Friday, January 9, 2009

LGBT-Themed Projects Nominated for NAACP Awards

The NAACP Image Awards has nominated several projects that feature actors in LGBT roles or LGBT actors, such as Wanda Sykes, who is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. It's good that the organization recognizes the importance of showing all sections of the black community. Here's the full list of nominations below, courtesy of Pam's House Blend:

Outstanding Comedy Series - Ugly Betty
Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series - Paul James*, GREEK
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series - Wanda Sykes**, The New Adventures of Old Christine
Outstanding Drama Series - Grey's Anatomy, House, Lincoln Heights, The Wire
Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series - Blair Underwood*, In Treatment
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Michael Kenneth Williams*, The Wire
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Sonja Sohn*, The Wire
Outstanding Reality Series - Project Runway
Outstanding Independent Motion Picture - Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom
Outstanding Writing in a Dramatic Series - Liz Friedman & Sara Hess - House - "Lucky Thirteen"
Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture - Patrik-Ian Polk & John R. Gordon - Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom
*plays LGBT character **actor is LGBT

1 comment:

opengurl said...

Thanks for highlighting this. Hats off to NAACP!

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