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.
Nominees were announced this morning for the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards for outstanding performances in five film and eight television categories, and several out actors and LGBT-inclusive films and series received nominations.
Over the last week, Sundance released the lineup for the 2014 Sundance Film Festival taking place in Park City, Utah from January 16-26th. This year's lineup continues to feature several LGBT-inclusive films, check out GLAAD's guide!
For International Human Rights Day, the United Nations is celebrating the LGBT community with a video, "A History of LGBT Rights at the UN," spotlighting the movement's successes and how far we have left to go on the road to worldwide equality.