16th GLAAD Media Awards

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The 16th Annual GLAAD Media Awards (2005) were presented at three separate ceremonies: March 28 in New York; April 30 in Los Angeles; and June 11 in San Francisco. The awards were presented to honor "fair, accurate and inclusive" representations of gay individuals in the media.[1]

Billy Crystal was honored with the Excellence in Media Award; given to "individuals in the media and entertainment industries who through their work have increased the visibility and understanding of the LGBT community." Alan Cumming was given the Vito Russo Award; given to "an openly lesbian, gay or bisexual member of the entertainment or media community for outstanding contributions toward eliminating homophobia."[2]

The following is a list of the awards given:

Special Recognition[edit]


(winners in bold)[3][4][5]

Film Awards[edit]

Television Awards[edit]



  • Outstanding Digital Journalism Article
    • "The Cutting Edge", by Claudia Kolker (Slate.com)
    • "No Straight Answers", by Randy B. Hecht (AARP.com)
    • "Rainbow and Red", by Emily Alpert (IntheFray.com)
    • "Sex, Lies and the 'Down Low'", by Whitney Joiner (Salon.com)
    • "Sylvester: Living Proof", by James Earl Hardy (Africana.com)
  • Outstanding Adversiting - Electronic

Music & Theater[edit]

  • Outstanding Music Artist
  • Outstanding Los Angeles Theater
    • Last Summer at Bluefish Cove
    • Like a Dog on Linoleum
    • The Paris Letter
    • Stage Directions
    • Take Me Out
  • Outstanding New York Theater: Broadway and Off-Broadway
    • Bare: A Pop Opera
    • La Cage Aux Folles
    • The Normal Heart
    • The Tricky Part
    • Where Do We Live?
  • Outstanding New York Theater: Off-Off-Broadway
    • Bald Diva!
    • The Big Voice: God or Merman?
    • Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead
    • Love According to Luc
    • Us

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Andrew Gans (March 25, 2005). "GLAAD Media Awards to Honor Billy Crystal and Alan Cumming". Playbill.
  2. ^ Andrew Gans (March 29, 2005). "The Normal Heart and Dog Sees God Among GLAAD Media Award Winners". Playbill.
  3. ^ LIST OF WINNERS:16th Annual GLAAD Media Awards - NYC Archived October 2, 2006, at the Wayback Machine Retrieved on November 9, 2008
  4. ^ LIST OF WINNERS:16th Annual GLAAD Media Awards - Los Angeles Retrieved on November 9, 2008
  5. ^ LIST OF WINNERS:16th Annual GLAAD Media Awards - San Francisco Retrieved on November 9, 2008