Awards have raised the bar for inclusion in news and entertainment, transforming LGBT representation in media and moving the dial for acceptance across the globe,” said GLAAD President & CEO Sarah Kate Ellis. “It’s been a remarkable year for equality, and nowhere is that more evident than in the visibility LGBT people have gained across media. This year’s nominees, including expanded categories in Outstanding Comedy and Drama Series, reflect the widening diversity of LGBT images and storylines that are closing the gap to full acceptance.”

Among the nominees: Amazon Instant Video’s smash hit Transparent; ABC’s How to Get Away with Murder; HBO’s Game of Thrones, Looking, and The Normal Heart; Academy Award–nominee The Imitation Game and Golden Globe–nominee Pride; Love is Strange, starring John Lithgow and Alfred Molina; Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word and True Trans with Laura Jane Grace, both documentaries about transgender people; Nickelodeon and The Disney Channel for Nick News with Linda Ellerbee and Good Luck Charlierespectively; To Russia with Love, Oprah Prime, and Outsports.com for interviews with out athletes; MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry; and Sam Smith for his critically acclaimed album In the Lonely Hour.

Check out a video of the nominees after the jump…

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