26th GLAAD Media Awards

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The 26th GLAAD Media Awards was the 2015 annual presentation of the GLAAD Media Awards, presented by GLAAD honoring the 2014 season. The awards honored films, television shows, musicians and works of journalism that fairly and accurately represent the LGBT community and issues relevant to the community. GLAAD announced 144 nominees in 31 English and Spanish language categories for the awards. It was presented at ceremonies in Los Angeles on March 21 and New York on May 9.

The nominees were announced on January 21, 2015.[1]

Winners and nominees[edit]

The winners are indicated in bold.[2][3]

English-language categories[edit]

Award Nominees
Outstanding Film - Wide Release
Outstanding Film - Limited Release
Outstanding Drama Series
Outstanding Comedy Series
Outstanding Individual Episode (in a series without a regular LGBT character)
Outstanding TV Movie or Mini-Series
Outstanding Documentary
Outstanding Reality Program
Outstanding Daily Drama
Outstanding Talk Show Episode
Outstanding Music Artist
Outstanding Comic Book
Outstanding TV Journalism - News Magazine
Outstanding TV Journalism Segment
Outstanding Newspaper Article
Outstanding Magazine Article
  • "The Transgender Tipping Point" by Katy Steinmetz, Time
  • "Do Ask, Do Tell" by S.L. Price, Sports Illustrated
  • "Inside the Iron Closet: What It's Like to Be Gay in Putin's Russia" by Jeff Sharlet, GQ
  • "Sex Without Fear" by Tim Murphy, New York
  • "The Forsaken" by Alex Morris, Rolling Stone
Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage
Outstanding Digital Journalism Article
  • "31 Days of PrEP" [series], Advocate.com
  • "Black Parents, Gay Sons and Redefining Masculinity" by Edward Wyckoff Williams, TheRoot.com
  • "Conner Mertens came out to his college football team. Now he comes out publicly." by Cyd Zeigler, Outsports.com
  • "A Nun's Secret Ministry Brings Hope to the Transgender Community" by Nathan Schneider, America.Aljazeera.com
  • "A Year Later, 'Nothing' Has Changed Since Transgender Woman Islan Nettles was Killed" by Tony Merevick, Buzzfeed.com
Outstanding Digital Journalism - Multimedia
  • "Why did the U.S. Lock Up These Women with Men?" by Cristina Costantini, Jorge Rivas, Kristofer Ríos, Fusion.net
  • "Left Behind: LGBT Homeless Youth Struggle to Survive on the Streets" by Miranda Leitsinger, NBCNews.com
  • "With Technology I Didn’t Have to Sell My Body" by Kerri Pang, MSNBC.com
  • "Young and Gay: Jamaica's Gully Queens" by Adri Murguia, Christo Geoghegan, News.Vice.com
  • "Young and Gay in Putin's Russia" by Milene Larsson, News.Vice.com
Outstanding Blog
  • Autostraddle
  • The Art of Transliness
  • Box Turtle Bulletin
  • Holy Bullies and Headless Monsters
  • My Fabulous Disease

Special Awards[edit]

Award Winner
Vito Russo Award

Thomas Roberts

Excellence in Media Award

Kelly Ripa


  1. ^ "GLAAD Media Awards 2015 nominations announced".
  2. ^ "List of award recipients: 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles - The Beverly Hilton, March 21, 2015". GLAAD. March 21, 2015. Retrieved July 19, 2015.
  3. ^ "List of award recipients: 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, Waldorf Astoria New York, May 9, 2015". GLAAD. May 9, 2015. Retrieved July 19, 2015.