Call for GLAAD Media Awards Submissions: Outstanding Blog #glaadawards

The submission deadline for the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards Outstanding Blog category is Friday, December 7, 2012.  In the past, the award has been given to Mombian, Joe.My.God., and Towleroad for their groundbreaking coverage of LGBT people and issues.

This year, the submission fee for this category has been waived and bloggers can submit their entry by filling out an online form or the mail-in submission form

"Through breaking news and bringing important stories to the forefront, bloggers and online activists are some of the loudest and most effective voices in the march toward LGBT equality," said GLAAD President Herndon Graddick.

The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor news and entertainment media for fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the LGBT community and the issues that affect our lives. Events are held in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Nominees will be announced in January 2013. For more information on the GLAAD Media Awards, go to If you would like to submit a nomination for another category, please see the directions.


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