GLAAD Media Awards 2015 Winners

Credit: GlAAD.org

Credit: GlAAD.org

The GLAAD Media Awards were held at the Waldorf Astoria in New York this past Friday. The event recognizes and honors media for their “fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and the issues that affect their lives.” The event was full of stars including CNN host Anderson Cooper, Kelly And Michael host Kelly Ripa and her husband Mark Consuelos and Orange is the New Black star Laverne Cox. Check out the full list of winners below:

OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW EPISODE
“Issues Facing the Transgender Community” Katie (syndicated)
“Laverne Cox Discusses ‘The T Word'” The View (ABC)
“Michael Sam” Oprah Prime (OWN)
“Pepe Julian Onziema” Last Week Tonight With John Oliver (HBO)
“Robin Roberts” The Ellen DeGeneres Show (syndicated)
OUTSTANDING TV JOURNALISM SEGMENT
“Fired for Being Gay?” MSNBC Live (MSNBC) – winner“Change is Coming to the South” Melissa Harris-Perry (MSNBC)
“License to Discriminate?” Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)
“A Model With a Mission” Alicia Menendez Tonight (Fusion)
“Transgender Tipping Point?” This Week (ABC)

OUTSTANDING TV JOURNALISM – NEWSMAGAZINE
“Coming Out” Nick News With Linda Ellerbee (Nickelodeon) – winner
“Gay and Muslim in America” America Tonight (Al Jazeera America)
“Gay Rodeo” This is Life with Lisa Ling (CNN)
“Infield & Out: Baseball for All” Morning Joe (MSNBC)
“Transgender Society” [series] Ronan Farrow Daily (MSNBC)

OUTSTANDING NEWSPAPER ARTICLE
“Longtime Utah LGBT Advocates Recount Brutal History” by Erin Alberty (Salt Lake City Tribune) – winner
“A Christian Family, a Gay Son and a Wichita Father’s Change of Heart” by Roy Wenzl (The Wichita Eagle)
“For Transgender Service Members, Honesty Can End Career” by Ernesto Londoño (The Washington Post)
“An Identity to Call Their Own” [series] by Michael A. Fuoco & Mackenzie Carpenter (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
“When They Stopped Waiting” by Shaun McKinnon (The Arizona Republic)

OUTSTANDING TV JOURNALISM SEGMENT
“Transgender Tipping Point?” This Week (ABC) – winner
“Change is Coming to the South” Melissa Harris-Perry (MSNBC)
“Fired for Being Gay?” MSNBC Live (MSNBC)
“License to Discriminate?” Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)
“A Model With a Mission” Alicia Menendez Tonight (Fusion)

OUTSTANDING DIGITAL JOURNALISM–
MULTIMEDIA
“Why Did the U.S. Lock Up These Women With Men?” by Cristina Costantini, Jorge Rivas, Kristofer Ríos (Fusion.net) – winner
“Left Behind: LGBT Homeless Youth Struggle to Survive on the Streets” by Miranda Leitsinger (NBCNews.com)
“With Technology I Didn’t Have to Sell My Body” by Kerri Pang (MSNBC.com)
“Young and Gay: Jamaica’s Gully Queens” by Adri Murguia, Christo Geoghegan (News.Vice.com)
“Young and Gay in Putin’s Russia” by Milene Larsson (News.Vice.com)

OUTSTANDING MAGAZINE OVERALL COVERAGE
Sports Illustrated – winner
Essence
Glamour
Out
Time

OUTSTANDING FILM – LIMITED RELEASE
Lilting (Strand Releasing) – winner
Dear White People (Lionsgate)
Life Partners (Magnolia Pictures)
The Way He Looks (Strand Releasing)
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow (Film Movement)

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY
L Word Mississippi: Hate the Sin (Showtime) – winner
The Case Against 8 (HBO)
Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word (Logo / MTV)
To Russia with Love (Epix)
True Trans With Laura Jane Grace (AOL Originals)

OUTSTANDING REALITY PROGRAM
R&B Divas: Atlanta (TV One) – winner
Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce (Fuse)
B.O.R.N. to Style (FYI)
Make or Break: The Linda Perry Project (VH1)
Survivor: San Juan del Sur (CBS)

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