Each year the GLAAD Media Awards honour those people, organizations, and programs that promote inclusion, diversity, and understanding in and of the LGBTQ community.

On January 19 GLAAD announced the Media Awards for 2018.

The 2018 edition of the GLAAD Media Awards will take place in Los Angeles on April 12 and in New York City on May 5.

And the nominees are:
Outstanding Wide Release Film:
“Battle of the Sexes”
“Call Me by Your Name”
“Lady Bird”
“Professor Marston and the Wonder Woman”
The Shape of Water”

Outstanding Limited Release Film:
“A Fantastic Woman”
“God’s Own Country”
“The Wound”

Outstanding TV Comedy Series:
“The Bold Type”
“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”
“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”
“Modern Family”
“One Day at a Time”
“One Mississippi”
“Survivor’s Remorse”
“Will & Grace”

Outstanding TV Drama Series:
“The Handmaid’s Tale”
“Star Trek: Discovery”
“This is Us”
“Wynonna Earp”

Outstanding Individual Episode of a Series without a regular LGBTQ character:
“Chapter 8” from “Legion”
“Grace” from “Pure Genius”
“Lady Cha Cha” from “Easy”
“The Missionaries” from “Room 104”
“Thanksgiving” from “Master of None”

Outstanding TV Movie or Limited Series:
“American Horror Story: Cult”
“Feud: Bette and Joan”
“When We Rise”

Outstanding Kids and Family Programming:
“Andi Mack”
“Chosen Family” from “Danger and Eggs”
“The Emergency Plan” from “Doc McStuffins”
“Steven Universe”
“The Loud House”

Outstanding Spanish Language Scripted TV Series:
“Las chicas del cable”
“La doble vida de Estela Carillo”

Outstanding Documentary:
“Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric”
“Real Boy” from “Independent Lens”
“This is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous”

Outstanding Reality Program:
“Gaycation with Ellen Page”
“I am Jazz”
“RuPaul’s Drag Race”
“Survivor: Game Changes”
“The Voice”

Outstanding Music Artist:
Miley Cyrus for “Younger Now”
Halsey for “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom”
“Honey Dijon for “The Best of Both Worlds”
Kehlani for “SweetSexySavage”
Kelela for “Take Me Apart”
Perfum Genius for “No Shape”
Sam Smith for “The Thrill of it All”
St. Vincent for “MASSEDUCTION”
Wrabel for “We Could Be Beautiful”

Outstanding Comic Book:
“The Backstagers”
“Black Panther”
“Deadman: Dark Mansion of Forbidden Love”
“Goldie Vance”
“Quantum Teens are Go”
“The Woods”

Outstanding Daily Drama:
“The Bold and the Beautiful”
“Days of Our Lives”
“The Young & the Restless”

Outstanding Talk Show Episode:
“Australia Marriage Equality” from “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”
“Danica Roem” from “The Opposition with Jordan Klepper”
“Laila and Logan Ireland, Transgender Military Couple” from “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”
“Lavern Cox and Gavin Grimm” from “The View”
“Trans Veterans React to Ban” from “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah”

Outstanding TV Journalism Newsmagazine:
“A Boy Names Lucas” from “20/20”
“China Queer” from “The Naked Truth”
“Gay Pure?” from “Nightline”
“The Pulse of Orlando: Terror at the Nightclub” from “Anderson Cooper 360”
“Trans Youth” from “VICE”

Outstanding TV Journalism Segment:
“The Abolitionists Face the Love Army” from KAPP-KVEW
“DJ Zeke Thomas Goes Public” from “Good Morning America”
“Murders Raise Alarm for Transgender Community” from “NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt”
“Transgender Murders in Louisiana Part of Disturbing Trend” from the “CBS Evening News”
“Transgender Rights under Fire in Trump Era” from “AM Joy”

Outstanding Newspaper Article:
“Fearfully and Wonderfully Made: The Journey of a Transgender Man” by Lauren McGaughy from The Dallas Morning News
“Lesbian College Coaches Still Face Difficult Atmosphere to Come Out” by Shannon Ryan from the Chicago Tribune
“Pulse Victims’ Families in Puerto Rico: ‘We Have to Cry Alone'” by Jennifer A. Marcial Ocasio from the Orlando Sentinel
“Revised Guidance on HIV Proves Life-Transforming” by Lenny Bernstein in The Washington Post
The series “Revised Guidance on HIV Proves Life-Transforming” in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Outstanding Magazine Article:
“America’s Hidden H.I.V. Epidemic” by Linda Villarosa in The New York Times Magazine
“Beyond ‘He’ or ‘She’: The Changing Meaning of Gender and Sexuality” by Katy Steinmetz in Time
“Forbidden Lives: The Gay Men Who Fled Chechnya’s Purge” by Masha Gessen in The New Yorker
“Free Radical” by Nathan Heller in Vogue
“Trans, Teen, and Homeless” by Laura Rena Murray in Rolling Stone

Outstanding Overall Magazine Coverage:
The Advocate
Teen Vogue

Outstanding Digital Journalism Article:
“The Ballad of Bobby Brooks, the First Gay Student-Body President of Texas A&M” by Lauren Larson on GQ.com
“For Those We Lost and Those Who Survived: The Pulse Massacre One Year Later” by James Michael Nichols on HuffPost Queer Voices
“‘I Am a Girl Now,’ Sage Smith Wrote. Then She Went Missing.” by Emma Eisenberg on Splinter
“Meet the Transgender Student Who Fought Discrimination at His Maryland High School (and Won)” by Nico Lang on INTO
“Why Bisexual Men Are Still Fighting to Convince Us They Exist” by Samantha Allen on Spinter

Outstanding Multimedia Digital Journalism:
“Former Patriots and Chiefs Tackle Ryan O’Callaghan Comes Out as Gay” by Cyd Zeigler on Outsports/SB Nation
“Made to Model: Trans Beauty in Fashion” on LogoTV.com
“‘This Is How We Win’: Inside Danica Roem’s Historic Victory” by Diana Tourjée on Broadly.Vice.com
“Transgender Day of Remembrance” by Saeed Jones on BuzzFeed News
“US Travel Ban Leaves LGBT Refugees in Limbo” by Nina dos Santos on CNN.com

Outstanding Blog:
Gays with Kids
My Fabulous Disease
Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents

Special Recognition:
“In a Heartbeat” by Esteban Bravo and Beth David
“Smile” by Jay-Z with Gloria Carter from “4:44”

Outstandin Spanish Language TV Jouralism Newsmagazine:
“Así viven los estudiantes transgénero después de que Trump anulara la ley de baños de Obama para escuela públicas” on Primer Impacto
“Pulse, huellas de la masacre” on CNN in Espanol
“Ser transgénero en Latinoamérica: sus experiencias y crecimiento” on CNN in Espanol

Outstanding Spanish Language TV Journalism Segment:
“Comunidad LGBTQ vulnerable bajo nuevo gobierno” on Perspectiva Nacional
“Entrevista con Daniela Vega” on CNN en Espanol
“Joven transgénero tiene un mensaje para las familias: ‘Acepten a sus hijos'” on Al Punto
“El triunfo de una diseñadora mexicana transgénero en Nueva York” on Noticias Telemundo
“Unidos contra la discriminación y el acoso contra la comunidad LGBT” on Despierta America

Outstanding Spanish Language Digital Journalism:
“La compleja realidad de ser gay en América Latina” on

“‘No aprobar el Dream Act significaría una sentencia de muerte’, jóvenes LGBT y DACA” on laopinion.com
“Padres de familia de Dallas luchan por los derechos de su hija transgénero” on aldiadallas.com
“Primera senadora trans aspira a impulsar medidas para sectores discriminados” on efe.com
“Tres hermanitos para dos papás”


feature photo credit: By Steven Damron from San Francisco – presenter, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=30321265