Glee, Anderson Cooper 360, Lady Gaga and The Voice were among nominees announced Thursday for the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.
"As media continue to tell new stories about LGBT people and families, a majority of Americans now support full equality of LGBT Americans," said Mike Thompson, GLAAD's acting president. "This year's nominees enlighten and entertain, while spotlighting the diversity of our community. Audiences expect to see their own worlds reflected in media, and today more than ever, those include the lives of LGBT people. Viewers know that LGBT characters and stories are simply natural extensions of, and glimpses into, their own experiences from across America."
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The categories for the 23rd annual GLAAD Media awards are widespread — from reality television and talk shows, to theater and comic books.
The awards will be held in New York on March 24, Los Angeles on April 21 and in San Francisco on June 2. Check out the full list of 116 nominees here.