Date: 17th January 2001
BILLY ELLIOT is up for a coveted gong at THE GAY AND LESBIAN ALLIANCE AGAINST DEFAMATION awards.
The hit British movie will be up against BEST IN SHOW, THE NEXT BEST THING and WONDER BOYS in the best film category.
Television nominations include popular show QUEER AS FOLK in the dramatic series category, and WILL & GRACE in the comedy series category. Special GLAAD awards are being given to reality show SURVIVOR, whose RICHARD HATCH is openly gay, and to political drama THE WEST WING, which frequently addresses homosexual issues.
This year's ceremony will take place in Los Angeles, America, on 28 April (01). (RP/WNWCAN/KW)