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GLAAD announces 2015 Media Awards nominees

LOS ANGELES, California -- SDGLN media partner GLAAD has announced the nominees for its 2015 Media Awards, taking place Saturday, March 21 in Los Angeles, and Saturday, May 9 in New York City.

Awards will be given out in 39 categories, including Outstanding Film - Wide Release; Outstanding Drama Series; Outstanding Comic Book; and 10 Spanish language categories.

Well-known nominees include:

* "The Imitation Game," "Pride" and "Tammy" for Outstanding Film - Wide Release

* "Degrassi," "The Fosters" and "Game of Thrones" for Outstanding Drama Series

* The Advocate's "31 Days of PrEP" and "Conner Mertens came out to his college football team. Now he comes out publicly." for Outstanding Digital Journalism Article.

The full list of nominees is HERE.

The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the LGBT community and the issues that affect their lives. They also fund GLAAD's work to amplify stories from the LGBT community that build support for equality.

Each year, the GLAAD Media Awards in New York and Los Angeles bring together more than 3,000 advocates and allies to raise critical funds for the organization's work.

Tickets and additional information are available HERE.