GLAAD Media Awards: Troye Sivan Lands Two Nominations, 'Crazy Rich Asians' Vies for Top Honor
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'Bohemian Rhapsody', however, has been taken out of the competition for Outstanding Film - Wide Release in the wake of latest sexual misconduct allegations against director Bryan Singer.

AceShowbiz - "Crazy Rich Asians", "The Favourite" and "Boy Erased" will lead all film nominations ahead of the 30th annual GLAAD Media Awards.

Hours after GLAAD officials removed "Bohemian Rhapsody" from contention for the Outstanding Film - Wide Release category, following director Bryan Singer's latest sexual misconduct scandal, organisers released the full list of nods, with "Crazy Rich Asians" facing off with "Deadpool 2", "Blockers", "Love, Simon" and "The Girl in the Spider's Web" for the prize.

Period comedy/drama "The Favourite" and gay conversion drama "Boy Erased" will fight for the Outstanding Film - Limited Release title, against "Can You Ever Forgive Me?", "The Miseducation of Cameron Post", "1985" and "Disobedience".

In the TV categories, "Grey's Anatomy", "Pose" and "The Handmaid's Tale" are shortlisted for Outstanding Drama Series, and "Modern Family", "Brooklyn Nine-Nine", "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" and "Will & Grace" will be among the competitors for Outstanding Comedy Series.

"American Horror Story: Apocalypse", "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story", "Life-Size 2", "Sense8" and "A Very English Scandal" are up for Outstanding TV Movie or Limited Series, and the winner of Outstanding Reality Program award will be picked from "American Idol", "I Am Jazz", "Love & Hip Hop", "Queer Eye" and "RuPaul's Drag Race".

Meanwhile, Troye Sivan, Brandi Carlile, Hayley Kiyoko, Janelle Monae, and Christine and the Queens are in the running for Outstanding Music Artist, with Sivan picking up a second mention for Outstanding Variety or Talk Show Episode for his interview on America's "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" to discuss his role in "Boy Erased".

The awards, which recognise LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer) representation in the media, will be presented during a pair of ceremonies, first in Los Angeles on 28 March, and then in New York on 4 May.

Bryan Singer hit headlines on Wednesday, January 23, following the publication of an expose in The Atlantic, in which he was accused of having sex with, or inappropriately touching, four males back in the 1990s, when they were underage and the filmmaker was in his 30s. The 53-year-old director, who was fired from "Bohemian Rhapsody" weeks before the end of the shoot, has vehemently denied the allegations.

Here is the full list of nominees:

Outstanding Film – Wide Release

Outstanding Film – Limited Release

Outstanding Drama Series

Outstanding Comedy Series

Outstanding Individual Episode (in a series w/o a regular LGBTQ character)

Outstanding TV Movie or Limited Series

Outstanding Documentary

  • "Believer" (HBO)
  • "Call Her Ganda" (Breaking Glass Pictures)
  • "My House" (Viceland)
  • "Quiet Heroes" (Logo)
  • "When the Beat Drops" (Logo)

Outstanding Kids & Family Programming

  • "Adventure Time" (Cartoon Network)
  • "Andi Mack" (The Disney Channel)
  • "Anne with an E" (Netflix)
  • "She-Ra" (Netflix)
  • "Steven Universe" (Cartoon Network)

Outstanding Reality Program

Outstanding Music Artist

  • Brandi Carlile, "By the Way, I Forgive You" (Low Country Sound/Elektra)
  • BROCKHAMPTON, "Iridescence" (RCA)
  • Christine and the Queens, "Chris" (Because Music)
  • Hayley Kiyoko, "Expectations" (Atlantic)
  • Janelle Monae, "Dirty Computer" (Bad Boy Records)
  • Kim Petras, "Turn Off the Light, Vol. 1" (BunHead)
  • Shea Diamond, "Seen It All" (Asylum Worldwide)
  • Sophie, "Oil of Every Pearl's Un-Insides" (Future Classics)
  • Troye Sivan, "Bloom" (Capitol Records)
  • Years & Years, "Palo Santo" (Polydor)

Outstanding Comic Book

  • "Batwoman," written by Marguerite Bennett, K. Perkins (DC Comics)
  • "Bingo Love," written by Tee Franklin (Image Comics)
  • "Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles," written by Mark Russell (DC Comics)
  • "Fence," written by C.S. Pacat (BOOM! Studios)
  • "Iceman," written by Sina Grace (Marvel Comics)
  • "Lumberjanes: The Infernal Compass," written by Lilah Sturges (BOOM! Studios)
  • "Oh S#!t It's Kim & Kim," written by Magdalene Visaggio (Black Mask Comics)
  • "Runaways," written by Rainbow Rowell (Marvel Comics)
  • "Star Wars: Doctor Aphra," written by Kieron Gillen, Simon “Spurrier” (Marvel Comics)
  • "Strangers in Paradise XXV," written by Terry Moore (Abstract Studio)

Outstanding Video Game

  • "Assassin's Creed: Odyssey" (Ubisoft)
  • "The Elder Scrolls Online: Summerset" (Bethesda Softworks)
  • "Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire" (ArenaNet)
  • "Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire" (Versus Evil)
  • "The Sims Mobile" (Electronic Arts)

Outstanding Variety or Talk Show Episode

Outstanding TV Journalism – Newsmagazine

  • "Conversion Therapy: God Only Knows," "CBS Sunday Morning" (CBS)
  • "Gender: The Space Between," "CBS News" (CBS)
  • "Legacy of Hope," "Nightline" (ABC)
  • "Respect," "SC Featured" (ESPN)
  • "South Texas Pride" [series], "KSAT News" (KSAT-TV [San Antonio, Texas])

Outstanding TV Journalism Segment

  • "Historic Number of LGBTQ Candidates on Ballots This Year," "NBC Nightly News" (NBC)
  • "Mississippi Town Denies Pride Parade," "Vice News Tonight" (HBO)
  • "Olympian Adam Rippon," "New Day" (CNN)
  • "Same-sex Couple Reacts to Supreme Court Ruling," "CNN Tonight with Don Lemon" (CNN)
  • "Trump: 'Looking Very Seriously' at Changing Transgender Definition," "Velshi & Ruhle' (MSNBC)

Outstanding Newspaper Article

  • "He Took a Drug to Prevent AIDS. Then He Couldn't Get Disability Insurance" by Donald G. McNeil Jr. (The New York Times)
  • "LGBTQ Parents Challenge Stereotypes in China" by Sue-Lin Wong, Jason Lee (Reuters)
  • "'More Than Fear': Brazil's LGBT Community Dreads Looming Bolsonaro Presidency" by Marina Lopes (The Washington Post)
  • "Pistons' Reggie Bullock to Transgender Community: 'I see y'all as people that I love'" by Malika Andrews (Chicago Tribune)
  • "Transgender Students Asked Betsy DeVos for Help. Here's What Happened." by Caitlin Emma (Politico)

Outstanding Magazine Article

  • "21 Transgender Stars, Creators Sound Off on Hollywood: 'I Want to Portray These Characters, and I'm Ready'" by Chris Gardner, Rebecca Sun, Lindsay Weinberg, Joelle Goldstein, Bryan White (The Hollywood Reporter)
  • "Can a Transgender Woman Get Justice in Texas?" by Nate Blakeslee (Texas Monthly)
  • “Ex-Scientologist Michelle LeClair Says Church Officials Humiliated Her After She Came Out as Gay” by Johnny Dodd, Tierney McAfee (People)
  • “Lena Waithe is Changing the Game” by Jacqueline Woodson (Vanity Fair)
  • “They are the Champions” by Katie Barnes (ESPN The Magazine)

Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage

  • Billboard
  • Ebony
  • Entertainment Weekly
  • GQ
  • Variety

Outstanding Digital Journalism Article

  • "Across U.S., LGBTQ Christians Try to Change Hearts and Minds From the Pews" by Julie Compton (NBCNews.com)
  • "Bermuda Same-sex Marriage Ban Means Trouble for Tourism and Cruise Ships" by Ryan Ruggiero (CNBC.com)
  • "Deadnamed" by Lucas Waldron, Ken Schwencke (ProPublica.org)
  • "LGBTQ Caravan Migrants Marry While Waiting for Asylum in Tijuana" by Sarah Kinosian (INTOmore.com)
  • "Workplaces Need to Prepare for the Non-Binary Future" by Samantha Allen (TheDailyBeast.com)

Outstanding Digital Journalism – Video or Multimedia

  • "I Was Jailed for Raising the Pride Flag in Egypt" by Amro Helmy (Buzzfeed Video)
  • "The Latinx Drag Queens Spearheading HIV Activism on the Border" by Paola Ramos (Vice.com)
  • "March for Our Lives and LGBT activism: 'They're definitely linked for me,' says Emma González" by Beth Greenfield (Yahoo! Lifestyle)
  • "Marielle and Monica: The LGBT Activists Resisting Bolsonaro's Brazil" by Fabio Erdos, Marina Costa, Charlie Phillips, Jacqueline Edenbrow (TheGuardian.com)
  • "Trans Model Aaron Philip is Making a Space for Disabilities on the Runway" (NowThis)

Outstanding Blog

  • Gays With Kids
  • Holy Bullies and Headless Monsters
  • My Fabulous Disease
  • Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents
  • TransGriot

Special Recognition

  • "Nanette" (Netflix)
  • "TransMilitary" (Logo)

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