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GLAAD Media Award Nominees: ‘Transparent,’ ‘The Imitation Game’ & More

by Stacy Lambe 4:32 AM PST, January 21, 2015
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Transparent continues its run as one of TV’s most celebrated programs of 2014.

On Wednesday, the Amazon series became one of the many nominees for the 26th annual GLAAD Media Awards. The news follows the two wins at the Golden Globes and five Dorian Awards from the Gay & Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association.

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The GLAAD Media Awards, which recognizes accurate and inclusive LGBT representation, honors achievements on both the small and big screen. And this year, GLAAD expanded its TV categories to include 10 nominees for both comedy and drama to represent the significant increase of LGBT images seen by viewers.

In addition to Transparent, new shows, including How to Get Away With Murder, Looking, Sirens, and Vicious, were nominated in both Outstanding Series categories.

On the film side, The Imitation Game picks up a nomination for Outstanding Film – Wide Release. The Oscar-nominated film will go up against Love Is Strange, Pride, The Skeleton Twins, and Tammy.

Oscars: The Complete List of 2015 Nominees

Outstanding Film – Wide Release

The Imitation Game
Love Is Strange
Pride
The Skeleton Twins
Tammy

Outstanding Film – Limited Release

Dear White People
Life Partners
Lilting
The Way He Looks
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow

Outstanding Drama Series

Degrassi
The Fosters
Game of Thrones
Grey’s Anatomy
How to Get Away With Murder
Last Tango in Halifax
Masters of Sex
Orphan Black
Pretty Little Liars
Shameless

Outstanding Comedy Series

Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Faking It
Glee
Looking
Modern Family
Orange Is the New Black
Please Like Me
Sirens
Transparent
Vicious

Outstanding TV Movie or Miniseries

The Normal Heart

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Outstanding Documentary

The Cast Against 8
L Word Mississippi: Hate the Sin
Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word
To Russia With Love
True Trans With Laura Jane Grace

Outstanding Reality Program

B.O.R.N. to Style
Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce
Make or Break: The Linda Perry Project
R&B Divas: Atlanta
Survivor: San Juan del Sur

Check out a complete list of nominees, including categories for comic book, music, and news programs at GLAAD.org.

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