Kerry Washington, ‘Transparent’ among GLAAD Media Award winners

Dinner and Show - 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards
Actress Portia de Rossi, left, Ellen DeGeneres, Kerry Washington and writer-producer Shonda Rhimes attend the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel.
(Charley Gallay / Getty Images for GLAAD)

Winners at Saturday night’s GLAAD Media Awards included actress Kerry Washington of “Scandal,” director Roland Emmerich (“The Day After Tomorrow” and “Independence Day” are among his fllms), the Benedict Cumberbatch-starring movie “The Imitation Game” and television shows “Transparent” and “How To Get Away With Murder.” The awards are given for accurate portrayals of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. [Yahoo News]

Ellen DeGeneres presented Washington’s award, saying the actress  “has consistently taken on characters that encourage acceptance of the people around us even if they’re different and especially if they’re underrepresented.” [Los Angeles Times]

In other fashion and style news:

Kendall Jenner, the face of Estee Lauder since November, also appears in a film and ads for the brand’s limited-edition Courrèges Estée Lauder Collection. Actress Olivia Wilde also is in some campaign materials. [WWD]


Louis Vuitton plans to unveil its 2015 resort collection in Palm Springs, part of a trend of designers taking the show on the road (as Tom Ford did when he showed his fall ready to wear collection in Los Angeles on Oscars weekend). [WWD]

Whole Foods is increasing the number of clothing options it carries in its stores, rolling out a number of eco-friendly, sustainably made options. [Los Angeles Times]

The one-time home of fashion and costume designer Bob Mackie is on the market in Los Angeles for $3.85 million. Mackie has dressed stars including Cher, Carol Burnett, Judy Garland and Joan Rivers.  [Los Angeles Times]