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Sunday, May 4, 2014

(GLAAD 2014) NY Winners LIST!

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George Takei received the Vito Russo Award, presented by Broadway director Stafford Arima. Global superstar Kylie Minogue (introduced by Boy George) and Grammy Award-winner Kacey Musgraves (introduced by Chely Wright) performed and comedian Fortune Feimster hosted the event.

Following is a complete list of GLAAD Media Awards presented on stage, and the individuals that accepted the award:

* Vito Russo Award: George Takei (presented by Stafford Arima, director of the upcoming Broadway musical Allegiance starring George Takei)

* Outstanding Film - Limited Release: Concussion (RADiUS-The Weinstein Company) [accepted by: Robin Weigert and director Stacie Passon]

* Outstanding Comedy Series: Orange Is the New Black (Netflix) [accepted by: Laverne Cox, Laura
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Prepon, Natasha Lyonne, Samira Wiley, Dascha Polanco, Selenis Leyva, and Yael Stone, Taryn Manning, Alysia Reiner]

* Outstanding Individual Episode (in a series without a regular LGBT character): "Snow Angels" Elementary (CBS) [accepted by: guest star Candis Cayne, a transgender actress who portrayed Ms. Hudson in the episode]

The following is a list of other award recipients announced at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York.

* Outstanding Film – Wide Release: Philomena (The Weinstein Company)

* Outstanding Talk Show Episode: "First Openly Gay NBA Player Jason Collins and his Family" Oprah's Next Chapter (OWN)

* Outstanding TV Journalism – Newsmagazine: "Transgender at 11: Listening to Jazz" 20/20 (ABC)

* Outstanding TV Journalism Segment: "Gay Rights at Work" MSNBC Live (MSNBC)

* Outstanding Magazine Article: "The Hidden War Against Gay Teens" by Alex Morris (Rolling Stone)

* Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage: The New Yorker

* Outstanding Digital Journalism Article: "Sex, Lies and HIV: When What You Don’t Tell Your Partner is a Crime" by Sergio Hernandez (Buzzfeed.com / ProPublica.org)

* Outstanding Blog: The New Civil Rights Movement

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Guests included: Naomi Watts (Birdman); Emmy Rossum (Shameless); Laverne Cox, Laura Prepon, Natasha Lyonne, Taryn Manning, Samira Wiley, Dascha Polanco, Selenis Leyva, Yael Stone; Alysia Reiner (Orange is the New Black); Perez Hilton; Robin Weigert, Stacie Passon (Concussion); Swoosie Kurtz (Mike & Molly); Raúl Castillo, Frankie J. Álvarez (Looking); Sonja Morgan (Real Housewives of New York City); Jared Allman (Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys); Gerald McCullouch (CSI); Sophie Ward (Jane Eyre); Tamron Hall (Today's Take); Candis Cayne (Elementary); Lee Tergesen (Oz); country singer Chely Wright; out NCAA basketball player Derrick Gordon; WWE Superstar Darren Young; MMA fighter Jessica Aguilar; transgender models Geena Rocero and Isis King; New Orleans bounce performer Big Freedia; Olympic speed skater Blake Skjellerup; anti-bullying advocate Marcel Neergaard; celebrity stylist Ty Hunter; co-hosts of The Gossip Table Noah Levy and Rob Shuter; The Misshapes; Emperor and Empress of Imperial Court of New York Emperor XXIII Tony Monteleone and Empress XXVII Twinkle Montgomery; LGBT advocate David Mixner; GLAAD Board of Directors Marci Bowers, Anthony Watson, Jenny Boyland and Steve Warren; GLAAD National Spokespersons Wilson Cruz and Omar Sharif, Jr., and GLAAD CEO & President Sarah Kate Ellis. DJ Tracy Young was the guest DJ at the after-party.

The GLAAD Media Awards 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. They also fund GLAAD's work to amplify stories from the LGBT community that build support for equality. GLAAD Media Award nominees were published, released or broadcast between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2013.


About GLAAD: GLAAD amplifies the voice of the LGBT community by empowering real people to share their stories, holding the media accountable for the words and images they present, and helping grassroots organizations communicate effectively. By ensuring that the stories of LGBT people are heard through the media, GLAAD promotes understanding, increases acceptance, and advances equality. For more information, visit www.glaad.org.

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