‘Schitt's Creek,' ‘Star Trek: Discovery' Among GLAAD Media Awards Winners

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - “Schitt's Creek'' was honored as the outstanding comedy series for the second consecutive year at Thursday's 32nd annual GLAAD Media Awards.

The awards, presented in a virtual format in a ceremony hosted by Niecy Nash, recognized material that was published, released or broadcast between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2020.

The other nominees for best comedy series were “Big Mouth,'' “Dead To Me,'' “Everything's Gonna Be Okay,'' “Harley Quinn,'' “Love, Victor,'' “Saved by the Bell,'' “Sex Education,'' “Superstore'' and “Twenties.''

“Star Trek: Discovery'' won for best drama series, beating out “9-1-1: Lone Star,'' “Killing Eve,'' “P-Valley,'' “Ratched,''  ”Supergirl,'' “The Umbrella Academy,'' “Vida,'' “The Wilds'' and “Wynonna Earp.''

“Happiest Season'' won for best wide-release film. The other nominees were “Ma Rainey's Black Bottom,'' “The Prom,'' “The Craft: Legacy,'' and “The Old Guard.''

GLAAD presented special honors during the ceremony to media projects that spotlighted diverse segments of the LGBTQ community in innovative ways. Italso presented the Barbara Gittings Award for Excellence in LGBTQ Media to the Windy City Times, a pioneering LGBTQ publication started in Chicago in 1985.

Here is a complete list of winners:

Outstanding Film - Wide Release

Happiest Season (Hulu)

Outstanding Film - Limited Release

The Boys in the Band (Netflix)

Outstanding Documentary

Disclosure (Netflix)

Outstanding Comedy Series

Schitt's Creek (Pop)

Outstanding Drama Series

Star Trek: Discovery (CBS All Access)

Outstanding TV Movie

Uncle Frank (Amazon Studios)

Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series

I May Destroy You (HBO)

Outstanding Children's Programming

The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo (HBO Max)

Outstanding Kids & Family Programming

First Day (Hulu) and She-Ra & The Princesses of Power (Dreamworks Animation/Netflix)

Outstanding Music Artist

Sam Smith, Love Goes (Capitol)

Outstanding Breakthrough Music Artist

Chika, Industry Games (Warner Records)

Outstanding Video Game (Tie)

The Last of Us Part II (Sony Interactive Entertainment)

Tell Me Why (Xbox Game Studios)

Outstanding Comic Book

Empyre, Lords of Empyre: Emperor Hulkling, Empyre: Aftermath Avengers, written by Al Ewing, Dan Slott, Chip Zdarsky, Anthony Oliveira (Marvel Comics)

Outstanding Variety or Talk Show Episode

Lilly Responds to Comments About Her Sexuality, A Little Late With Lilly Singh (NBC)

Outstanding TV Journalism Segment

Dwyane Wade One-On-One: Basketball Legend Opens Up About Supporting Transgender Daughter, Good Morning America (ABC)

Outstanding TV Journalism - Long-Form

ABC News Joe Biden Town Hall (ABC)

Outstanding Print Article

20 LGBTQ+ People Working to Save Lives on the Frontline by Diane Anderson-Minshall, David Artavia, Tracy Gilchrist, Desiree Guerrero, Jeffrey Masters, Donald Padgett, and Daniel Reynolds (The Advocate)

Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage


Outstanding Online Journalism Article

Gay Men Speak Out After Being Turned Away from Donating Blood During Coronavirus Pandemic: 'We are Turning Away Perfectly Healthy Donors' by Tony Morrison and Joel Lyons (GoodMorningAmerica.com)

Outstanding Online Journalism - Video or Multimedia

Stop Killing Us: Black Transgender Women's Lived Experiences by Talibah Newman Ometu, Thomas Blount, Juliana Schatz Preston, and Mariah Dupont (Complex World)

Outstanding Blog


Special Recognition

After Forever (Amazon)

Deadline's New Hollywood Podcast

Happiest Season Soundtrack (Facet/Warner Records)

Noah's Arc: The 'Rona Chronicles (Patrik Ian-Polk Entertainment)

Out (Pixar/Disney+)

Razor Tongue (YouTube)

“The Son'' Little America (Apple TV+)

Outstanding Spanish-Language Scripted Television Series: Veneno (HBO Max)

Outstanding Spanish-Language TV Journalism: “La Hermana de Aleyda

Ortiz Narra Como Salio del Closet y Como se lo Comunico a su Familia'' Despierta America (Univision)

Outstanding Spanish-Language Online Journalism Article: “Desaparecio en Mexico, Solo se Hallaron sus Restos: La Historia de la Doctora Maria

Elizabeth Montano y su Importancia para la Comunidad Trans'' por Albinson Linares y Marina E. Franco (Telemundo.com)

Outstanding Spanish-Language Online Journalism - Video or Multimedia:

“Soy Trans: El Camino a un Nuevo Despertar'' por Sarah Moreno, Esther Piccolino, y Jose Sepulveda (El Nuevo Herald)

Special Recognition (Spanish-Language): Jesse & Joy, “Love (Es Nuestro Idioma)''

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