LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Danish Girl” is up for a GLAAD Media Award in a year where a record number of nominees feature transgender characters and subject matter.
The gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender advocacy group has announced the 101 nominees for its 27th annual honors. The awards honor outstanding images of the LGBT community in film, TV, music and journalism.READ MORE: One Crew Member Killed, Second Wounded After Alec Baldwin Discharges Prop Gun On Movie Set In New Mexico
Oscar contenders “The Danish Girl” and “Carol” are nominated for outstanding wide-release film alongside “Dope,” “Freeheld” and “Grandma.”READ MORE: CDC Announces Immediate Recall Of Popular Household Item
The organization said over 50 percent of the English-language nominations featured transgender characters and subject matter, including such series as Amazon’s “Transparent” and E!’s “I Am Cait.”
The awards will be presented this spring in Los Angeles and New York. The ceremonies will be televised in a one-hour special on Logo in April.MORE NEWS: Petition Calls For Banning Real Firearms From Hollywood Sets Following Shooting Death Of Halyna Hutchins
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