I am opening the GLADD Media awards~

In January, GLAAD announced 116 nominees in 24 English-language categories, and 36 Spanish-language nominees in 8 categories. A complete list of this year’s 152 nominees is available at www.glaad.org/mediaawards. Additional GLAAD Media Awards ceremonies will take place in New York on March 13, 2010 at the Marriott Marquis, and in San Francisco on June 5, 2010 at the Westin St. Francis. During the New York event, Cynthia Nixon will receive the Vito Russo Award and Alan Cumming will serve as host. Special guests including Nigel Barker (America’s Next Top Model), Bryan Batt (Mad Men), Sandra Bernhard, Brian Graden, Sarah Paulson, Sigourney Weaver and Jill Zarin (Real Housewives of New York City). Robert Hanson (President, Levi Strauss America) will receive the Local Hero Award at the San Francisco event and Bruce Vilanch will serve as host.