'Modern Family,' Lady Gaga & 'J. Edgar' Among 151 Nominees For GLAAD Media Awards

The cast of 'Modern Family' poses in the press room with the Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy award for 'Modern Family' at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 15, 2012 The cast of 'Modern Family' poses in the press room with the Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy award for 'Modern Family' at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 15, 2012

GLAAD has named the film “J. Edgar,” Lady Gaga’s album “Born This Way,” and a TV interview by David Letterman with Chaz Bono among its nominees for the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards.

The Gay&Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation announced on Thursday 116 nominees in English-language categories and 35 nominees in Spanish-language categories.

Other nominees include the film “Albert Nobbs,” starring Glenn Close, and the TV series “Glee,” '‘Modern Family” and “NCIS,” as well as the wedding of a gay staffer aired on the talk show “Conan.”

The awards are meant to recognize and honor media for outstanding images of the gay and lesbian community. The winners will be announced March 24 at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square and at ceremonies in April and June.

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