The GLAAD Wrap: Freeform announced queer Valentines' day movie; 'One Day at a Time' and 'Sex Education' to return in 2020; Lil Nas X wins CMA Award, and more!

Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBTQ-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.

1) Man Made, the award-winning documentary about transgender men body builders, from director T Cooper is out on digital. The film follows four trans men at Trans FitCon, the only all-transgender bodybuilding convention, and the paths they took to get there. Man Made speaks to the ways in which we all choose to define and reshape ourselves, both figuratively and literally. Buy or rent the film on iTunes or Amazon here. 

2) Freeform has announced that their new original Valentine’s Day movie The Thing About Harry, will be a romance between two men. Directed by out writer and actor Peter Paige, the film stars out actor Jake Borelli as Sam, an out gay man who is forced to take a road trip back to his hometown with his high school nemesis, Harry. The movie will air on Freeform in February.

3) Kaimana, an actor who is non-binary or fa’afafine (the Samoan third gender) has been cast in Next Goal Wins, an upcoming film from Taika Waititi. Kaimana will play Jaiyah Saeluia, the first non-binary player to compete in a FIFA men’s world cup qualifier. In more film news, out cinematographer Rachel Morrison will make her directorial debut with the upcoming Flint Strong, with a screenplay written by Barry Jenkins. The film will star Star’s Ryan Destiny as Claressa “T-Rex” Shields, a 17-year-old from Flint, Michigan who dreams of becoming the first woman into win an Olympic gold medal in boxing.

4) The trailer has been releases for Seberg, starring out actress Kristen Stewart as French Actress Jean Seberg, who became a target of the FBI for her association with the Black Panther Party. A release date has yet to be announced for the film. Stewart also stars in the newest iteration of Charlies Angels, which is in theaters this weekend. Click here for tickets!

5) A new trailer has been released for FOX’s 9-1-1: Lone Star, and it features Brian Michael Smith as Paul Strickland, the first Black trans man to be a series regular on broadcast television. Watch the trailer below and catch the premiere Sunday, January 19 on FOX. Out actor T.R. Knight has been in The Flight Attendant on HBO Max, as the lead character’s older brother. Master, a new series for Amazon has announced that Regina Hall will star as Gail Bishop, a queer, black head of students (aka Master), at a mostly white college in Massachusetts. The show will delve into racial tensions at the school, as well occult hauntings.

6) In more TV news, Brooklyn Nine-Nine has been renewed for a eighth season, before season seven premieres on February 6, 2020. One Day at a Time, cancelled by Netflix and then revived on Pop TV, announced that their fourth season will premiere in March 2020. The show, which include lesbian teen Elena Alvarez, will air weekly for the first time in its run. Netflix announced that popular British comedy Sex Education will return in 2020 for its second season and that queer character Eric’s “new-found self-confidence [is] attracting unfamiliar kinds of attention.

7) The E! People’s Choice Awards were held on Sunday night, and included multiple LGBTQ winners. Stranger Things, which included lesbian character Robin this season, won two awards, as did The Ellen Degeneres Show. Shadowhunters won The Sci-Fi Fantasy Show of 2019, while Zendaya won TV Drama Star of 2019 for portraying queer character Rue on Euphoria. See the full list of winners here.

8) Lil Nas X became the first out gay man to win a Country Music Award on Wednesday, winning the Music Event of the Year for “Old Town Road (Remix)” with Billy Ray Cyrus. See the full list of CMA Award winners here! Ally Kacey Musgraves won in Female Vocalist of the Year, and for the music video for “Rainbow,” which is dedicated to the LGBTQ community. Musgraves also released a new trailer for her Christmas special which will feature out guests Troye Sivan and Dan Levy.  

9) Out singer Hayley Kiyoko has released a new single "L.O.V.E. Me" off of her upcoming I'm Too Sensitive For This S**t. Stream and download the song here. Wils, an out pop recording artist for Singapore released his newest music video for single "Empty" today. Wils made headlines earlier this year when he came out as gay in Singapore, protesting a law that criminalized consenting sex between adult men. Though he was dropped by his record label for coming out, Wil uses his voice and his music to fight for LGBTQ rights. Watch the music video below. 

10) Jakk Fynn, an up-and-coming Latinx transmasculine pop artist, released a new music video, “Fire” on Wednesday. Fynn said of the track, “Oftentimes, queer individuals don’t feel wholly accepted, seen or loved for who they are. When romantic feelings are so infrequently returned, this can exacerbate an already deeply internalized identity struggle.” Watch the video below. In other music news, out singer Tom Goss released his 7th album Territories on Wednesday. Stream and download the album here.

11) Popularized by their adventure game, the Read Only Memories franchise is expanding into comic books. The upcoming four-issue series from out writer Sina Grace follows P.I. Lexi Rivers as she tracks down a robot’s missing human lover, while finding the time to flirt with other women. The first issue will be released on December 18.

12) Cuentos is an illustrated bilingual story collection, featuring primarily LGBTQ Latinx artists and writers that tells familiar legends through a new lens. The project, from Creatively Queer Press, is currently funding to publish the collection. Click here to learn more!