Lena Dunham, creator, writer and star of HBO’s LGBT-inclusive comedy Girls, won big at last night’s Golden Globe Awards as she accepted the awards for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical and Best Television Series – Comedy or Musical. While Dunham mentioned boyfriend Jack Antonoff (lead guitarist of rock band Fun. and co-founder of The Ally Coalition) in her thank you’s as “family” and sported a ring on her wedding finger, she said backstage, “I’m not engaged. I don’t want to get married until all gay people can get married.” She went on to say that Jodie Foster’s coming out speech “was mind-blowingly beautiful.” Girls second season premiered last night, you can watch Dunham’s acceptance speech below.
Awards season has kicked off in Hollywood as several shows announced nominees this week with many out actors, creators, and LGBT-inclusive series and films earning honors.