Windy City Media Group Frontpage News

THE VOICE OF CHICAGO'S GAY, LESBIAN, BI, TRANS AND QUEER COMMUNITY SINCE 1985

home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2021-06-09
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
Donate

Sponsor
Sponsor

  WINDY CITY TIMES

Golden Globe nods announced; LGBTQ shows, characters and actors included
2021-02-03

This article shared 995 times since Wed Feb 3, 2021
facebook twitter pin it google +1 reddit email


Nominations for the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards—which honor the best in television and film—were announced Feb. 3.

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will return as hosts of the event for a fourth time. The Golden Globes will take place (in person and/or virtually) Sunday, Feb. 28, on NBC.

According to CNN, Netflix led in both television and film nominations, including the drama Mank, which led with six nods. The Trial of the Chicago 7 followed with five nominations.

In the television categories, Netflix's The Crown led with six nods, followed by last year's award show darling, the comedy Schitt's Creek, with five.

LGBTQ media-advocacy organization GLAAD issued a press release noting that Schitt's Creek and The Prom were among the nominees. (Both are among GLAAD Media Award nominees this year.)

Jim Parsons and Dan Levy were both nominated and will go up against each other in Best Supporting Actor—Television (Parsons for Hollywood, and Levy for Schitt's Creek). All of Levy's Emmy winning co-stars— dad Eugene, Catherine O'Hara and Annie Murphy—were also nominated for Globes this year.

Viola Davis and Andra Day were both nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture—Drama, for playing historical LGBTQ roles: Davis for playing Ma Rainey in Netflix's adaptation of playwright August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, and Day for playing Billie Holiday in Hulu's The United States vs. Billie Holiday.

James Corden was nominated for his somewhat controversial role in playing a gay man in The Prom, for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy. He was the only actor nominated from The Prom.

Rosamund Pike was nominated for playing a queer character in Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture—Musical or Comedy, for Netflix's I Care a Lot, which debuts Friday, Feb. 12. And LGBTQ actress Jodie Foster was nominated for Best Supporting Actress—Motion Picture, for The Mauritanian.

Incidentally, the Globes made history by nominating three female directors in the film Directing category for the first time—Regina King, for One Night in Miami; Emerald Fennell, for Promising Young Woman, and Chloe Zhao, for Nomadland.

Deadline noted some notable snubs and surprises. Tom Hanks received no nods for his roles in Greyhound and News of the World, but Al Pacino was, for his role in the Amazon series Hunters; and director Spike Lee wasn't nominated for his universally acclaimed film Da 5 Bloods. Also, Netflix blockbuster Bridgerton wasn't nominated, and neither was Meryl Streep. Also, the Christopher Nolan-directed blockbuster thriller Tenet was only nominated for Best Original Score.

Chadwick Boseman—who died last year at the age of 43 after a private battle with colon cancer—received a posthumous nomination for his role Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.

TV pioneer Norman Lear will receive the Carol Burnett Award for his lifetime of achievement and actress/activist Jane Fonda will be presented the Cecil B. deMille Award for her outstanding contributions to the industry.


This article shared 995 times since Wed Feb 3, 2021
facebook twitter pin it google +1 reddit email





Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily agree with the views posted below.
Please do not post letters to the editor here. Please also be civil in your dialogue.
If you need to be mean, just know that the longer you stay on this page, the more you help us.


  ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Gay News

Pritzker signs bill decriminalizing HIV transmission, other pro-LGBTQ measures
2021-07-27
Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker signed a legislative package on July 27 at Center on Halsted that, effective immediately ends the decades-long law criminalizing HIV transmission in Illinois. Illinois is now the second such state to repeal ...


Gay News

LGBTQ advocates celebrate two Illinois marriage certificate modernization bills
2021-07-27
--From a press release - Trans and non-binary people who were married in Illinois will now be able to obtain marriage certificates that reflect their authentic selves thanks to legislation signed today by Governor JB Pritzker, according to Equality Illinois and ...


Gay News

WORLD Marriage in Chile, Polish website, Toronto news, 'Reclaim Pride' march
2021-07-25
On July 21, Chile's Senate approved an equal-marriage bill, DW.com reported. The regulations were presented during the second government of the socialist Michelle Bachelet (2014-2018) and last June 1, during ...


Gay News

NATIONAL California cases, trans woman killed, Pride staircase, sports law
2021-07-25
Proponents of Proposition 8 have to file a brief on or before Aug. 16 to show they have standing to appeal a district court decision to release tapes of the landmark Perry v. Schwarzenegger trial that ...


Gay News

Chicago arcade bar hosting LGBTQ+ event July 29
2021-07-22
Emporium Arcade Bar-Wicker Park, 1366 N. Milwaukee Ave.—in partnership with the Puerto Rican Cultural Center's (PRCC) Trans Empowerment Program—is inviting members of the LGBTQIA+ community to hang out Thursday, July ...


Gay News

Federal judge blocks Arkansas anti-trans healthcare law
2021-07-22
Judge James M. Moody Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas temporarily blocked an Arkansas law that would have banned physicians in the state from providing transition-related healthcare—e.g., hormones and puberty ...


Gay News

Col. Jennifer Pritzker donating to ACLU to help fight anti-trans laws
2021-07-20
Chicago philanthropist and business owner Col. Jennifer Pritzker plans to donate $101,000 and additional six-figure future support to the ACLU from her TAWANI Foundation to fight Tennessee's anti-transgender laws in court, a press release announced. T ...


Gay News

AMA Foundation begins fellowship program to address LGBTQ+ health disparities
2021-07-20
--From a press release - CHICAGO — The American Medical Association Foundation (AMA Foundation) today announced the University of Wisconsin—Madison as the inaugural institution of its National LGBTQ+ Fellowship Program to begin transforming the health ...


Gay News

Trans model makes history with SI Swimsuit cover
2021-07-19
On July 19, Sports Illustrated (SI) Swimsuit announced this year's cover models: rapper Megan Thee Stallion, tennis player Naomi Osaka and model/actress Leyna Bloom—each making history in her own way. A press release sent to Windy ...


Gay News

WORLD Cameraman dies, order for Russia, French priest, 'Benedetta'
2021-07-18
A Georgian TV cameraman who was among dozens of journalists attacked by a right-wing mob during chaos aimed at pro-LGBTQ campaigners has died, RFERL.org reported. Co-workers of Lekso Lashkarava, 37, said July 11 that he had ...


Gay News

NATIONAL Amazon, condo collapse, T-shirt controversy, GLSEN
2021-07-18
At least two Amazon employees have resigned in recent weeks to protest the company's decision to continue to sell a book they say frames young people who identify as transgender as mentally ill, NBC News reported. ...


Gay News

GLAAD Studio Responsibility Index shows more LGBTQ character screen time, not so for trans
2021-07-15
--From a press release - Los Angeles, CA - Thursday, July 15, 2021 - GLAAD, the world's largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, today released its ninth annual Studio Responsibility Index (SRI), a study that maps the quantity, quality, and diversity of ...


Gay News

TELEVISION Joe Exotic to be resentenced
2021-07-15
The U.S. 10th District Court of Appeals ordered Tiger King star Joseph Maldonado-Passage, aka Joe Exotic, be resentenced following his conviction in the murder-for-hire plot of Big Cat Rescue's Carole Baskin, KFOR.com reported. According to court ...


Gay News

National Black Justice Coalition commemorates International Non-Binary People's Day
2021-07-14
--From a press release - Statement from David J. Johns, executive director of the National Black Justice Coalition, issued the following statement in commemoration of International non-binary people's Day: "Non-binary people have existed throughout human ...


Gay News

'Pose' makes history with Emmy nominations
2021-07-13
On July 13, the Emmy-winning father-daughter duo Ron Cephas Jones (This Is Us) and Jasmine Cephas Jones (#FreeRayshawn) unveiled the nominations for the 73rd Emmy Awards—and the FX show Pose made history. Not only is Pose ...


 



Copyright © 2021 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS







Sponsor
Sponsor


 



Donate


About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Advanced Search     
Windy City Queercast      Queercast Archives     
Press  Releases      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast      Blogs     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Privacy Policy     

Windy City Media Group publishes Windy City Times,
The Bi-Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.