GLAAD Media Awards

GLAAD Media Awards nominees highlight out LGBT athletes

Yesterday GLAAD announced the nominees for its 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, and several of the nominees are about out LGBT athletes as the mainstream media is paying more attention to the changing culture in professional sports, more high-profile athletes are coming out, and events like the Olympic games in Sochi are throwing a spotlight on global treatment of LGBT people.

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GLAAD Media Award nominees highlight racial diversity in LGBT portrayals in news and entertainment #GLAADAwards

This morning, GLAAD announced the nominees for the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards and many of this year's nominees included out characters of color telling important stories and reflecting the true diversity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.

GLAAD Media Awards nominees highlight outstanding bisexual media representations #glaadawards

Today, GLAAD announced the nominees for its 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. One of the selection criteria for the GLAAD Media Awards is "fair, accurate and inclusive representations," meaning nominees include diverse stories about multi-dimensional LGBT representations rather than focus on broad stereotypes. Media representations of the bisexual community are infrequent and often sensationalized or inaccurate, but this year saw several nomination-worthy and bi-inclusive media projects.

And the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards nominees are... #glaadawards

Today GLAAD announced the nominees for the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, recognizing the powerful and important media stories from this historic year for LGBT equality.

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