Joy Behar won the Excellence in Media Award at the 21st annual GLAAD Media Awards presentation last night in New York City, while Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon picked up the Vito Russo Award from Sex creator Michael Patrick King. ABC’s Brothers and Sisters took home Outstanding Drama Series, while the Parks and Recreation episode “Pawnee Zoo,” in which Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) officiated the town’s first gay marriage (between two male penguins), won for Outstanding Individual Episode.

Little Ashes, an indie starring Twilight star Robert Pattinson as Salvador Dali, won for Outstanding Film — Limited release. And Gavin Creel, the star of the Broadway musical revival Hair, accepted a special recognition for the show.

The awards, recognizing excellence in promoting fair and accurate portrayals of lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender issues, are presented at two events; 24 of 32 awards were announced last nigh and the remaing winners will be announced April 17 in L.A. and June 5 in San Francisco. See below for the complete list of winners:

– Outstanding Daily Drama: One Life to Live (ABC)

– Outstanding Talk Show Episode: “Ellen DeGeneres and Her Wife, Portia de Rossi” The Oprah Winfrey Show (syndicated)

– Outstanding TV Journalism Segment: “Why Will Won’t Pledge Allegiance” American Morning (CNN)

– Outstanding Digital Journalism Article: Tie between “‘We Love You, This Won’t Change a Thing'” by John Buccigross ( and “Why Can’t You Just Butch Up? Gay Men, Effeminacy, and Our War with Ourselves” by Brent Hartinger (

– Outstanding TV Journalism — Newsmagazine: “Uganda Be Kidding Me” (series) The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC)

– Outstanding Newspaper Article: “Kept From a Dying Partner’s Bedside” by Tara Parker-Pope (The New York Times)

– Outstanding Newspaper Columnist: Frank Rich (The New York Times)

– Outstanding Newspaper Overall Coverage: The New York Times

Outstanding Magazine Article:“Coming Out in Middle School” by Benoit Denizet-Lewis (The New York Times Magazine)

Outstanding Magazine — Overall Coverage: The Advocate

– Outstanding Comic Book: Detective Comics by Greg Rucka (DC Comics)

– Outstanding New York Theater — Broadway & Off Broadway: A Boy and His Soul by Colman Domingo

– Outstanding New York Theater — Off-Off Broadway: She Like Girls by Chisa Hutchinson


– Outstanding Novela: Más Sabe el Diablo (Telemundo)

– Outstanding Daytime Talk Show Episode: “Adopción gay: un tema muy controversial” Paparazzi TV Sensacional (MegaTV)Outstanding Talk Show Interview: “Realidades de ser gay en la tercera edad” El Show de Cristina (Univision)

– Outstanding TV Journalism — Newsmagazine: TIE: “En el cuerpo equivocado” Primer Impacto (Univision) & “Damas gracias: Entrevista con Eva Leivas-Andino” Al Rojo Vivo (Telemundo)

– Outstanding Newspaper Article: “Mas familias de dos papás o dos mamas” by Pilar Marrero (La Opinión)

– Outstanding Magazine Article: “Del odio a la justicia” by Lena Hansen (People en Español)

– Outstanding Digital Journalism Article: “Saliendo del clóset: Cómo enfrentarlo en familia” by Fernanda Martínez (