By Daniela Capistrano for TransLash Media
Watch Imara’s January 17 reaction video below:
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[VOICE OFF CAMERA]: Hey Imara.
Imara: [sitting on a couch looking at her phone, looks up] Hey.
[VOICE OFF CAMERA]: Guess what?
[VOICE OFF CAMERA]: The TransLash Podcast was nominated for a GLAAD award!
Imara: [falls over in her seat in surprise] Get out of here, what?? Okay, well, thank you GLAAD, and congratulations to everyone at TransLash who works on this podcast. And we also have a podcast [episode] coming out this week about Sundance, so this is all good news. Thank you, GLAAD!
ABOUT TRANSLASH PODCAST
With anti-trans violence and political backlash at all-time highs, award-winning journalist Imara Jones hosts this podcast where trans people and allies talk back about what matters most, and discuss how to create a fairer world for all.
Listen to a recent TransLash Podcast with Imara Jones episode:
ABOUT THE 35TH ANNUAL GLAAD MEDIA AWARDS
The GLAAD Media Awards honor media for fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of LGBTQ people and issues. Since 1990, the GLAAD Media Awards have grown to be the most visible annual LGBTQ awards show in the world, sending powerful messages of acceptance to audiences globally.
Nominees for the 35th Annual GLAAD Media Awards reflect work published, released, or broadcast between January 1 and December 31, 2023. This year, GLAAD announced 310 nominees across 33 categories.
The GLAAD Media Awards ceremonies, which fund GLAAD’s work to accelerate LGBTQ acceptance and visibility in media, will be held this year in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton on Thursday, March 14, 2024 and in New York City, at the Hilton Midtown, on Saturday, May 11, 2024.
The 35th Annual GLAAD Media Awards promises to deliver a sparkly mix of red carpet arrivals, iconic main stage moments, and an impactful message that demonstrates the value of representation and inclusion of LGBTQ people within all forms of media.
GLAAD President and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis serves as Executive Producer of the 35th GLAAD Media Awards, alongside GLAAD’s Rich Ferraro and Anthony Allen Ramos. GLAAD’s Tony Morrison will serve as Supervising Producer and Jose Useche will serve as Producer. The ceremonies will be produced in partnership with STAMP Event Co.
Access the full list of nominees here and follow #glaadawards and @glaad for updates and reactions from nominees throughout the day.
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