GLAAD Likes Honey Boo Boo: 2013 GLAAD Media Award Nominations

2013 glaad media award nominations

I’ve never watched an episode of ‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, but even I heard Honey Boo Boo’s proclamation: “Ain’t nothing wrong with being a little gay. Everybody’s a little gay!” Apparently, GLAAD heard too. The child beauty pageant contestant’s show got some love from GLAAD in return. Today the 2013 GLAAD Media Award Nominations  were announced. Here’s the list!

Outstanding Film—Wide Release

  • Cloud Atlas
  • ParaNorman
  • The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • Your Sister’s Sister

Outstanding Film—Limited Release

  • Any Day Now
  • Keep the Lights On
  • Mosquita y Mari
  • Musical Chairs
  • North Sea Texas

Outstanding Drama Series

  • Degrassi
  • Grey’s Anatomy
  • Smash
  • The L.A. Complex
  • True Blood

Outstanding Comedy Series

  • Glee
  • Go On
  • Happy Endings
  • Modern Family
  • The New Normal

See the rest of the awards after the break! Click on the more link beneath the thumbnails.


Photos by WENN


Outstanding Individual Episode (in a series without a regular LGBT character)

  • Raising Hope, “Don’t’ Ask, Don’t Tell Me What to Do”
  • Drop Dead Diva, “Family Matters”
  • Franklin & Bash, “L’Affaire Du Couer”
  • Touch, “Lost and Found”
  • The Mentalist, “Ruby Slippers”

Outstanding TV Movie or Miniseries

  • American Horror Story: Asylum
  • Hit and Miss
  • Political Animals

Outstanding Documentary

  • Chely Wright: Wish Me Away
  • Codebreaker
  • Hit So Hard
  • How to Survive a Plague
  • Vito

Outstanding Reality Program

  • Here Comes Honey Boo Boo
  • Pregnant in Heels
  • Small Town Security
  • The Amazing Race
  • The Real L Word

Outstanding Talk Show Episode

  • Oprah’s Next Chapter, “At Home With Neil Patrick Harris, His Fiance David Burtka & Their Twins”
  • The Ellen DeGeneres Show, “Autoshop Restores Bullied Gay Student’s Car for Free”
  • The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, “Bishop Gene Robinson”
  • The Suze Orman Show, “Marriage Equality”
  • The Jeff Probst Show, “The Husband Who is Now a Woman and the Daughter Who is Now a Son”
  • Best and worst of the 2013 Golden Globes

Outstanding Daily Drama

  • The Bold and the Beautiful
  • Days of Our Lives

Outstanding TV Journalism—Newsmagazine

  • Chronicle, “Almost Equal”
  • Melissa Harris-Perry, “Being Transgender in America”
  • The Rachel Maddow Show, “End of an Error”
  • Rock Center With Brian Williams, ‘Golden Star”
  • Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, “The Last Closet”

Outstanding TV Journalism Segment

  • CNN Newsroom, “Civil Rights Icon Supports Gay Marriage”
  • Anderson Cooper 360, “Controversial Pastor Preaches Against Gays”
  • NBC Olympics, “Matthew Mitcham Olympics Profile”
  • Good Morning America, “Obama Endorses Marriage Equaliy”
  • MSNBC Live, “Scout Mom Dismissed”

Outstanding Newspaper Article

  • The Boston Globe, “Black Church Reaches out to Gay, Transgender Teens”
  • City Pages, “Game Changer”
  • Windy City Times, “Generation Halsted”
  • Press-Telegram, “Most Local School Districts Ignore State’s Anti-Gay Bullying Law”
  • The New York Times, “Turned Away, He Turned to the Bible”

Outstanding Newspaper Columnist

  • Bill Nemitz, Portland Press Herald
  • Dan Rodricks, The Baltimore Sun
  • Eugene Robinson, The Washington Post
  • Frank Bruni, The New York Times
  • Leonard Pitts Jr., The Miami Herald

Outstanding Newspaper Overall Coverage

  • Portland Press Herald
  • Sioux City Journal
  • The Baltimore Sun
  • The Boston Globe
  • USA Today

Outstanding Magazine Article

  • “Netherland” by Rachel Aviv, The New Yorker
  • “School of Hate” by Sabrina Rubin Erdely, Rolling Stone
  • “The First Gay President” by Andrew Sullivan, Newsweek
  • “The Marriage Plot: Inside This Year’s Epic Campaign for Gay Equality” by Molly Ball, The Atlantic
  • “The Transgender Athlete” by Pablo S. Torre and David Epstein, Sports Illustrated

Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage

  • New York
  • People
  • Seventeen
  • The Advocate/Out
  • The New Yorker

Outstanding Digital Journalism Article

  • “Boardroom Battle: Directors Clash Over Gay Rights” by Ryan Ruggiero,
  • “Eight Months in Solitary” by Andrew Harmon,
  • “The Beautiful Daughter: How My Korean Mother Gave Me the Courage to Transition” by Anda Marra,
  • “Why Aren’t We Fighting for CeCe Mcdonald?” by Marc Lamont Hill,
  • “Workplace Protections for LGBT Workers Remain Stalled” by Chris Geidner,

Outstanding Digital Journalism-Multimedia

  • “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: Transgender Officers on Secretly Serving in the U.S. Military” by Marc Lamont Hill, Live
  • “Athletes at Core of ‘Fearless’ Photo Project” by Patrick Dorsey and Jeff Sheng,
  • “Edie Takes on DOMA” In the Life,
  • “Gay Rights in the US, State by State”,
  • “The Advocate 45″ (series), Advocate.con

Outstanding Blog

  • Autostraddle
  • blac(k)ademic
  • Rod 2.0
  • The New Civil Rights Movement
  • Towleroad

Outstanding Music Artist

  • Adam Lambert, Trespassing
  • Frank Ocean, Channel Orange
  • Gossip, A Joyful Noise
  • Rufus Wainwright, Out of the Game
  • Scissor Sisters, Magic Hour

Outstanding Comic Book

  • Astonishing X-Men
  • Batwoman
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • Earth 2
  • Kevin Keller

Outstanding Los Angeles Theater

  • Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them
  • Pieces
  • Silent
  • The Children
  • The Irish Curse

Outstanding New York Theater: Broadway and Off-Broadway

  • Bring It On: The Musical
  • Cock
  • The Columnist
  • The Whale
  • Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Outstanding New York Theater: Off-Off Broadway

  • A Map of Virtue
  • Baby Daddy
  • From White Plains
  • Sontag
  • Tail: Spin!