‘Boy Erased,’ ‘Pose’ Win at GLAAD Media Awards

“The Assassination of Gianni Versace” and Madonna were also recognized

Last Updated: May 5, 2019 @ 10:44 AM

The indie drama “Boy Erased,” the FX series “Pose” and the miniseries “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” emerged as big winners on Saturday at the New York City edition of the GLAAD Media Awards.

Janelle Monáe won as Best Music Artist, while segments from Samantha Bee’s “Full Frontal” and Don Lemon’s CNN show were also recognized by the group, which advocates on behalf of the LGBTQ community.

In addition, Madonna picked up the Advocate for Change Award and E! host Andy Cohen collected the Vito Russo Award.

“Over the past 30 years, images in media have evolved to celebrate the unique and dynamic stories of LGBTQ people and accelerate acceptance for the LGBTQ community,” GLAAD CEO and President Sarah Kate Ellis said. “This year’s award recipients like ‘Pose’ and Don Lemon showcase what it means to move the needle forward, as they bring diverse and critical LGBTQ stories and issues to the forefront of mainstream media.”

Here is the complete list of winners:

Outstanding Drama Series: “Pose” (FX)

Outstanding Variety or Talk Show Episode: “Trans Rights Under Attack,” “Full Frontal With Samantha Bee” (TBS)

Outstanding TV Journalism Segment: “Same Sex Couple Reacts to Supreme Court Ruling,” “CNN Tonight with Don Lemon” (CNN)

Outstanding Film – Limited Release: “Boy Erased” (Focus Features)

Outstanding TV Movie or Limited Series: “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” (FX)

Outstanding Music Artist: Janelle Monáe, “Dirty Computer” (Bad Boy Records)

Outstanding TV Journalism – Newsmagazine: “Conversion Therapy: God Only Knows,” “CBS Sunday Morning” (CBS)

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)

Outstanding Digital Journalism Article: “Bermuda Same-sex Marriage Ban Means Trouble for Tourism and Cruise Ships” by Ryan Ruggiero (CNBC.com)

Outstanding Digital Journalism – Video or Multimedia: “March for Our Lives and LGBT activism. ‘They’re definitely linked for me,’ says Emma González” by Beth Greenfield (Yahoo! Lifestyle)

Outstanding Blog: Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents

Outstanding Scripted Television Series (Spanish-Language): “Elite” (Netflix) and “Mi marido tiene más familia” (Univision) [TIE]

Outstanding TV Journalism Segment (Spanish-Language): “Primera Pareja Gay en Casarse en un Consulado Mexicano,” “Noticias Telemundo Mediodía” (Telemundo)