Jane Lynch has won the 2010 Greggy
Award for her Emmy-winning portray of coach Sue Sylvester on the Fox
The annual award is handed out by gay
entertainment website GregInHollywood.com, which is edited by
longtime Hollywood corresponded Greg Hernandez.
“It's not like Jane Lynch suddenly
became more talented this year – 2010 just happened to be the year
when the world decided to really take notice,” Hernandez
wrote in a blog post announcing the winner.
“The gifted actress, who we had long
loved from Christopher Guest movies including Best in Show and
For Your Consideration, had been delivering stand-out
performances in increasingly high-profile movies (40 Year Old
Virgin, Talladega Nights) and TV shows (Boston Legal, Two and
a Half Men) when along came the role of a lifetime: Sue Sylvester
50-year-old Lynch also married her girlfriend in 2010, becoming one
of the few Hollywood celebrities to enter a gay marriage.
Hernandez also praised her gay
“Through all of her mainstream
success, Jane has not for a second turned her back on the LGBT causes
she has been active in for so long,” he wrote.
Also winning Greggys this year are Glee
Colfer and Darren
music star Chely Wright, whose coming out gay story was named most
moving, and rocker
Adam Lambert, who was named Music Star of the Year.