The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today the nominees for the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. Among the nominees are many LGBT-inclusive shows featuring many prominent out characters and personalities in daytime television.
"Shameless" star Emmy Rossum presented "Concussion" director Stacie Passon and the film's star Robin Weigert with the award for Outstanding Film – Limited Release at Saturday's 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York at the legendary Waldorf Astoria.
In 2011, Jaiyah Saelua of American Samoa became the first openly transgender person to play in a FIFA World Cup qualifier. Her performance in the match was instrumental to breaking the American Samoan team's losing streak by clearing a goal-bound ball from the opposing team and preserving their first ever win.
The United Nations Free & Equal campaign has shared another video promoting equality for LGBT people around the globe. This time, they are targeting India with a Bollywood-style video starring Indian actress Celina Jaitly.
At "Brothas/Sistas Outsiders: Black Sexuality and the Church," two documentaries will be screened to kick off a panel discussion about LGBT youth's perspectives on the church's impact on marriage equality, homophobia, and the HIV epidemic.