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2012 saw a wide range of celebrities come out as LGBT, many in more subdued ways than years past.
Nominees for the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced this morning in Hollywood and several out actors and LGBT-inclusive series and characters are being recognized.
Nominations for the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced this morning and several out actors and LGBT-inclusive series were honored.
Nominations for the 2013 People’s Choice Awards were announced yesterday and voting is now open to decide the winners. Glee scored big in TV with a leading five nominations between the series and cast and Modern Family followed closely behind with four nods. Of the five actors nominated for Favorite Comedic TV Actor, four are openly gay. A wide range of LGBT-inclusive programs also picked up nominations.
This morning the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced its 2012 Primetime Emmys nominees and included several nods for inclusive series and characters, as well as out LGBT actors.
In a new profile in The New York Times, Big Bang Theory actor Jim Parsons discusses his role in Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart and his current Broadway run on Harvey. Though Parsons hasn't previously commented on his personal life, the paper also notes that Kramer’s play resonated with the actor on a personal level because Parsons is gay and in a ten year relationship.