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OTRC: GLAAD Awards 2012: Full list of nominees

Lady Gaga appears in an undated photo from her official website, LadyGaga.com. (LadyGaga.com)

GLAAD has named the nominees for the 23rd annual GLAAD Media Awards.

On Thursday, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation announced 116 nominees in the English-language categories and 35 nominees in Spanish-language categories.

Nominees include Lady Gaga's album "Born This Way," TV series "Glee," "Modern Family" and "NCIS" and films like "Albert Nobbs" and "J. Edgar."

The awards are meant to recognize and honor media for outstanding images of the gay and lesbian community. The winners will be announced in New York on March 24 at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square, in a ceremony in Los Angeles on April 21 and in San Francisco on June 2.

Check out the full list of nominees below:

Outstanding Film - Wide Release
"Albert Nobbs" Roadside Attractions
"Beginners" Focus Features
"J. Edgar" Warner Bros. Pictures

Outstanding Film - Limited Release
"Circumstance" Roadside Attractions
"Gun Hill Road" Motion Film Group
"Pariah" Focus Features
"Tomboy" Rocket Releasing
"Weekend" Sundance Selects

Outstanding Drama Series
"Degrassi" Teen Nick
"Grey's Anatomy" ABC
"Pretty Little Liars" ABC Family
"Shameless" Showtime
"Torchwood: Miracle Day" Starz

Outstanding Comedy Series
"Exes and Ohs" Logo
"Glee" Fox
"Happy Endings" ABC
"Modern Family" ABC
"The Big C" Showtime

Outstanding Individual Episode (in a series without a regular LGBT character)
"Acceptance" "Man Up!" ABC
"Beards" "Hot in Cleveland" TV Land
"Prom" "Drop Dead Diva" Lifetime
"Recruited" "NCIS" CBS
"The Boy Has Style" "Are We There Yet?" TBS

Outstanding TV Movie or Mini-Series
"Cinema Verite" HBO

Outstanding Documentary
"Becoming Chaz" OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
"The Strange History of Don't Ask, Don't Tell" HBO
"The World's Worst Place to be Gay?" Logo
"Two Spirits" PBS
"We Were Here" Red Flag Releasing

Outstanding Reality Program
"Dancing with the Stars" ABC
"Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys" Sundance Channel
"The Glee Project" Oxygen
"The Real L Word" Showtime
"The Voice" NBC

Outstanding Talk Show Episode
"Chaz Bono" on "Late Show with David Letterman" CBS
"Children & Teens Caught in the Wrong Bodies" on "Anderson" syndicated
"Coming Out on the Oprah Show: 25 Years of Unforgettable Guests" on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" syndicated
"The Wedding of Scott Cronick & David Gorshein" on "Conan" TBS
"Zach Wahls" on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" syndicated

Outstanding Daily Drama
"All My Children" ABC
"Days of Our Lives" NBC

Outstanding TV Journalism - News Magazine
"Day One" "The Rachel Maddow Show" MSNBC
"Finding Home" "In the Life" PBS
"GLBT in Texas" "Spotlight DFW" KXAS TV-5 [Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas]
"The 'Sissy Boy' Experiments" "Anderson Cooper 360" CNN
"They Call it Corrective Rape" "World's Untold Stories" CNN

Outstanding TV Journalism Segment
"Battle Against Bullying" "ABC World News With Diane Sawyer" ABC
"Children of LGBT Parents" "MSNBC News Live" MSNBC
"Gay Dads Adopt 12 Kids" "Good Morning America" ABC
"Kye Allums" "Outside the Lines" ESPN
"Split by Potential Deportation" "CNN Newsroom" CNN

Outstanding Newspaper Article
"AIDS @ 30" (series) Windy City Times [Chicago, Ill.]
"Coming Out to America" by Melanie Asmar, Westword [Denver, Colo.]
"Even on Religious Campuses, Students Fight for Gay Identity" by Erik Eckholm, The New York Times
"Led by the Child Who Simply Knew" by Bella English, The Boston Globe
"Local Lesbian Couple Navigates Life's Daily Challenges as Parents" by Najla Amundson, The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead [Fargo, N.D.]

Outstanding Newspaper Columnist
Alfred Doblin The Record [Bergen, N.J.]
Craig Wilson USA Today
Frank Bruni The New York Times
Maureen Dowd The New York Times
Peg McEntee The Salt Lake Tribune

Outstanding Newspaper Overall Coverage
Pioneer Press [St. Paul, Minn.]
The Boston Globe
The New York Times
The Oregonian [Portland, Ore.]
The Salt Lake Tribune

Outstanding Magazine Article
"15th Anniversary of the Passage of the Defense of Marriage Act" (series) by Chris Geidner, Metro Weekly
"Black & Gay in Corporate America" by Carolyn M. Brown, Black Enterprise
"Making It Work" by Rod McCullom, Ebony
"The Secret I Don't Want to Keep Anymore" by Janet Mock as told to Kierna Mayo, Marie Claire
"Transitions" by Eliza Gray, The New Republic

Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage
Entertainment Weekly
The Advocate/Out
US Weekly

Outstanding Digital Journalism Article
"Adam and Pete: Love in a Time of War" by Max J. Rosenthal, HuffingtonPost.com
"Black and Transgender: A Double Burden" by Kellee Terrell, TheRoot.com
"Soldier Leaves Legacy Much Larger Than 'He Was Gay'" by Wayne Drash, CNN.com
"The Rainbow Struggle" (series) GlobalPost.com
"What are Little Boys Made Of" by Jim Burroway, BoxTurtleBulletin.com

Outstanding Digital Journalism - Multimedia
"Breaking Boundaries" by Eliza Gray and Margy Slattery, TheNewRepublic.com
"Coming Out" by Sarah Kramer, NYTimes.com
"Glamorous Gay Dance Scene a 'Family Affair'" by Brooke Sopelsa and Drew Katchen, MSNBC.com
"Injustice at Every Turn" ITLMedia.org
"Transgender: A Special Report" (series) TimesUnion.com [Albany, N.Y.]

Outstanding Blog
Bilerico Project
New Civil Rights Movement
Rod 2.0

Outstanding Music Artist
Beverly McClellan, "Fear Nothing" Oarfin Records
Girl in a Coma, "Exits & All the Rest" Blackheart Records
Hunx and His Punx, "Too Young to Be in Love" Hardly Art
Lady Gaga, "Born This Way" Interscope Records
MEN, "Talk About Body" IAMSOUND Records

Outstanding Comic Book
"Avengers: The Children's Crusade" by Allan Heinberg, Marvel
"Batwoman" by J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman, DC Comics
"Secret Six" by Gail Simone, DC Comics
"Veronica Presents: Kevin Keller" by Dan Parent, Archie Comics
"X-Factor" by Peter David, Marvel Comics

Outstanding Los Angeles Theater
"Bonded" by Donald Jolly
"House of the Rising Son" by Tom Jacobson
"Killer Queen: The Story of Paco the Pink Pounder" by Peter Griggs
"No Word in Guyanese for Me" by Wendy Graf
"Who's Your Daddy?" by Johnny O'Callaghan

Outstanding New York Theater: Broadway and Off-Broadway
"Maple & Vine" by Jordan Harrison
"Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The Musical" by Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott
"Sons of the Prophet" by Stephen Karam
"The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures" by Tony Kushner
"Unnatural Acts: Harvard's Secret Court of 1920" conceived by Tony Speciale

Outstanding New York Theater: Off-Off Broadway
"She Kills Monsters" by Qui Nguyen
"Southern Comfort" book and lyrics by Dan Collins, music by Julianne Wick Davis
"The Dog and Pony Show (Bring Your Own Pony)" by Holly Hughes
"The Escape Artist" book by John Kelly, songs by John Kelly & Carol Lipnik
"The Momentum" by Boo Killebrew, Geoffrey Decas O'Donnell & Jordan Seavey

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