2023 GLAAD Media Awards Film & TV Nominations: ‘Brothers,’ ‘LIBRARY,’ More

For the first time, GLAAD was able to expand the Outstanding Film – Widespread category to 10 nominees.

GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today announced the nominations for the 34th annual GLAAD Media Awards.

As 2022 marks an outstanding year for the fair, accurate and inclusive representation of LGBTQ people and issues, this year’s nominees include not only historical projects like “Bros,” “Fire Island” and “A League of Your Own,” but also films. currently in the Oscar conversation, such as “Everything Everywhere All at Once” and “THE LIBRARY.” In fact, for the first time ever, there are 10 nominees in the Outstanding Film – Wide Release category.

Other changes include the division of the Outstanding Reality Program category, the separate designation of reality competition series and non-competition series. The Outstanding Children and Family Programs category was also split so that animated and live-action programs could be nominated independently.

For media projects that do not fit into any of the existing GLAAD Media Awards categories, GLAAD honors five media projects and individuals that have innovatively highlighted different segments of the LGBTQ community: Alejandra Caraballo, Drag Story Hour, Jerrod Carmichael “Rothaniel” (HBO) , “The Lesbian Bar Project,” #Letters4TransKids and “En Sus Palabras” (series) (TelevisaUnivision).

Anything nominated for a GLAAD Media Award this year was published, released or broadcast between January 1 and December 31, 2022. The GLAAD Media Awards gala, which funds GLAAD’s work to accelerate LGBTQ recognition, will be held at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. on Thursday, March 30, 2023 and in New York at the Hilton Midtown on Saturday, May 13, 2023.

Nominees for the selected categories were announced via a “GLAAD Drag Story Time” video featuring “RuPaul’s Drag Race” season 15 contestants Salina EsTitties and Sasha Colby.


Find the full list of film and television nominees below.

Excellent film – wide presentation

“A Man Called Otto” (Sony Pictures)
“Bodies Bodies Bodies” (A24)
“Bros” (Universal Pictures)
“Everything Everywhere All at once” (A24)
“Lightyear” (Pixar)
“No” (Universal Pictures)
“Scream” (Paramount Pictures)
“Spoiler Alert” (Focus Features)
“Strange World” (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
“LIBRARY” (Focus functions)

Excellent Movie – Streaming or TV

“Anything Is Possible” (Primary Video)
“B-Boy Blues” (BET+)
“Treasure Christmas” (Lifetime)
“Crush” (Hulu)
Do Revenge (Netflix)
“The Fallout” (HBO Max)
“Fire Island” (Hulu)
“The Holiday Sitter” (Hallmark)
“Three Months” (Paramount+)
“Wild” (Hulu)

Excellent film – limited release

“Anaïs in Love” (Magnolia Pictures)
“Blessing” (roadside attractions)
“Death and Bowling” (Unleash the Wolf)
“Firebird” (roadside attractions)
“Girl Image” (Strand release)
“The Check” (A24)
“My Policeman” (original video)
“Neptune Frost” (Kino Lorber)
“The Swimmer” (Strand Releasing)
“Wendell & Wild” (Netflix)

Excellent documentary

“All Beauty and Bloodshed” (HBO)
The Andy Warhol Diaries (Netflix)
The Book of Queer (Discovery+)
“Framing Agnes” (Kino Lorber)
“Mama’s Boy” (HBO)
“Maurice Hines: Bring Them Back” (STARZ)
“No More Mormons” (Hulu)
“Queer for Fear” (Shudder)
“Sirens” (oscilloscope)
“Stay Aboard: The Leo Baker Story” (Netflix)

Excellent comedy series

“Abbott Elementary” (ABC)
“Derry Girls” (Netflix)
“Hacks” (HBO Max)
“Harley Quinn” (HBO Max)
“Love, Victor” (Hulu)
“I’ve Never Been Before” (Netflix)
“Only Murders in the Building” (Hulu)
“The Sex Lives of College Girls” (HBO Max)
“Sort Of” (HBO Max)
“What We Do in the Shadows” (FX)

Excellent drama series

“9-1-1: Lone Star” (Fox)
“Chucky” (Syfy)
“Good trouble” (free form)
“Gossip Girl” (HBO Max)
“Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC)
“The L Word: Generation Q” (Showtime)
“P Valley” (STARZ)
“September Mornings” (original video)
“Star Trek: Discovery” (Paramount Plus)
The Umbrella Academy (Netflix)

Excellent new TV series

“A League of Their Own” (Primary Video)
“Heartbreak High” (Netflix)
“High School” (Amazon Freevee)
“Interview with the Vampire” (AMC)
“Our Flag Means Death” (HBO Max)
“Queer as Folk” (Peacock)
“The Rookie: Feds” (ABC)
“The Sandman” (Netflix)
“Somewhere Somewhere” (HBO)
“Willow” (Disney+)

Excellent limited or anthology series

“American Horror Story: NYC” (FX)
“The Ignorant Angels” (Hulu)
“The Best Man: The Final Chapters” (Peacock)
“Welcome to the Chippendales” (Hulu)
“The White Lotus” (HBO)

Outstanding reality show

“Bargain Block” (HGTV)
“The Come Up” (Freeform)
“Family Karma” (Bravo)
“Generation Drag” (Discovery+)
“Getting Curious About Jonathan Van Ness” (Netflix)
“Mathis Family Matters” (E!)
“The Real World Homecoming: New Orleans” (Paramount+)
“Southern Hospitality” (Bravo)
“Trixie Motel” (Discovery+)
“Here We Are” (HBO)

Outstanding Reality Show — Competition

“The Big Brunch” (HBO Max)
“Dancing with the Stars” (ABC)
“Legendary” (HBO Max)
“Lizzo Watch Out for the Big Grrrls” (Primary Video)
“RuPaul’s Drag Race” (VH1)
“You Think You Can Dance” (FOX)
“Top Chef” (Bravo)
Upcycle Nation (collateral)
“The Voice” (NBC)
“America’s Worst Cooks” (Food Network)

Excellent children’s programming

“Adoptasaurus Rex,” “Dino Ranch” (Disney Junior)
“Family Picnic,” “Sesame Street” (HBO Max)
“Firebuds” (Disney Junior)
“The Peppermint Gala,” “Strawberry Shortcake: Berry in the Big City” (Netflix)
“Pinecone & Pony” (Apple TV+)

Excellent children’s and family programming – animated

“Amphibia” (Disney Channel)
“Battle Kitty” (Netflix)
“Big Nate” (Nickelodeon)
“Craig of the Creek” (Cartoon Network)
Dead End: Paranormal Park (Netflix)
“The Dragon Prince” (Netflix)
“Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous” (Netflix)
“The Owl House” (Disney Channel)
“The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder” (Disney+)
Trick or Treat Scooby-Doo! (Cartoon Network)

Excellent children’s and family shows – live action

“Better Nate Than Ever” (Disney+)
“Day One” (Hulu)
“Heartstopper” (Netflix)
“High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” (Disney+)
“Monster High: The Movie” (Nickelodeon, Paramount+)
“Power Rangers: Dino Fury” (Netflix)
“Raven’s Home” (Disney Channel)
“Rebel Cheer Squad: A Get Even Series” (Netflix)
“Trevor: The Musical” (Disney+)
“Zombies 3” (Disney+)

An excellent variety show or talk show episode

“David Archuleta”, “The Jennifer Hudson Show” (distributed)
“Don’t Say Gay”, “The Amber Ruffin Show” (Peacock)
“I’m Here,” “Tamron Hall” (ABC)
“Jackie Goldschneider and Danny Pellegrino,” “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen” (Bravo)
“JoJo Siwa Celebrates Her Golden Birthday,” “The View” (ABC)
“LGBTQ Trailblazers,” “Being Honest with Laverne Cox” (E!)
“Spirit Day,” “The Kelly Clarkson Show” (NBCUniversal Syndication Studios)
“Transgender Rights II,” “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” (HBO)
“Virtel It Like It Is: Gay Velma Drives GOP Mad,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” (ABC)
The War Over Gender, The Problem with Jon Stewart (Apple TV+)

A television series with an excellent script in Spanish

“Los Espookys” (HBO)
“La flor más bella” (Netflix)
“Ser o no ser” (RTVE)
“Smiley” (Netflix)
Las de la última fila (Netflix)

Special Recognition

Alejandra Caraballo
Drag Story Hour
Rothaniel (HBO)
“The Lesbian Bar Project”

Special Recognition (in Spanish)

“En Sus Palabras” (series) (TelevisaUnivision)

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