Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Lady Gaga wins Glaad outstanding music artist prize

Lady Gaga and Dancing with the Stars ended up among the winners with the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (Glaad) awards in L. a.. Dancing together with the Stars won outstanding reality Tv display for featuring contestant Chaz Bono, the transgender youngster of singers Cher and Sonny Bono. Lady Gaga won exceptional audio artist for her album Born In this way.

Glaad encourages optimistic images of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) folks within the media. The producers of new Tv musical drama collection Smash chosen up the Vito Russo award with the ceremony. Winners Neil Meron and Craig Zadan may also be powering videos such as Oscar-winning musical Chicago and Hairspray.

The prize is called after the late gay rights activist and offered to an brazenly LGBT media professional that has created a significant contribution to selling equality. Zadan mentioned getting gay was "part of who I am, so it impacts the work that we do". Meron mentioned he and Zadan experienced invested several years attempting to "fight, persuade and manipulate" the enjoyment market to include lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender characters and stories.

In addition they recounted how that they had obtained dying threats next their controversial 2003 mini-series The Reagans, which argued that former US President Ronald Reagan failed to recognise the Aids crisis. Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein introduced openly gay large faculty pupil Katy Butler having a particular award for spearheading a campign to steer US film censors to reduce its score for documentary Bully. HBO's Cinema Verite, meanwhile, picked up the very best Television motion picture or mini-series award.

It starred Tim Robbins, Diane Lane and James Gandolfini and was determined by the 1973 PBS American Household documentary that featured the first openly gay man or woman on television. Finest talk display episode went to Oprah Winfrey's programme for that episode Coming out to the Oprah Present: twenty five Many years of Unforgettable Guests. Playwright Tony Kushner won the theatre award for his perform, The Intelligent Homosexual's Information to Capitalism and Socialism having a Key towards the Scriptures.


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