Nominees were announced today for the NAACP's 45th Annual Image Awards spanning television, film, books and music. Several out actors/creators, characters and LGBT-inclusive films and television series were among the nominees.
One of the standout films from the 2013 Sundance Film Festival was the drama 'Pit Stop' from director Yen Tan, who spoke with GLAAD about the film (available on VOD today) and his dream to adapt Alison Bechdel's 'Fun Home.'
With 2014 right around the corner, there's a lot for LGBT audiences to look forward to in the coming 12 months. We've put together a list of just a few of the upcoming projects and releases to keep an eye out for.
Though the number of new LGBT characters on TV fell slightly this year, there were still quite a few noteworthy, new ones in entertainment media that truly stood out from the crowd. Some of them were a big hit with audiences while others broke molds and defied stereotypes, but all of them helped make 2013 increasingly diverse when it came to LGBT representations.
"Bridegroom," the award-winning documentary directed and produced by Linda Bloodsworth-Thomason ("Designing Women") which recounts the love story of Shane Bitney Crone and his partner Tom Bridegroom and spotlights the discrimination faced by Shane in the wake of Tom's tragic death, is available in 44,000 Redbox kiosks across the country now. Pick your copy up today!
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.