GLAAD Media Awards: winners

By David Knox on April 23, 2012 / Filed Under News 1

Chaz Bono, profiled in Becoming Chaz, dominated the winners at the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards and was duly presented with a trophy from his mother, Cher.

The awards which recognise GLBTI visibility in US media were held in LA on the weekend.

Chaz’s transition from female to male was the subject of his self-titled reality series, and he also performed in the US version of Dancing with the Stars.

Modern Family won the Comedy series award.

GLAAD hands out its awards across several events and following on from a ceremony in New York in March it will have its final ceremony in San Francisco in June.

TV winners:

Stephen F. Kolzak Award
Chaz Bono (presented by Cher and Rep. Mary Bono Mack)

Outstanding Documentary
Becoming Chaz (OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network) [accepted by: directors Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato, and Chaz Bono]

Outstanding Comedy Series
Modern Family (ABC) [accepted by: Jesse Tyler Ferguson]

Outstanding Individual Episode
TIE: “Prom” Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime) [accepted by: producer Josh Berman and Brooke Elliott] and “Beards” Hot in Cleveland (TV Land) [accepted by: Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick and Betty White]

Award Recipients announced March 24th at the GLAAD Media Awards in New York.

Outstanding Reality Program
Dancing with the Stars (ABC) [accepted by: Carson Kressley]

Outstanding TV Journalism Segment
“Battle Against Bullying” ABC World News with Diane Sawyer (ABC) [accepted by: reporter Josh Elliott]

Outstanding TV Movie Or Mini Series
Cinema Verite (HBO)

Outstanding Talk Show Episode
“Coming Out on the Oprah Show: 25 Years of Unforgettable Guests” The Oprah Winfrey Show (syndicated)

Outstanding TV Journalism – Newsmagazine
“The ‘Sissy Boy’ Experiments” Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

One Comment »

  1. markathome April 23, 2012 at 1:04 pm -

    I keep meaning to watch Cinema Verite here on Showcase Channel…Saw the Bono doco on Lifestyle You Channel…Was actually really really good.

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