The acronymized “GLAAD” which when N’d (non-acronymized) spells out Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation* handed out a number of awards to the best media presentations that include and represent those “in the LGBTQ” communities. One of the nominees that did not get the award was Tony Marrero, Orlando Shooting Survivor, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”.

Was it because he wasn’t a good enough actor?

Best magazine article went to:

“HIV Mystery: Solved?” by Tim Murphy, The Nation


* odd that an organization that criticizes those who are “not inclusive” excludes BTQWERTY from their name, referring only to LG’s.

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