Robert De Niro, Mariah Carey, 20/20, Anderson Cooper 360, Cosmopolitan among #glaadawards recipients in New York

Jennifer Lawrence presented Robert De Niro with GLAAD's Excellence in Media Award tonight at the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Waldorf Astoria New York. Lee Daniels presented GLAAD's Ally Award to Mariah Carey.

A complete press release including quotes from the honorees will be posted on Sunday, May 15. Photos and videos from the event will be posted to in coming days. Highlights are available now at

Following is a complete list of GLAAD Media Award recipients announced Saturday in New York:

  • Excellence in Media Award: Robert De Niro (presented by Jennifer Lawrence)
  • Ally Award: Mariah Carey (presented by Lee Daniels)
  • Outstanding TV Journalism – Newsmagazine: “Bruce Jenner: The Interview" 20/20 (ABC) [accepted by: Diane Sawyer, Caitlyn Jenner, and David Sloan, senior executive producer]
  • Outstanding TV Journalism Segment: "Interview with Jim Obergefell" Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN) [accepted by: U.S. Supreme Court plaintiff Jim Obergefell]
  • Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage: Cosmopolitan [accepted by: Laura Brounstein, special projects director]
  • Outstanding Film – Limited Release: Tangerine (Magnolia Pictures)
  • Outstanding Individual Episode: "The Prince of Nucleotides" Royal Pains (USA Network)
  • Outstanding Digital Journalism – Multimedia: "Stopping HIV? The Truvada Revolution" Vice Reports (
  • Outstanding Newspaper Article: "Cold Case: The Murders of Cosby and Jackson" by Dianna Wray (Houston Press)
  • Outstanding Magazine Article: "Behind Brazil's Gay Pride Parades, a Struggle with Homophobic Violence" by Oscar Lopez (Newsweek)
  • Outstanding Digital Journalism Article: "This Is What It’s Like To Be An LGBT Syrian Fleeing For Your Life" by J. Lester Feder (


  • Outstanding Daytime Program Episode: "¿El marido de mi padre o yo?" Caso Cerrado (Telemundo)
  • Outstanding TV Journalism – Newsmagazine: TIE: "Amor que rompe barreras" Un Nuevo Día (Telemundo) and "En cuerpo ajeno" Aquí y Ahora (Univision)
  • Outstanding TV Journalism Segment: "Víctimas de abusos" Noticiero Univision (Univision)
  • Outstanding Digital Journalism – Multimedia: "Campeones de la igualdad" (

GLAAD previously announced that it was acknowledging two web series, Beautiful As I Want To Be ( and This is Me (Amazon Instant Video), with Special Recognition Awards.

Jennifer Lawrence presented the Excellence in Media Award to Robert De Niro. Lee Daniels presented the Ally Award to Mariah Carey. Laverne Cox hosted the event. Bebe Rexha performed, as did actor and singer Alex Newell, and Fun Homes Kally Duling and Emily Skeggs. Guests included: Aziz Ansari (Master of None); journalist Diane Sawyer; Connie Britton (Nashville); Andrew Rannells (Girls); Noah Galvin (The Real O’Neals); Tamron Hall (Today); Caitlyn Jenner; out transgender supermodel Andreja Pejić; Diane Kruger (Fathers and Daughters); Lea DeLaria, Jackie Cruz, Laura Gómez, Diane Guerrero, Selenis Leyva, Alysia Reiner (Orange Is The New Black); Carrie Preston (The Good Wife); CNN contributor Margaret Hoover; The Daily Beast editor-in-chief John Avlon; supermodel Josephine Skriver; Jason Biggs, Jenny Mollen (Amateur Night); out WWE superstar Darren Young;  Alexandra Turshen, Eric Schaeffer (Boy Meets Girl); journalist Teresa Rodriguez (Aquí y Ahora); producer Darren Dean, Karren Karagulian (Tangerine); Apple Music & iTunes executive Bozoma Saint John; out country music artist Billy Gilman; out transgender advocate Daniella Carter; out writer and advocate Jacob Tobia; fashion designers Prabal Gurung, Brandon Maxwell, Shane Gabier, and Chris Peters; early transgender model Tracey Norman; actor and trans advocate Nicole Maines, her brother Jonas Maines, and their father Wayne Maines; and GLAAD President & CEO Sarah Kate Ellis.

The Los Angeles GLAAD Media Awards were held on April 2 at the Beverly Hilton. For video, photos, and more, visit: The 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards are presented by Delta Air Lines, Hilton, Ketel One Vodka, and Wells Fargo.

The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community and the issues that affect their lives. They also fund GLAAD's work to amplify stories from the LGBT community that build support for equality and acceptance.

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