The fourth annual Critics' Choice TV Awards aired last night and included wins for several out actors, characters and LGBT-inclusive series. The Netflix hit Orange is the New Black picked up the award for Best Comedy Series. Out actor Jim Parsons received the award in Best Actor in a Comedy Series for his work on The Big Bang Theory, while Andre Braugher took home the award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his portrayal of openly gay Captain Holt on Fox's Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Tatiana Maslany, who plays a number of clones on Orphan Black including bisexual Cosima and new trans clone Tony, took home Best Actress in a Drama Series. HBO's The Normal Heart won Best Movie and star Matt Bomer (Felix) netted the award for Best Supporting Actor in a Movie or Mini-Series. Ryan Murphy was honored with the Louis XIII Genius Award.
ABC Family's staff joined the casts of the network's original series to take a stand against bullying. The network has gone purple on social media for Spirit Day.