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‘Moonlight,’ ‘Transparent,’ ‘Shadowhunters’ Honored at GLAAD Media Awards

Sunday, April 2, 2017

“Moonlight,” Patricia Arquette, “Transparent” were among those honored at the 28th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles on Saturday night.

The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community and the issues that affect their lives. Celebrities at the event sported blue “&” pins for GLAAD’s Together movement – representing GLAAD’s work on intersectional issues including immigration, racial justice, women’s rights and LGBTQ acceptance.

The 28th annual GLAAD Media Awards will air on Logo Thursday, April 6 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.

Here is a list of award recipients:

Vanguard Award: Patricia Arquette

Stephen F. Kolzak Award: Troye Sivan

Outstanding Film – Wide Release: “Moonlight” (A24) [accepted by: Tarell Alvin McCraney and Trevante Rhodes]

Outstanding Drama Series: “Shadowhunters” (Freeform) [accepted by: Matthew Daddario and Harry Shum Jr.]

Outstanding Comedy Series: “Transparent” (Amazon) [accepted by: creator Jill Soloway with stars Alexandra Billings, Jeffrey Tambor, Judith Light, Amy Landecker, Jay Duplass, and Trace Lysette, and producers Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst]

Outstanding Film – Limited Release: “Other People” (Vertical Entertainment)

Outstanding TV Movie or Limited Series: “Eyewitness” (USA Network)

Outstanding Individual Episode: “San Junipero” episode of “Black Mirror” (Netflix)

Outstanding Daily Drama: “The Bold and The Beautiful” (CBS)

Outstanding Comic Book: “The Woods” written by James Tynion IV (BOOM! Studios)

Outstanding Web Series: “Her Story” ( and “We’ve Been Around” (

Outstanding Music Video: “Sin Ir Más Lejos” by Gema Corredera, with Special Recognition Awards.

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Source: the wrap feed