Golden Globe wins for Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Behind the Candelabra, and more

Last night's Golden Globe Awards honoring excellence in television and film included wins for several LGBT-inclusive series and characters.

In film honors, Jared Leto took home the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for his portrayal of Rayon, a transgender woman living with AIDS in 1980s Texas, in Dallas Buyers Club. Leto's co-star Matthew McConaughey picked up the award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama.

Freshman Fox comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine, which features Andre Braugher as out police captain Ray Holt (and which recently cast his character's husband), took home the award for Best TV series, Musical or Comedy. HBO's Liberace biopic Behind the Candelabra netted a win for Best TV Movie or Mini-Series and star Michael Douglas accepted the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Mini-Series or TV Movie for his portrayal of Liberace.

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As a Major League Baseball umpire for the past 29 seasons, Dale Scott has worked three World Series, three All-Star Games, two no-hitters and numerous playoff games. He is also the first out active male official in the MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL, and the first Major League Baseball umpire to publicly say he is gay while active.