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The GLAAD group presented their 2012 awards list, meant to honour achievments in media, at New York.

The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation group recognizes the best portrayals of gay community members in film, television, radio, music, newspapers and blogs. The awards this year was hosted by Cory Montieth and Naya Rivera.

Here is the complete list of award winners:

  • Vito Russo Award: Craig Zadan & Neil Meron (presented by Bernadette Peters and John Stamos)
  • Special Recognition Award: openly gay 17-year-old anti-bullying advocate, Katy Butler (presented by Harvey Weinstein)
  • Outstanding Film- Limited Release: Pariah (Focus Features) [accepted by: Adepero Oduye and Kim Wayans]
  • Outstanding Reality Program: Dancing with the Stars (ABC) [accepted by: Carson Kressley]
  • Outstanding TV Journalism Segment: "Battle Against Bullying" ABC World News with Diane Sawyer (ABC) [accepted by: reporter Josh Elliott]
  • Outstanding Magazine Article: TIE: "15th Anniversary of the Passage of the Defense of Marriage Act" (series) by Chris Geidner (Metro Weekly) [accepted by: Chris Geidner] and "Black & Gay in Corporate America" by Carolyn M. Brown (Black Enterprise) [accepted by: Carolyn M. Brown]
  • Outstanding TV Movie Or Mini Series: Cinema Verite (HBO)
  • Outstanding Talk Show Episode: "Coming Out on the Oprah Show: 25 Years of Unforgettable Guests" The Oprah Winfrey Show (syndicated)
  • Outstanding TV Journalism - Newsmagazine: "The 'Sissy Boy' Experiments" Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)
  • Outstanding Newspaper Article: "Led by the Child Who Simply Knew" by Bella English (The Boston Globe)
  • Outstanding Newspaper Columnist: Frank Bruni (The New York Times)
  • Outstanding Newspaper Overall Coverage: The New York Times
  • Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage: The Advocate/Out
  • Outstanding Digital Journalism-Multimedia: "Injustice at Every Turn" (ITLMedia.org)
  • Outstanding Blog: Towleroad (http://www.towleroad.com/) and Mombian (http://www.mombian.com)
  • Outstanding Music Artist: Lady Gaga, Born This Way (Interscope Records)
  • Outstanding Comic Book: Batwoman by J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman (DC Comics)
  • Outstanding Los Angeles Theatre: No Word in Guyanese for Me by Wendy Graf
  • Outstanding New York Theatre: Broadway & Off Broadway: The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures by Tony Kushner
  • Outstanding New York Theatre: Off-Off Broadway: Southern Comfort book and lyrics by Dan Collins, music by Julianne Wick Davis