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GLAAD Media Awards Offers Diverse List of LGBTQ Nominees

GLAAD is hosting its 31st annual GLAAD Media Awards , and the LGBTQ advocacy organization announced on Wednesday (Jan. 8) its list of nominees.

The nominees were published, released, or broadcast between January 1 and December 31, 2019. There are 148 English-language nominees and 28 Spanish-language nominees. They are selected on the basis of fair, accurate, and inclusive representations; boldness and originality; impact; and overall quality.

Netflix scored the most nominations with a total of 15, followed by HBO with eight. ABC, CBS, and NBC each earned four nominations. Apple TV+ and Disney+ received their first nominations for Dickinson and High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, respectively. Several of the nominated television series have leads that are LGBTQ people of color, including Euphoria, Killing Eve, The L Word: Generation Q, Pose, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Dear White People, One Day at a Time, Superstore, Vida, and Tales of the City.

Adam LambertBrittany HowardLil Nas XKim Petras, King Princess, Tegan and Sara, Young M.A., Kevin AbstractMika and Melissa Etheridge are nominated in the outstanding music artist category.

The GLAAD Media Awards ceremonies, which fund GLAAD’s work to accelerate LGBTQ acceptance, will be held in New York at the Hilton Midtown on March 19 and in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton on April 16. The Los Angeles ceremony will include the presentation of the Vanguard Award to music star Taylor Swift and the Stephen F. Kolzak Award to writer-producer-director Janet Mock.

Watch a video announcement of the nominations and see the full list of nominees below.

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