Elton John, Lady Gaga and Dallas
Buyers Club are among the nominees for awards from the 25th
annual GLAAD Media Awards.
The GLAAD awards recognize positive
portrayals of the lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender
people in the media.
“Since its inception 25 years ago,
the GLAAD Media Awards have reshaped the news and entertainment
industries, inspiring thoughtful and inclusive characters and
plotlines that have driven equality forward,” said GLAAD President
Sarah Kate Ellis. “This year has brought momentous progress for
LGBT people and families – and our nominees have created images and
stories that continue to challenge misconceptions, shatter
stereotypes, and change hearts and minds of millions all across the
Nominated in the Outstanding Film –
Wide Release category are Blue is the Warmest Color, Dallas Buyers
Club, Kill Your Darlings, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
On the TV side, nominees for
Outstanding Drama Series are The Fosters, Grey's Anatomy, Orphan
Black, Pretty Little Liars and Shameless. Competing in
the Comedy Series category are Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Glee, Modern
Family, Orange is the New Black and Please Like Me.
Elton John and Lady Gaga are among
those nominated in the Outstanding Music Artist category. Also
nominated are Goldfrapp, Tegan and Sara, and Vampire Weekend.
The GLAAD Media Award will be presented
in Los Angeles on April 12 and New York City on May 3.
A complete list of nominees can be