Nominees for the 16th Annual GLAAD Media Awards
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January 19, 2005

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Outstanding Film - Wide Release | Outstanding Film - Limited Release

Outstanding Drama Series | Outstanding Comedy Series | Outstanding Individual Episode | Outstanding Television Movie | Outstanding Reality Program | Outstanding Documentary | Outstanding Daily Drama | Outstanding Talk Show Episode | Outstanding TV Journalism | Outstanding Advertising - Electronic

Outstanding Magazine Article | Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage | Outstanding Newspaper Article | Outstanding Newspaper Columnist | Outstanding Newspaper Overall Coverage | Outstanding Advertising - Print | Outstanding Comic Book | Outstanding Digital Journalism Article

Music & Theater:
Outstanding Music Artist | Outstanding Los Angeles Theater | Outstanding New York Theater: Broadway & Off-Broadway | Outstanding New York Theater: Off-Off-Broadway

Special Recognition

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Outstanding Film - Wide Release

Alexander (Warner Bros.)
A Home at the End of the World (Warner Independent Pictures)
Kinsey (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
Monster (Newmarket Films)
Saved! (United Artists)

Outstanding Film - Limited Release

Bad Education (Sony Pictures Classics)
Bear Cub (TLA Releasing)
Blue Gate Crossing (Strand Releasing)
Brother to Brother (Wolfe Releasing)
The Mudge Boy (Strand Releasing/Showtime)

Outstanding Drama Series

Kevin Hill (UPN)
The L Word (Showtime)
Queer as Folk (Showtime)
Six Feet Under (HBO)
The Wire (HBO)

Outstanding Comedy Series

Will & Grace

Outstanding Individual Episode (in a series without a regular gay character)

"Daniela" Cold Case (CBS)
"It's Raining Men" Cold Case (CBS)
"Lost Boys" Jack & Bobby (The WB)
"Old Flame with a New Wick" Two and a Half Men (CBS)
"The Real World Rittenhouse" Strong Medicine (Lifetime)

Outstanding Television Movie

The Blackwater Lightship (CBS)
Jack (Showtime)

Outstanding Reality Program

American Candidate (Showtime)
Big Brother 5 (CBS)
Queer Eye for the Straight Guy (Bravo)
The Real World: Philadelphia (MTV)
Survivor: Vanuatu (CBS)

Outstanding Documentary

No Secret Anymore: The Times Of Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon (Sundance Channel)
The Opposite Sex: Rene's Story (Showtime)
Paternal Instinct (Cinemax)
Tarnation (Wellspring Media)
True Life: I'm Gay and I'm Getting Married (MTV)

Outstanding Daily Drama

All My Children (ABC)
One Life to Live (ABC)

Outstanding Talk Show Episode

"The 11-Year-Old Who Wants a Sex Change" The Oprah Winfrey Show (syndicated)
"Alan Cumming" The Graham Norton Effect (Comedy Central)
"I was Born a Woman...Today I'm a Man" Maury Povich (syndicated)

Outstanding TV Journalism

AIDS: A Pop Culture History (VH1)
"Scenes from a Marriage" Dateline NBC (NBC)
"They Didn't Ask, He Didn't Tell" 60 Minutes (CBS)
"Trapped" 48 Hours Investigates (CBS)
"Without Mercy" Dateline NBC (NBC)

Outstanding Magazine Article

"At Home in Two Worlds" by Dirk Johnson and Adam Piore (Newsweek)
"Coming Out in Corporate America" by Cliff Edwards (BusinessWeek)
"Growing Up with Mom & Mom" by Susan Dominus (The New York Times Magazine)
"Homophobia of All Hues" by Christopher Lisotta (The Nation)
"Should Their Love be Legal?" by Jessica Dulong (CosmoGIRL!)

Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage

The Chronicle of Higher Education
The Nation

Outstanding Newspaper Article

"Fatherly Love" by Richard A. Marini (San Antonio Express-News)
"A Grim Prognosis" by Laura Bond (Westword)
"In the Bible Belt, Acceptance is Hard-Won" by Anne Hull (Washington Post)
"LAPD Still Biased, Gays Allege" by Nora Zamichow (Los Angeles Times)
"Two Brothers, Two Weddings, One Family" by Thomas Farragher and Patricia Wen (The Boston Globe)

Outstanding Newspaper Columnist

Ellen Goodman (The Boston Globe)
Derrick Z. Jackson (The Boston Globe)
Patrick Moore (Los Angeles Times, Newsday)
Deb Price (The Detroit News)
Frank Rich (The New York Times)

Outstanding Newspaper Overall Coverage

The Boston Globe
The New York Times
San Francisco Chronicle
Seattle Times
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Outstanding Digital Journalism Article

"The Cutting Edge" by Claudia Kolker (
"No Straight Answers" by Randy B. Hecht (
"Rainbow and Red" by Emily Alpert (
"Sex, Lies and the 'Down Low'" by Whitney Joiner (
"Sylvester: Living Proof" by James Earl Hardy (

Outstanding Advertising - Electronic

"Bouncer" United Church of Christ
"Coco" Orbitz
"Penn Pals" Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation
"Watch and Learn: Gay Marriage" MTV

Outstanding Advertising - Print

"Are You Putting Us On?" Kenneth Cole
"Jill" Grand Marnier
"Menotte Bracelets" Cartier
"This is Love. It's Not Up for a Vote." Shreve, Crump & Low

Outstanding Comic Book

Ex Machina (Wildstorm/DC Comics)
Hard Time (DC Comics)
Luba (Fantagraphics Books)
My Faith in Frankie (Vertigo/DC Comics)
Strangers in Paradise (Abstract Studio)

Outstanding Music Artist

Melissa Etheridge, Lucky
George Michael, Patience
Scissor Sisters, Scissor Sisters
Le Tigre, This Island
Rufus Wainwright, Want Two

Outstanding Los Angeles Theater

Last Summer at Bluefish Cove
Like a Dog on Linoleum
The Paris Letter
Stage Directions
Take Me Out

Outstanding New York Theater: Broadway & Off - Broadway

Bare: A Pop Opera
La Cage Aux Folles
The Normal Heart
The Tricky Part
Where Do We Live?

Outstanding New York Theater: Off - Off Broadway

Bald Diva!
The Big Voice: God or Merman?
Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead
Love According to Luc

Special Recognition

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

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