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A Boy and His Soul, She Like Girls, Hair, et al. Win GLAAD Media Awards

Colman Domingo in A Boy and His Soul
(© Carol Rosegg)
The 21st Annual GLAAD Media Awards-New York, honoring entertainment and news media for their representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, was held at the Marriott Marquis on Saturday, March 13. Tony Award winner Alan Cumming hosted the event.

Colman Domingo's solo show A Boy and His Soul, which was produced by the Vineyard Theatre, was named Outstanding Broadway/Off-Broadway production, while Chisa Hutchinson's She Like Girls was named Outstanding Off-Off-Broadway production. In addition, the Broadway production of Hair was given a Special Recognition Award.

Other notable winners included the television series Brothers & Sisters, One Life to Live, and The Oprah Winfrey Show; the television movie Prayers for Bobby; the film Little Ashes, and New York Times columnist (and former theater critic) Frank Rich.

Tony Award winner Cynthia Nixon received the Vito Russo Award, given to an openly LGBT media professional who has made a significant difference in promoting equal rights, and talk show host Joy Behar received the Excellence in Media Award presented to media professionals who have increased the visibility and understanding of the LGBT community.

Additional awards will be presented in Los Angeles on April 17 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, and in San Francisco on June 5 at the Westin St. Francis.

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