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Here’s The 2014 GLAAD Award Nominees, From ‘Blue Is The Warmest Color’ to Lady Gaga to ‘Orange Is The New Black’

Here's The 2014 GLAAD Award Nominees, From 'Blue Is The Warmest Color' to Lady Gaga to 'Orange Is The New Black'

The 25th annual GLAAD Media Award nominations are out, and well, they are what they are. Nice to see “Blue is the Warmest Color” and “Kill Your Darlings” get some (expected) love here – but in the “wide release” category? From what I can tell, neither went much over 100 screens. And now they are competing against three films that featuring supporting (or downright limited) LGBT storylines: “Dallas Buyers Club” (no comment), “Philomena” and “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones” (which I’ve never seen but trust has a queer-positive subplot).

In the limited release and documentary categories, “Concussion,” “Yossi,” “The New Black,” “Bridegroom,” “Call Me Kuchu,” “Valentine Road” and “God Love Uganda” all got deserved notices. I would have liked to see “Laurence Anyways” get some love, and hope that “Stranger By The Lake” and “Pit Stop” simply weren’t eligible this year. But overall, it’s hard to complain. I’m happy to see “Orphan Black,” “Orange Is The New Black” and “Brooklyn Nine Nine” pop up in the TV categories, though really: The GLAAD Media Awards just nominate whatever few options they have, which leaves little room for snubs — even though that’s really not their fault. It’s just what happens when you have awards with dozens of categories honoring a fairly minimally portrayed minority. 

Special honorees will be announced in the coming weeks with the awards scheduled to be handed out in Los Angeles on April 12 and in New York City on May 3. Here’s a full list of nominees:

Outstanding Film – Wide Release

Blue Is the Warmest Color
Sundance Selects

Dallas Buyers Club
Focus Features

Kill Your Darlings
Sony Pictures Classics

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
Sony Pictures Releasing

The Weinstein Company

Outstanding Film – Limited Release

RADiUS-The Weinstein Company

Geography Club
Breaking Glass Pictures

Out in the Dark
Breaking Glass Pictures

Reaching for the Moon
Wolfe Releasing

Strand Releasing

Outstanding Drama Series

The Fosters
ABC Family

Orphan Black
BBC America


Outstanding Comedy Series


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

Outstanding TV Movie or Mini-Series

In the Flesh
BBC America

Outstanding Documentary

Virgil Films / OWN

Call Me Kuchu

God Loves Uganda
Variance Films

The New Black
Promised Land Films

Outstanding Reality Program

Dream School
Sundance Channel

Project Runway

Outstanding Talk Show Episode

Outstanding Daily Drama

Outstanding TV Journalism – Newsmagazine

Outstanding TV Journalism Segment

Outstanding Newspaper Article

Outstanding Magazine Article

Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage

Outstanding Digital Journalism Article

Outstanding Digital Journalism – Multimedia

Outstanding Blog

Outstanding Music Artist

Lady Gaga, ARTPOP
Interscope Records

Tegan and Sara, Heartthrob
Warner Bros. Records

Outstanding Comic Book

Outstanding Novela

Outstanding Daytime Talk Show Episode (Spanish Language)

Outstanding Talk Show Interview (Spanish Language)

Outstanding TV Journalism – Newsmagazine (Spanish Language)

Outstanding TV Journalism Segment (Spanish Language)

Outstanding Newspaper Article (Spanish Language)

Outstanding Digital Journalism Article (Spanish Language)

Outstanding Digital Journalism – Multimedia (Spanish Language)

Outstanding Local TV Journalism (Spanish Language)

“Hasta que la corte nos una”
Noticias Telemundo 51 (WSCV-51 [Miami, Fla.])

“Natalia: rompiendo barreras”
Noticiero Telemundo Arizona (KTAZ-39 [Phoenix, Ariz.])

“Reportaje Especial: Derechos Homosexuales”
Noticiero Telemundo Washington (WZDC-25 [Washington, D.C.])

Noticias Univision 34 (KMEX-34 [Los Angeles, Calif.])

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