Friday, January 22, 2010

GLECA's Dorian Award Winners Announced

Best Performer in a Film - Colin Firth

The Dorian Awards were announced and A single Man won top honors as the Film of the Year and its star Colin Firth, Best Film Performance of the Year. The new series Glee was declared the Best TV Musical or Comedy. Other top winners include MSNBC commentator Rachel Maddow as 2009's top Savage Wit; Lifetime's gay teen suicide tale Prayers for Bobby as best LGBT-Themed TV Drama, and Cloris Leachman nabbed GLECA's Forever Ageless Award.

Jane Lynch - Best TV Performer

HBO's Grey Gardens was the TV Drama of the year as well as GG's star, Drew Barrymore for Best TV Performance in a Drama. Jane Lynch of Glee got the nod for Best Comedy performance. The Breakout Award went to Gabourey Sidibe for Precious. The stalker thriller Obsessed took Campy Film of the Year honors.

Rachel Maddow - Savage Wit of the Year

MSNBC commentator Rachel Maddow was named 2009's top Savage Wit; and Cloris Leachman nabbed GLECA's Forever Ageless Award.

So who is GLECA you wonder? Well, the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association is comprised of film and television journalists and historians writing or commenting for such media outlets as US Weekly, the Advocate, TV Guide, Sirius XM radio, Fancast, Alaska radio station KUDO, and yours truly who writes for this Gay in the Berkshires blog, Arts America and Berkshire Fine Arts.

You can find our earlier entry on all the nominees here.

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