‘Transparent’ Wins Big at 2015 Dorian Awards
Acclaimed transgender-centred series Transparent has landed five top prizes at the 2015 Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association’s (GALECA) Dorian Awards.
The freshman series has dominated in all but one of its six nominated categories, picking up TV Comedy of the Year, LGBTQ TV Show of the Year, and TV Performance of the Year – Actor for Jeffrey Tambor.
The show’s director Jill Soloway earns two prizes for TV Director of the Year and Wilde Artist of the Year, a prize which honors a groundbreaking force in the fields of film, theater and/or television.
Transparent‘s multiple wins come a week after the series picked up two trophies at the Golden Globes.
Also continuing her winning streak from the Hollywood Foreign Press’ prizegiving is Jane the Virgin actress Gina Rodriguez, who has been named the GALECA’s Rising Star, while the program lands the Campy TV Show of the Year honor.
Other TV winners include The Comeback‘s Lisa Kudrow (TV Performance of the Year – Actress) and AIDS film The Normal Heart (TV Drama of the Year).
Meanwhile, a number of Oscar frontrunners picked up a few more awards, including coming-of-age drama Boyhood, which has been named Film of the Year, and Julianne Moore and Eddie Redmayne, who nab the Film Performance of the Year – Actress and Actor, respectively, for their roles in Still Alice and The Theory of Everything.
British gay rights film Pride also snags two prizes, for LGBTQ Film of the Year and Unsung Film of the Year.
The Dorian Awards will be handed out during a formal ceremony in Hollywood on March 1st.
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