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Pictures and Winners From The 20th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in NYC

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We'll have some great videos and a full recap of the 20th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York City in the coming days, but for now we hope you enjoy the below slideshow and list of winners from Saturday's event. You can also view the individual pictures in our photo gallery.

The GLAAD Media Awards continue in Los Angeles on April 18 at the Nokia Theatre LA Live where GLAAD will honor Kathy Griffin, Bishop Gene Robinson and The L Word. Special guests include Jessica Alba, Dustin Lance Black; Balthazar Getty; Megan Mullally; Alan Cumming; Gus Van Sant; George Takei; Bruno Tonioli; Robert Gant, Peter Paige, Thea Gill, Michelle Clunie; Wilson Cruz; and Chad Allen.

A third ceremony takes place in San Francisco on May 9 at the Hilton San Francisco honoring Chad Allen and Lucia Mendez with special guests including Dustin Lance Black, Michelle Clunie, Wilson Cruz, Robert Gant, Jason Lewis and Suze Orman.

Following is a complete list of GLAAD Media Award recipients announced Saturday in New York. Additional awards will be presented in Los Angeles on April 18 at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, and in San Francisco on May 9 at the Hilton San Francisco.

  • Excellence in Media Award:  Tyra Banks  (presented by Clay Aiken)
  • Vito Russo Award:  Suze Orman  (presented by T.R. Knight)
  • Special Recognition Award:  Phil Donahue (presented by Cherry Jones)
  • Special Recognition Award: The Laramie Project, 10 Years Later - The Lasting Legacy of Matthew Shepard (presented by Stockard Channing)
  • Outstanding Film – Limited Release:  TIE: Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom (Logo Features/New Open Door Productions) and Shelter (Regent Releasing)
  • Outstanding Documentary:  A Jihad For Love (First Run Features)
  • Outstanding Daily Drama: As the World Turns (CBS)
  • Outstanding TV Journalism Segment:  "Special Comment: Gay Marriage is a Question of Love"Countdown with Keith Olbermann (MSNBC) 
  • Outstanding Newspaper Article: "Owning His Gay Identity – at 15 Years Old" by Theresa Vargas (The Washington Post)
  • Outstanding Newspaper Columnist: Leonard Pitts, Jr. (The Miami Herald)
  • Outstanding Newspaper Overall Coverage: The New York Times
  • Outstanding Magazine Article: "Let God Love Gene Robinson" by Andrew Corsello (GQ)
  • Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage: Newsweek
  • Outstanding Digital Journalism Article: "Gay Athletes Are Making Their Mark"  by LZ Granderson (ESPN.com)
  • Outstanding Digital Journalism – Multimedia: "Is Gay the New Black?" by Jessica Bennett and Jennifer Molina (Newsweek.com)
  • Outstanding Music Artist: k.d. lang, Watershed
  • Outstanding Comic Book: Buffy the Vampire Slayer by Drew Goddard, Jeph Loeb and Joss Whedon (Dark Horse Comics)
  • Outstanding New York Theater: Broadway & Off-Broadway: Wig Out! by Tarell Alvin McCraney
  • Outstanding New York Theater: Off-Off Broadway: Arias with a Twist by Joey Arias and Basil Twist

SPANISH-LANGUAGE

  • Outstanding Novela: Alma de Hierro (Telefutura)
  • Outstanding Drama Series: Capadocia (HBO Latino)
  • Outstanding Individual Episode (in a series without a regular LGBT character): "Duerme, mi bien" Mujer, Casos de la Vida Real (Univision)
  • Outstanding Daytime Talk Show Episode: "Juntos hasta el final" Caso Cerrado (Telemundo)
  • Outstanding Talk Show Interview: "La primera boda de pareja de transexuales" Don Francisco Presenta(Univision)
  • Outstanding Celebrity News Segment: "La Proposición 8" Paparazzi TV (Mega TV)
  • Outstanding TV Journalism Segment: "Drama de jóvenes hispanos gay: Rechazados por ser gay"Noticiero Telemundo (Telemundo)
  • Outstanding Newspaper Article: "Confesiones de padre: Hombres gay revelan su orientación a sus hijos" by Lucero Amador Miranda (La Opinión [Los Ángeles])
  • Outstanding Newspaper Columnist: Roberto Hernández (Alianza Metropolitan News [San Jos#233;, CA])
  • Outstanding Newspaper Overall Coverage: La Opinión [Los Ángeles]
  • Outstanding Magazine Article: "Contra viento y marea" by Isis Sauceda and Judith Torrea (People en Español)
  • Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage: People en Español 
  • Outstanding Digital Journalism Article: "Cuba discutirá derechos gay" by Fernando Ravsberg (BBCMundo.com)
  • Outstanding Music Artist: Giovanni Falchetti, Junto a tí