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'Days of our Lives' Named Outstanding Daily Drama at 2015 GLAAD Media Awards

Days of our Lives stars Freddie Smith (Sonny), Guy Wilson (Will) and Christopher Sean (Paul) at the 2015 GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles.
The GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles took place at the Beverly Hilton on Saturday night. The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the LGBT community and the issues that affect their lives. They also fund GLAAD's work to amplify stories from the LGBT community that build support for equality. In the Daily Drama category, Days of our Lives won the award (General Hospital was the other nominee).

How to Get Away with Murder was named Outstanding Drama Series, while Transparent took home the Outstanding Comedy Series award.

Watch Scandal star Kerry Washington accept the Vanguard Award below:



Below is a complete list of 2015 GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles winners:

Vanguard Award
Kerry Washington (presented by Ellen DeGeneres)

Stephen F. Kolzak Award
Roland Emmerich (presented by Channing Tatum)

Outstanding Film – Wide Release
The Imitation Game, The Weinstein Company (accepted by screenwriter Graham Moore and producer Ido Ostrowsky)

Outstanding Drama Series
How to Get Away with Murder, ABC (accepted by creator Peter Nowalk with stars Viola Davis, Jack Falahee, Matt McGorry, and Aja Naomi King)

Outstanding Comedy Series
Transparent, Amazon Instant Video (accepted by creator Jill Soloway with stars Amy Landecker, Jay Duplass, Alexandra Billings, Kiersey Clemons, Michaela Watkins, and Alison Sudol, and co-producer Rhys Ernst)

Outstanding Individual Episode (in a series without a regular LGBT character)
“Identity Crisis, ” Drop Dead Diva, Lifetime

Outstanding TV Movie or Mini-Series:
The Normal Heart, HBO

Outstanding Music Artist:
Against Me!, Transgender Dysphoria Blues, Xtra Mile Recordings

Outstanding Daily Drama:
Days of our Lives, NBC

Outstanding Comic Book:
“Rat Queens,” written by Kurtis J. Wiebe (Image Comics)

Outstanding Digital Journalism Article:
“31 Days of PrEP,” Advocate.com

Outstanding Blog:
Autostraddle.com

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