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The 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, aired last night and several LGBT-inclusive series, TV movies and out actors picked up awards, with the HBO Liberace biopic Behind the Candelabra picking up three statues to add to the eight it picked up at the Creative Arts Emmys earlier this week. Other highlights include tributes from Elton John and Jane Lynch.
Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.
The New Black follows six African-American faith leaders to explore how Black, faith, and LGBT communities intersected in Maryland's campaign for marriage equality, where the role of the Black church as the community's institutional pillar took on a whole new dynamic. The film is partnering with Tugg to bring The New Black to local theaters and churches for screenings, starting on National Coming Out Day October 11.
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Super-diva and LGBT ally Cher, has turned down an invitation to attend and sing at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. The singing star cited Russia's anti-LGBT laws and violence against LGBT people as the reason she will not participate.
Pivot's new docu-series "Jersey Strong" premieres tomorrow; featuring Brooke, a criminal defense attorney who runs her own law firm with the help of her fiancé Maggie who oversees the office. We spoke with the couple about living together and working together and why it is important to tell the stories of families like theirs.
Jeffery Schwarz and Lotti Pharriss Knowles, producer/director and producer respectively of the award-winning HBO documentary Vito, have launched a new Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to digitize all thirteen episodes of Russo's groundbreaking 1983 TV series Our Time and upload the series to YouTube for free viewing. Find out how you can help!
Last weekend, audience member Kunar proposed to his boyfriend Jason on stage at Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA on Broadway. And it was adorable.