GLAAD Media Award Nominees: ‘The Fosters,’ ‘HTGAWM’ ‘The Normal Heart’ ‘Looking’ and More!

HBO's 'Looking' was among the TV nominees for a GLAAD Media Award. (HBO)

Earlier today, GLAADthe nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, released the list of nominees for its 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. The awards, once voted upon, will be announced at the Los Angeles Awards on March 21st and the New York Awards on May 9th. 

In the motion picture category, nominees include “The Imitation Game,” “Love Is StrangeandPridewhile the TV nominees include “The Fosters,” “How To Get Away With Murder,” “Transparent,” “Masters Of Sex,” “Last Tango In Halifax,” “Lookingand more.

In a statement released today with the nominees, GLAAD President and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis said, “”For nearly 30 years, the GLAAD Media Awards have raised the bar for inclusion in news and entertainment, transforming LGBT representation in media and moving the dial for acceptance across the globe. It’s been a remarkable year for equality, and nowhere is that more evident than in the visibility LGBT people have gained across media. This year’s nominees, including expanded categories in Outstanding Comedy and Drama Series, reflect the widening diversity of LGBT images and storylines that are closing the gap to full acceptance.”

Here is a video GLAAD released with the nominations;

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For more on GLAAD and the Media Awards, visit the GLAAD website

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