The New Normal, How to
Survive a Plague, Keep The Lights On and Ryan Murphy have won
Winners of the Gay & Lesbian
Entertainment Critics' (GALECA) fourth annual Dorian Awards were
announced on Wednesday.
Keep the Lights On bested Any
Day Now, Cloud Atlas, Gayby and The Perks of Being a
Wallflower to win in the LGBT Film of the Year Category.
Director Ira Sachs' film also won the
Teddy Award at the 62nd Berlin International Film
Festival, also known as Berlinale, in February.
The film traces the relationship of two
men – documentary filmmaker Erik (played by Thure Lindhardt, Flame
and Citron) and closeted lawyer Paul (Zachary Booth, Damages)
– from a casual encounter in
1977 New York City through all its highs and lows over the the next
many years. Each is haunted by his own compulsions and addictions.
David France's How to Survive a Plague
won documentary of the year.
is a fearless look at the rise and success of HIV/AIDS advocacy
groups ACT UP (AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power) and TAG (Treatment
Action Group). The film first premiered last year at Sundance and
has been nominated for Best Documentary at the 85th
Modern Family (ABC)
and The New Normal
(NBC) tied for LGBT TV Show of the Year.
Ryan Murphy, the creator of The New Normal
and Glee, was named
“wilde artist of the year.”
list of winners can be found on GALECA's