January 27, 2016 at 3:07 pm EST | by Mariah Cooper
GLAAD Media Awards nominees announced
Orange is the New Black, gay news, Washington Blade

Taryn Manning and Lea DeLaria in season three of ‘Orange is the New Black.’ (Photo by JoJo Whilden, courtesy Netflix)

GLADD released its nominees for the 27th annual GLAAD Media Awards celebrating media with LGBT representation and the issues they face.

Among the nominees were “Carol” and “The Danish Girl” for Outstanding Film Wild Release and “Tangerine” for Outstanding Film Limited Release. “Orange is the New Black,” “Transparent,” “Looking” and “Modern Family were among the nominees for Outstanding Comedy Series. Outstanding Drama Series included “Empire,” “The Fosters,” “How to Get Away with Murder” and “Sense8.”

“I Am Cait” and “I Am Jazz” were nominated for Outstanding Reality Program. Adam Lambert and YouTuber Troye Sivan landed nominations for Outstanding Music Artist. “Bruce Jenner: The Interview” on “20/20” also earned a nomination for Outstanding T.V. Journalism.

There will be an awards ceremony in Los Angeles on April 2 and another in New York City on May 14 with special honorees for each city.

For a complete list of nominees, visit here. 

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