1st GLAAD Media Awards

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The 1st GLAAD Media Awards [1] on April 29, 1990, at the Time & Life Building in York City to honor “fair, accurate and inclusive” representations of gay individuals in the media during the 1989 season.

GLADD honored Phil Donahue as the Media Person of the Year Award for his continued coverage of the LGBT community, and GLAAD co-founder Vito Russo joined him onstage.  Other honorees included As the World Turns (Daytime Drama), L.A. Law (Drama Series) and Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt (TV Documentary)[2].



  1. ^ "GLAAD Media Awards - Awards for 1990". IMDb.
  2. ^ "Looking back at 27 years of accelerating acceptance with #glaadawards | GLAAD". www.glaad.org. Retrieved 2019-05-21.