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THE NEW NORMAL, GLEE, and More Among GLAAD Media Award Nominees

GLAAD announced the nominees for the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Community and the issues that affect their lives.

Among the nominees for film are 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower,' Starring actors Ezra Miller, Logan Lerman and Emma Watson. On TV, the nominees include The New Normal, Starring Andrew Rannells and returning nominees Glee, Modern Family and Happy Endings. In the world of music, In the music world, Frank Ocean is nominated alongside Gossip, Scissor Sisters, Rufus Wainwright, and Adam Lambert.

"Images and stories from the LGBT Community continue to push support for equality to historic levels," said GLAAD President Herndon Graddick. "This year's nominees enlighten and entertain, but also reflect a new American landscape where a growing majority accept and value their LGBT family, colleagues and friends. Now more than ever, viewers not only accept gay and transgender characters and plot lines, they expect them - just as they both accept and expect LGBT people to be a valuable part of their everyday lives."

The GLAAD Media Awards will be held in three locations: March 16 in New York, April 20 in Los Angeles, and May 11 in San Francisco. The 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards are presented by Ketel One Vodka and Wells Fargo.

The partial list of nominees are as follows:

OUTSTANDING FILM - WIDE RELEASE

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
Cloud Atlas (Warner Bros. Pictures)
ParaNorman (Focus Features)
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Summit Entertainment)
Your Sister's Sister (IFC Films)

OUTSTANDING MUSIC ARTIST
Gossip, A Joyful Noise (Columbia Records)
Adam Lambert, Trespassing (19 Recordings, RCA Records)
Frank Ocean, Channel Orange (Def Jam)
Scissor Sisters, Magic Hour (Casablanca Records)
Rufus Wainwright, Out of The Game (Decca/Polydor)

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES
Degrassi (TeenNick)
Grey's Anatomy (ABC)
The L.A. Complex (The CW)
Smash (NBC)
True Blood (HBO)

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES
Glee (Fox)
Go On (NBC)
Happy Endings (ABC)
Modern Family (ABC)
The New Normal (NBC)

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL EPISODE (in a series without a regular LGBT character)
"Don't Ask, Don't Tell Me What to Do" Raising Hope (Fox)
"Family Matters" Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime)
"L'Affaire Du Coeur" Franklin & Bash (TNT)
"Lost and Found" Touch (Fox)
"Ruby Slippers" The Mentalist (CBS)


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