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.
GLAAD and Interscope Records today released “Hands,” a musical tribute to the victims of Orlando, featuring Mary J Blige, Jason Derulo, Tyler Glenn, Selena Gomez, Halsey, Ty Herndon, Imagine Dragons, Juanes, Adam Lambert, Mary Lambert, Jennifer Lopez, the Trans Chorus of Los Angeles, Kacey Musgraves, MNEK, Alex Newell, P!nk, Prince Royce, Nate Ruess, RuPaul, Troye Sivan, Jussie Smollett, Britney Spears, Gwen Stefani, and Meghan Trainor. The tribute will be made available in the U.S. at iTunes exclusively.