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GLAAD Media Awards announced

Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation has released the winners of its annual GLAAD Media Awards at a ceremony in New York City on March 20.

Though the Salt Lake Tribune and two of its writers were nominated for several awards, they were not chosen as the final winners.

The Tribune‘s Rosemary Winters was nominated for “Outstanding Newspaper Article” for her story, “Coming Out, Fitting In.” The award was given to Judy Peet of The Star-Ledger Newark, N.J. for her article, “Rutgers Student Tyler Clementi’s Suicide Spurs Action Across U.S.”

Peg Mcentee, also of the Tribune, was nominated for “Outstanding Newspaper Columnist.” The New York Times‘ Frank Rich won the award.

And the Tribune itself was nominated for “Outstanding Newspaper Overall Coverage.” The Denver Post won that award.

Other winners included HBO’s True Blood for “Outstanding Drama Series,” NBC’s 30 Rock for “Outstanding Individual Episode in a series without a regular LGBT character,” the Oprah Winfrey Show for “Outstanding Talk Show Episode — “Ricky Martin Coming Out as a Gay Man and a New Dad.”

Joe.My.God won as “Outstanding Blog”

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