2014 Golden Globe nominees include Philomena, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Tatiana Maslany and more!

Nominees were announced this morning for the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards for outstanding performances in film and television and several out actors and LGBT-inclusive films and series received nominations. The Golden Globes will air live coast-to-coast on NBC on Sunday, January 12, 2014.

In film, the Weinstein Company's Philomena took home three nominations including Best Motion Picture – Drama, as well as Best Screenplay – Motion Picture and Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama for lead Judi Dench. Jared Leto was nominated in Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for his portrayal of transgender woman Rayon in the film Dallas Buyers Club. And the lesbian drama Blue is the Warmest Color scored a nomination in Best Foreign Language Film.

On the television side, four out of the five nominees for Best Television Series – Drama are LGBT-inclusive: Downton Abbey, The Good Wife, House of Cards and Masters of Sex. Freshman comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine was nominated alongside established series Girls and Modern Family in Best Television Series – Comedy or Musical.

Breakout stars Taylor Schilling (Orange is the New Black; Piper Chapman) and Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black; at least 7 different roles, including the bisexual Cosima Niehaus) are both nominated in Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama. Kevin Spacey is nominated in Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama for his work on House of Cards as Frank Underwood who was revealed to have had a relationship with a man in the past. Out actor Jim Parsons is nominated in Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical and his show The Big Bang Theory also received a nomination in Best Television Series – Comedy or Musical.

Behind the Candelabra was nominated in Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television and leads Michael Douglas (Liberace) and Matt Damon (Scott Thorson) each netted nods in Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television. Rob Lowe (Dr. Jack Startz) also scored a nomination for his work in the film in Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

Congratulations to all the nominees! The Golden Globes will air live coast-to-coast on NBC on Sunday, January 12, 2014.

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