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'Call Me By Your Name' & 'A Fantastic Woman' Among GLAAD Award Frontrunners

Call Me By Your Name
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The nominations for this year's GLAAD Media Awards have been announced. 

The GLAAD Awards, honoring "media for their fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of the LGBTQ community and the issues that affect their lives," have announced their 2018 nominations today. Awards season favorite Lady Bird and The Shape of Water naturally made their way to the front, and, of course, the very gay Call Me By Your Name.

A Fantastic Woman, the Chilean drama starring Daniela Vega, also received some much-deserved love, for Outstanding Limited Release Film.

A new category was added this year to the GLAAD Media Awards, for "Outstanding Kids & Family Programming category to recognize growing LGBTQ inclusion in all-ages programming." Among those nominated are Disney's Doc McStuffins and Cartoon Network's Steven Universe.

The GLAAD Media Awards will take place in Los Angeles on April 12, 2018 at The Beverly Hilton, and in New York on May 5 at the New York Hilton Midtown. Take a look at the full list of nominees below:

OUTSTANDING FILM - WIDE RELEASE
Battle of the Sexes (Fox Searchlight)
Call Me by Your Name (Sony Pictures Classics)
Lady Bird (A24)
Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (Annapurna Pictures)
The Shape of Water (Fox Searchlight)

OUTSTANDING FILM - LIMITED RELEASE
BPM (The Orchard)
A Fantastic Woman (Sony Pictures Classics)
God's Own Country (Samuel Goldwyn Films/Orion Pictures)
Thelma (The Orchard)

The Wound (Kino Lorber)

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES
The Bold Type (Freeform)
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (FOX)
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (The CW)
Modern Family (ABC)
One Day at a Time (Netflix)
One Mississippi (Amazon)
Superstore (NBC)
Survivor's Remorse (Starz)
Transparent (Amazon)
Will & Grace (NBC)

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES
Billions (Showtime)
Doubt (CBS)
The Handmaid's Tale (Hulu)
Nashville (CMT)
Sense8 (Netflix)
Shadowhunters (Freeform)
Star (FOX)
Star Trek: Discovery (CBS All Access)
This Is Us (NBC)
Wynonna Earp (Syfy)

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL EPISODE (in a series without a regular LGBTQ character)
"Chapter," Legion (FX)
"Grace," Pure Genius (CBS)
"Lady Cha Cha," Easy (Netflix)
"The Missionaries," Room 104 (HBO)
"Thanksgiving," Master of None (Netflix)

OUTSTANDING TV MOVIE OR LIMITED SERIES
American Horror Story: Cult (FX)
Feud: Bette and Joan (FX)
Godless (Netflix)
Queers (BBC America)
When We Rise (ABC)

OUTSTANDING KIDS & FAMILY PROGRAMMING
Andi Mack (Disney Channel)
"Chosen Family,"Danger & Eggs (Amazon)
"The Emergency Plan," Doc McStuffins (Disney Channel)
The Loud House (Nickelodeon)
Steven Universe (Cartoon Network)

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY
Chavela (Music Box Films)
Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric (National Geographic)
Kiki (Sundance Selects)
"Real Boy," Independent Lens (PBS)
This is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous (YouTube Red)

OUTSTANDING REALITY PROGRAM
Gaycation with Ellen Page (Viceland)
I Am Jazz (TLC)
RuPaul's Drag Race (VH1)
Survivor: Game Changers (CBS)
The Voice (NBC)

OUTSTANDING MUSIC ARTIST
Miley Cyrus, "Younger Now" (RCA Records)
Halsey, "Hopeless Fountain Kingdom" (Astralwerks Records)
Honey Dijon, "The Best of Both Worlds" (Classic Music Company)
Kehlani, "SweetSexySavage "(TSNMI/Atlantic Records)
Kelela, "Take Me Apart" (Warp Records)
Kesha, "Rainbow" (Kemosabe/RCA Records)
Perfume Genius, "No Shape" (Matador Records)
Sam Smith, "The Thrill of It All" (Capitol Records)
St. Vincent, "MASSEDUCTION" (Loma Vista Recordings)
Wrabel, "We Could Be Beautiful" (Epic/Sony Records)

OUTSTANDING COMIC BOOK
"America," written by Gabby Rivera (Marvel Comics)
"The Backstagers," written by James Tynion IV (BOOM! Studios)
"Batwoman," written by Marguerite Bennett, James Tynion IV (DC Comics)
"Black Panther: World of Wakanda," written by Roxane Gay, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Yona Harvey, Rembert Browne (Marvel Comics)
"Deadman: Dark Mansion of Forbidden Love, "written by Sarah Vaughn (DC Comics)
"Goldie Vance," written by Hope Larson, Jackie Ball (BOOM! Studios)
"Iceman," written by Sina Grace (Marvel Comics)
"Lumberjanes," written by Kat Leyh, Shannon Watters (BOOM! Studios)
"Quantum Teens are Go," written by Magdalene Visaggio (Black Mask Comics)
"The Woods," written by James Tynion IV (BOOM! Studios)

OUTSTANDING DAILY DRAMA
The Bold and The Beautiful (CBS)
Days of Our Lives (NBC)
The Young & the Restless (CBS)

OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW EPISODE
"Australia Marriage Equality," Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
"Danica Roem," The Opposition with Jordan Klepper (Comedy Central)
"Laila and Logan Ireland, Transgender Military Couple," The Ellen DeGeneres Show (syndicated)
"Laverne Cox and Gavin Grimm," The View (ABC)
"Trans Veterans React to Ban," The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (Comedy Central)

OUTSTANDING TV JOURNALISM - NEWSMAGAZINE
"A Boy Named Lucas," 20/20 (ABC)
"China Queer," The Naked Truth (Fusion)
"Gay Purge?," Nightline (ABC)
"The Pulse of Orlando: Terror at the Nightclub," Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)
"Trans Youth," VICE on HBO (HBO)

OUTSTANDING TV JOURNALISM SEGMENT
"The Abolitionists Face the Love Army," KAPP-KVEW Local News (KAPP-35/KVEW-42 [Tri Cities/Yakima, Wash.])
"DJ Zeke Thomas Goes Public," Good Morning America (ABC)
"Murders Raise Alarm for Transgender Community," NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt (NBC)
"Transgender Murders in Louisiana Part of Disturbing Trend," CBS Evening News (CBS)
"Transgender Rights under Fire in Trump Era," AM Joy (MSNBC)

OUTSTANDING NEWSPAPER ARTICLE
"Fearfully and Wonderfully Made: The Journey of a Transgender Man," by Lauren McGaughy (The Dallas Morning News)
"Lesbian College Coaches Still Face Difficult Atmosphere to Come Out," by Shannon Ryan (Chicago Tribune)
"Pulse Victims' Families in Puerto Rico: 'We Have to Cry Alone,'" by Jennifer A. Marcial Ocasio (Orlando Sentinel)
"Revised Guidance on HIV Proves Life-Transforming," by Lenny Bernstein (The Washington Post)
"The Silent Epidemic: Black Gay Men and HIV [series]," (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

OUTSTANDING MAGAZINE ARTICLE
"America's Hidden H.I.V. Epidemic," by Linda Villarosa (The New York Times Magazine)
"Beyond 'He' or 'She': The Changing Meaning of Gender and Sexuality," by Katy Steinmetz (Time)
"Forbidden Lives: The Gay Men Who Fled Chechnya's Purge," by Masha Gessen (The New Yorker)
"Free Radical," by Nathan Heller (Vogue)
"Trans, Teen, and Homeless," by Laura Rena Murray (Rolling Stone)

OUTSTANDING MAGAZINE OVERALL COVERAGE
The Advocate
Billboard
People
Teen Vogue
Time

OUTSTANDING DIGITAL JOURNALISM ARTICLE
"The Ballad of Bobby Brooks, the First Gay Student-Body President of Texas A&M," by Lauren Larson (GQ.com)
"For Those We Lost and Those Who Survived: The Pulse Massacre One Year Later," by James Michael Nichols (HuffPost Queer Voices)
"'I Am a Girl Now,' Sage Smith Wrote. Then She Went Missing," by Emma Eisenberg (Splinter)
"Meet the Transgender Student Who Fought Discrimination at His Maryland High School (and Won)," by Nico Lang (INTO)
"Why Bisexual Men Are Still Fighting to Convince Us They Exist," by Samantha Allen (Splinter)

OUTSTANDING DIGITAL JOURNALISM - MULTIMEDIA
"Former Patriots and Chiefs Tackle Ryan O'Callaghan Comes Out as Gay," by Cyd Zeigler (Outsports/SB Nation)
"Made to Model: Trans Beauty in Fashion," (LogoTV.com)
"'This Is How We Win': Inside Danica Roem's Historic Victory," by Diana Tourjee (Broadly.Vice.com)
"Transgender Day of Remembrance," by Saeed Jones (AM to DM, BuzzFeed News)
"US Travel Ban Leaves LGBT Refugees in Limbo," by Nina dos Santos (CNN.com)

OUTSTANDING BLOG
Autostraddle
Gays With Kids
My Fabulous Disease
Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents
Transgriot

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
In a Heartbeat (written & directed by Esteban Bravo and Beth David)
"Smile," by Jay-Z featuring Gloria Carter, 4:44 (Roc Nation/Universal Music Group)

SPANISH-LANGUAGE NOMINEES

OUTSTANDING SCRIPTED TELEVISION SERIES
Las chicas del cable (Netflix)
La doble vida de Estela Carrillo (Univision)
Ingobernable (Netflix)

OUTSTANDING TV JOURNALISM - NEWSMAGAZINE
"Asi viven los estudiantes transgenero despues de que Trump anulara la ley de banos de Obama para escuela publicas," Primer Impacto (Univision)
"Pulse, huellas de la masacre," Docufilms (CNN en Espanol)
"Ser transgenero en Latinoamerica: sus experiencias y crecimiento," Vive la Salud (CNN en Espanol)

OUTSTANDING TV JOURNALISM SEGMENT
"Comunidad LGBTQ vulnerable bajo nuevo gobierno," Perspectiva Nacional (Entravision)
"Entrevista con Daniela Vega," Showbiz (CNN en Espanol)
"Joven transgenero tiene un mensaje para las familias: 'Acepten a sus hijos,'" Al Punto (Univision)
"El triunfo de una disenadora mexicana transgenero en Nueva York," Noticias Telemundo (Telemundo)
"Unidos contra la discriminacion y el acoso contra la comunidad LGBT," Despierta America (Univision)

OUTSTANDING DIGITAL JOURNALISM
"La compleja realidad de ser gay en America Latina" (cnnespanol.cnn.com)
"'No aprobar el Dream Act significaria una sentencia de muert,' jovenes LGBT y DACA" (laopinion.com)
"Padres de familia de Dallas luchan por los derechos de su hija transgenero" (aldiadallas.com)
"Primera senadora trans aspira a impulsar medidas para sectores discriminados" (efe.com)
"Tres hermanitos para dos papas" (laopinion.com)

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