STARDUST, Desperate Housewives, BROTHERS + SISTERS and UGLY BETTY are among the nominees for the 2008 Gay + Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Media Awards.
The Matthew Vaughn-directed Stardust will compete in the Outstanding Film - Wide Release category, against Across the Universe and The Jane Austen Club, while The Bubble, Whole New Thing and Dirty Laundry are just some of the nominees up for the Outstanding Film - Limited Release award.
In the TV categories, Brothers + Sisters, Degrassi: The Next Generation, The L Word, Greek and Dirty Sexy Money are all in the running for Outstanding Drama Series, while Desperate Housewives, Ugly Betty, Exes and Ohs, The War at Home and The Sarah Silverman Program will compete for Outstanding Comedy Series.
Elsewhere, All My Children and As The World Turns are the only two nominees for Outstanding Daily Drama; episodes from The Oprah Winfrey Show and The Tyra Banks Show will fight it out for Outstanding Talk Show Episode; and Daphne, The DL Chronicles and The State Within are competing for Outstanding Television Movie or Mini-Series.
Meanwhile, in the Outstanding Music Artist category, British rockers Bloc Party have been nominated for their album A Weekend in the City, and will go up against The Cliks' Snakehouse, Melissa Etheridge's The Awakening, Rufus Wainwright's Release the Stars and Patrick Wolf's The Magic Position for the prize.
The 19th annual GLAAD Media Awards nominations were announced at the Queer Lounge in Park City, Utah, on Sunday (20Jan08), and the winners will be revealed later this year (08).