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GLAAD Media Awards 2011 Nominees Announced

01/20/11 12:07 AM ET   AP

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LOS ANGELES — The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation is honoring movies, musicians TV shows and other media properties that offer fair and inclusive representations of the gay community.

GLAAD announced nominees Thursday for its 22nd annual Media Awards, which will be presented during a series of ceremonies in the spring.

Film nominees include the lesbian family drama "The Kids Are All Right," the musical "Burlesque," high-school romp "Easy A," crime thriller "The Girl Who Played With Fire" and the video-game-inspired "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World."

TV drama series nominated for telling stories about the gay community are: ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" and "Brothers & Sisters," HBO's "True Blood," ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" and TeenNick's "Degrassi."

Comedy series nominees are: Showtime's "Nurse Jackie" and "United States of Tara," Fox's "Glee," ABC's "Modern Family" and ABC Family's "Greek."

Individual episodes of "30 Rock," "Drop Dead Diva," "Bored to Death" and "Law & Order" were also nominated.

Chely Wright and Scissor Sisters are among nominees in the music category.

GLAAD also honors theater performances, comic books, blogs, talk shows, documentaries, newspaper and magazine articles and reality shows.

A complete list of nominees can be found on GLAAD's website.

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