Congratulations to Darren Perron and the rest of the team at WCAXtelevision on their GLAAD media award nomination. GLAAD, the Gay andLesbian Alliance Against Defamation, hands out annual awards to thosemembers of the media and entertainment worlds who demonstrate "fair,accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexualand transgender community and issues that affect their lives."
Perron and crew are nominated in the Outstanding TV Journalism category for Becoming— a 3-part series discussing Vermont's transgender community. Perhapsthe coolest thing about the nomination is that WCAX is the only localstation nominated — they'll be up against the likes of PBS, CNN andOprah. Not bad, eh?
The awards will be handed out on March 28 in New York City. You can read more about the nomination and check out Becoming here.