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GLAAD Hands Ricky Martin The Statue The Recording Academy Won’t

The GLAAD Media Awards, where celebrities are handed trophies for RSVPing and television networks earn accolades for their shows based on how many zeroes their underwriting checks have, were held last night in NYC. Unlike year’s past, there are only going to be three GLAAD award ceremonies this year (thrice the fundraising!) instead of the usual four, so if you didn’t get a chance to see Ricky Martin and Andy Cohen throwing back “ROKK vodka cocktails” (we got paid $10 to write that), there’s still Los Angeles and San Francisco. But last night in New York, in an awards ceremony not televised on LOGO, True Blood won something, as did Martin (taking home both an establishment trophy and winning for his appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show), and Anderson Cooper 360. I think it was for being gayish?

On:           Mar 20, 2011
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    • Matt

      Congratulations Ricky!

      Mar 20, 2011 at 12:28 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • antonyvietnam


      I love you, Ricky

      Mar 20, 2011 at 12:33 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Matt

      Ricky Martin with boyfriend and Bryan Lourd at GLAAD Awards:

      Mar 20, 2011 at 12:34 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • David

      Of course you’re not evolved enough to mention that The Advocate won two GLAAD awards.

      Mar 20, 2011 at 12:34 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Matt

      I’ve just noticed your “let’s trash Ricky” title.

      For your information, Ricky Martin got Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Album and three Latin Grammy Awards.

      Mar 20, 2011 at 12:53 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jeffree

      @David: The oustanding LGBT Blog award went to…..Joe.MýGod. Q’ty didn’t even get a nom—hmmm, wonder why? Lol.

      Mar 20, 2011 at 12:55 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Chupa Chups

      I am surprised. I believed that “bisexual woman for pay” will be awarded.

      Mar 20, 2011 at 1:17 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Shannon1981

      @Jeffree: Is there a reason for Queerty’s hatred of GLAAD? Seems they never have anything good to say.

      Mar 20, 2011 at 1:31 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Mattybear

      @Shannon1981: Ah, because GLAAD has never given Queerty an award. It makes some people bitter and angry. Remember we are all one big happy family, not a group of bitter lgbt people snipping at each other. (sarcasm off)

      Or maybe I’m just too hung over to think anything positive today.

      Mar 20, 2011 at 1:52 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Shannon1981

      @Mattybear: LOL. IDK, I just really sometimes get bothered by the hate for groups and/or people who really are trying to help us. I wouldn’t think a gay blog would be hating on a group like GLAAD. But,every time GLAAD issues any press release, Queerty has a snarty response to it. I get that this is a snark blog, but some issues aren’t to be made fun of.

      Mar 20, 2011 at 2:18 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Max Campbell

      Bec jeffree is a vile crap.

      Mar 20, 2011 at 2:27 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Soupy

      I love Jeffree. He is my favourite fake bi sex partner!

      Mar 20, 2011 at 2:54 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Max Campbell


      He is your favourite alter ego.

      Mar 20, 2011 at 2:55 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Soupy

      Could you pick a favourite of your 6? It’s like Sophie’s Choice.

      Mar 20, 2011 at 3:11 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jonathan

      Love Queerty. But, at least take a look at what Anderson Cooper 360 got an award for. Go and look. I think it’s a little unfair to try to be ironic. Again, I love you guys, I do. That little tidbit just wasn’t cool.

      Mar 20, 2011 at 7:06 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jeffree

      @Shannon1981: MattyBear answered your question better than I could have (thanks MattyBear!) GLAAD does some good things, but Q’ty prefers to snark at allies even more so than foes. This site wasn’t nom’d for a GLAAD award, so Q’ty prefers to take the low road!

      @Soupy: Please, always remember, comrade that I am the best looking of all your many sockpuppets. Troll Maxima Abramova Campbellova fears that I divert your attention away from appreciation of the his beloved bi-p0rns, because he prefers us to be man hating lesbians imposing double standards onto popular culture…..Or something like that.

      Mar 20, 2011 at 10:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Chupa Chups

      Yep, bisexual women for pay is our HOPE!!!)))))

      Mar 20, 2011 at 10:23 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Soupy

      Oh Jeffree, I share everything with you. But I wish that you wouldn’t hog all the christina crap.

      Mar 20, 2011 at 10:57 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Shannon1981

      @Jeffree: Gotcha, and yes thanks MattyBear! I just really wish Queerty liked GLAAD more. But whatever, can’t have our way about everything.

      Mar 20, 2011 at 11:06 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Adonis-of-Fire

      Ricky’s boyfriend is FU-GLY
      Regular cuban/puerto rican queen trying to look macho with a goatee. Bitch, please.

      Mar 21, 2011 at 1:21 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jeffree

      @Adonis-of-fire: Race-baiting again? Expected, yet still tacky. Get some help before you implode from your own misery.

      Mar 21, 2011 at 2:16 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Peter

      WARNING!!! Warning!!!! Save all bisexual sluts!! Stop homophobia! Lesbian porn is our method against homophobia!!!!

      Mar 21, 2011 at 3:02 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jason

      Queerty is non-PC. It doesn’t get into bed with anyone. You can be Right or Left and you’ll still be criticized.

      It’s refreshing to come here and read points of view that haven’t been pre-packaged and polished according to the Gay Inc school of niceties and “not wanting to hurt our friends”. The only way we’re going to win full equality is if we are as merciless with the friends who mis-treat us as we are with the enemies who mis-treat us.

      As for GLAAD, I think it’s very limited in what it actually has achieved. It may as well become defunct.

      Mar 21, 2011 at 8:24 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jeffree

      @jason: How “merciless” do you suggest we be? Please suggest concrete ideas so we can follow your suggestion. Otherwise you’re just floating fluffy concepts like a sleazy politician.

      Mar 21, 2011 at 8:39 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • first things first

      @Adonis-of-Fire: Boyfriend is great in bed.

      Mar 21, 2011 at 9:10 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Chupa Chups

      Jeffree-soupy-houpy-justice is a lesbian fat silly conformist who hate gay guys and eat Christina’s crap!

      Mar 21, 2011 at 9:23 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • John1

      Jeffree, shut up!

      Mar 21, 2011 at 9:46 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MaxChupaJasonOlgaPeterJohn1

      Soupy JeeffreeJusticeShannon you are all homophobic crap trolls. Your lives were destroyed watching fake bi porn. Leave us alone. It’s hard for all of us to move around in this body.

      Mar 21, 2011 at 10:05 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Soupy JeeffreeJusticeShannon

      SaVE all bisexual sluts!!!! We want to eat Christina’s crap!!! Lesbian porn is our method against homophobia!

      Mar 21, 2011 at 10:15 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jeffree

      GLAAD needs to create an award like the Razzies, where they celebrate the best of the worst of LGBT media. Any nominations?

      Mar 22, 2011 at 2:27 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • NYCbud

      Well, anything on junky Queerty has to be taken suspiciously, but they’re no worse than the other gay blogs. I mean, really…Towleroad makes up stories, Billerico is a bunch of malcontent goofballs. Joe My God isn’t too bad, as far as more careful reporting. But ALL of them are for a bunch of unemployed readers with too much time on their hands. And GLAAD itself is a complete joke. Could you imagine giving an award to Ricky Martin instead of someone like Maurice Sendak?? Half the children in America grew up with the beloved Where The Wild Things Are. Not that someone like Sendak would be bothered with a GLAAD party, but still…How much $$$ did they waste on that stupid party anyway? Those doing the most for same-sex equality are those uncelebrated guys and gals who are out in their own neighborhoods, moreso than the conceited media bores ever do.

      Mar 22, 2011 at 2:38 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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