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19th GLAAD Media Awards

The GLAAD Media Awards were created in 1990 by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) to "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."[1]

Here, the nominees of the 19th GLAAD Media Awards,[2] awarded in 2008, are listed. The winners are listed in bold type.

Nominees of the 19th GLAAD Media Awards (2008)

  • Talk Show Episode
    • "Born in the Wrong Body" - The Oprah Winfrey Show
    • "Gay Around the World" - The Oprah Winfrey Show
    • "Gay Athletes & Rappers: It's Not In to Be Out" - The Tyra Banks Show
    • "Growing Up Intersex" - The Oprah Winfrey Show
    • "Transgender Kids" - The Tyra Banks Show
  • Newspaper Article
    • "Aging and Gay, and Facing Prejudice in Twilight" by Jane Gross (The New York Times)
    • "Girl/Boy Interrupted" by Lauren Smiley (SF Weekly)
    • "In a Progressive State, a City Where Gay Life Hangs by a Thread" by Andrew Jacobs (The New York Times)
    • "Line in Sand for Same-Sex Couples" by Teresa Watanabe (Los Angeles Times)
    • "What the Heart Wants" by Lane DeGregory (St. Petersburg Times)
  • Magazine Article
    • "Akinola's Power Play" by Kerry Eleveld (The Advocate)
    • "Dying to Come Out: The War on Gays in Iraq" by David France (GQ)
    • "The Kingdom in the Closet" by Nadya Labi (The Atlantic Monthly)
    • "(Rethinking) Gender" by Debra Rosenberg (Newsweek)
    • "Special Report: Gays at War" by Marc Haeringer, William Henderson, Michael Rowe, Corey Scholibo, and Bernice Yeung (The Advocate)
  • Digital Journalism Article
    • "Gay Newsmen - A Clearer Picture" by James Hillis (
    • "Gender and the Pulpit" by Lauren McCauley (
    • "Officially 'I Do'" by Tracy Stokes (
    • "Oregon State Coach Fulfills Dream of Becoming Father" by Graham Hays (
    • "Why the T in LGBT is Here to Stay" by Susan Stryker (
  • Digital Journalism – Multimedia
    • "The Advocate 40th Anniversary'" (
    • "Fuera del Closet: Gay Hispanic Immigrants in Dallas" by Sergio Chapa (
    • "Landmark Moments in Gay Hollywood" by Mark S. Luckle (
    • "Uncovering America: Fighting for Acceptance" (
  • Comic Book
    • American Virgin by Steven T. Seagle (Vertigo/DC Comics)
    • The Boys by Garth Ennis (Dynamite Entertainment)
    • Midnighter by Garth Ennis, Brian K. Vaughan, Christos Gage, Justin Gray & Jimmy Palmiotti, and Keith Giffin (Wildstorm/DC Comics)
    • The Outsiders by Judd Winick, Greg Rucka, and Tony Bedard (DC Comics)
    • Strangers in Paradise by Terry Moore (Abstract Studio)
  • New York Theater – Broadway & Off–Broadway
    • 100 Saints You Should Know by Kate Fodor
    • All That I Will Ever Be by Alan Ball
    • The Beebo Brinker Chronicles by Kate Moira Ryan and Linda S. Chapman
    • Some Men by Terrence McNally
    • Speech & Debate by Stephen Karam
  • New York Theater – Off–Off Broadway
    • 1001 Beds by Tim Miller
    • BASH'd: A Gay Rap Opera by Chris Craddock and Nathan Cuckow, music by Aaron Macri
    • I Google Myself by Jason Schafer
    • Yank! book and lyrics by David Zellnik, music by Joseph Zellnik
    • The Young Ladies Of by Taylor Mac

Special Recognition

External links

  • 19th Annual GLAAD Media Awards official site


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