Elton John, Lady Gaga, 'Dallas Buyers Club' among GLAAD nominees

Thu. January 30, 2014 10:49 AM by OnTopMag.com

Elton John, Lady Gaga and Dallas Buyers Club are among the nominees for awards from the 25th annual GLAAD Media Awards.

The GLAAD awards recognize positive portrayals of the lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in the media.

"Since its inception 25 years ago, the GLAAD Media Awards have reshaped the news and entertainment industries, inspiring thoughtful and inclusive characters and plotlines that have driven equality forward," said GLAAD President Sarah Kate Ellis. "This year has brought momentous progress for LGBT people and families – and our nominees have created images and stories that continue to challenge misconceptions, shatter stereotypes, and change hearts and minds of millions all across the globe."

Nominated in the Outstanding Film – Wide Release category are Blue is the Warmest Color, Dallas Buyers Club, Kill Your Darlings, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones and Philomena.

On the TV side, nominees for Outstanding Drama Series are The Fosters, Grey's Anatomy, Orphan Black, Pretty Little Liars and Shameless. Competing in the Comedy Series category are Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Glee, Modern Family, Orange is the New Black and Please Like Me.

Elton John and Lady Gaga are among those nominated in the Outstanding Music Artist category. Also nominated are Goldfrapp, Tegan and Sara and Vampire Weekend.

The GLAAD Media Award will be presented in Los Angeles on April 12 and New York City on May 3.

A complete list of nominees can be viewed at GLAAD's website.

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