GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) announced its nominees for the 19th Annual GLAAD Media Awards Sunday (Jan. 20th) and PTR fave Cold Case was among the honored series. The crime drama is nominated for this season's "Boy Crazy" for its sensitive portrayal of transgender issues. The episode, which aired earlier this season, had the CC team investigating the 1963 murder of a gender-confused teen. This is Cold Case's 5th nomination. The series won in 2006 for the season two episode "Best Friends" (which dealt with a lesbian relationship in the 1920s). Other nominated series this year include: Dirty Sexy Money, My Name is Earl, Boston Legal, Project Runway, Ugly Betty, The L Word, and Brothers and Sisters. Overall, ABC garnered the most nominations with nine.
From the Press Release:
The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community and the issues that affect their lives.
The GLAAD Media Awards ceremonies will be held in New York on March 17th; in South Florida on April 12th; in Los Angeles on April 26th; and in San Francisco on May 10th. GLAAD will provide details about upcoming broadcast dates in the near future.
For more on the awards, visit GLAAD's official site.