The annual Peabody Awards recognizing outstanding TV programs, films, and other media formats telling groundbreaking stories with real social impact have announced their winners, including honors for several LGBT-inclusive films, documentaries and series.
Having appeared in well-known films 'Wuthering Heights' and 'Book of Blood' Sophie Ward has used her platform as a popular actress to raise awareness about family structures, body image, and suicide in LGBT communities.
In December of last year, Australia's highest court passed a bill allowing marriage equality in the Australian Capital Territory. A week later, the court struck down the law annulling more than two dozen marriages. Many were devastated by this decision including Jesse Tyler Ferguson
The 11th Annual Outfest Fusion LGBT People of Color Film Festival kicks off on Friday night with a screening of out director Patrik-Ian Polk's new film Blackbird at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood.Fusion runs through the weekend.