Wainwright Collects Glaad Award
Singer Rufus Wainwright was named Outstanding Music Artist at the 19th annual Gay + Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation Media Awards (GLAAD) on Monday (17Mar08). The homosexual musician was honoured at the New York event for his 2007 album Release The Stars. Elsewhere, fantasy movie Stardust, starring Robert De Niro as a gay pirate, and documentary For The Bible Tells Me So both won Outstanding Film Awards. U.S. TV's Boston Legal picked up the award for Outstanding Individual Episode - the programme's Do Tell show was about an openly gay man who is discharged from the army.