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January 12, 2015

Creator dedicates show's award to late trans teen Leelah Alcorn

The Amazon series Transparent won a the Golden Globe Award for best TV comedy on Sunday and its star, Jeffrey Tambor, won for best actor.

Tambor, who plays a father of three transitioning at the age of 70, said the role has helped him get to know 'more of Jeffrey that I've ever known in my entire life.''

'I'd like to dedicate my performance and this award to the transgender community,' he said in his speech. 'Thank you for your courage, I thank you for your inspiration, thank you for your patience, thank you for letting us be part of the change.'

January 12, 2015

'I hope they bleep that. I apologize. I don’t know why I said that'

Rosie O'Donnell was a naughty girl on Monday's episode of The View.

The co-host, who has been acting as moderator in recent weeks in the absence of Whoopi Goldberg, let an F-bomb slip during the show's Hot Topics segment.

Guest co-host Nikki Glaser is to blame.

January 7, 2015

'I’m more improvisational and I don’t know what I’m going to say and neither does anyone else on the panel'

Next week, the day after Sunday's Golden Globe Awards, Kathy Griffin will make her debut as host of E! network's Fashion Police.

It will be the first episode of the show since its Emmy recap in September which was taped just days before Joan Rivers had a minor medical procedure that resulted in her death at the age of 81.

So it will be a bittersweet occasion for her successor and close friend Griffin.

The comic told The Today Show this week that she will be similar to her mentor with her outspoken nature but will also have her own style.

January 22, 2013

Golden Globes speech comedy gold for lesbian cast member

She's already nailed an impersonation of Ellen DeGeneres so Saturday Night Live cast member Kate McKinnon tackled another famous lesbian during the show's most recent episode: Jodie Foster.

McKinnon, who is lesbian herself, mimed comedy gold out of Foster's Golden Globe Awards speech where she first came out as 'single' then kind of came out publicly in a roundabout way without ever saying the words 'lesbian' or 'gay.'

'I am ga… ame for anything,' McKinnon teases in Foster fashion. 'I’m officially a Les… lie Nielsen fan.'

January 16, 2013

Star Trek icon reminds people that Foster 'even had a stalker try to kill a president just to impress her'

Jodie Foster's dramatic coming out speech at Sunday's Golden Globe Awards was praised by many in Hollywood but it has not been so well received by everyone - including some other gay stars.

January 16, 2013

After Foster comes out as lesbian at Golden Globes, GSN celebrates her six career highlights

Jodie Foster's 'coming out' speech has gone viral. But it's just another moment in the spotlight for the child star who won so much blind devotion that one stalker even tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan to impress her.

Receiving the Cecille B DeMille lifetime achievement award at Sunday's Golden Globe awards (13 January), the famously private actress confirmed publicly what many had known or suspected for years.

In just six minutes, she reinvented herself as the new icon of openly lesbian cool.

January 14, 2013

While most are supportive, actor Wilson Cruz has harsh words

Jodie Foster's coming out publicly during her speech at Golden Globe Awards had the entertainment industry buzzing Sunday with many celebrities, gay and straight, expressing support or sounding off.

'Aww Jodie foster, I would like to be your friend,' tweeted Tony Award winning actor Alan Cumming, an openly gay actor.

Gay television personality Andy Cohen, host of Bravo's Watch What Happens Live, tweeted: 'MAZEL JODIE!! incredible.'

January 14, 2013

'I feel like I won the lottery'

At Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards, Victor Garber took some ribbing from George Clooney and others when he arrived to the stage after Argo producer Grant Heslov had begun his acceptance speech.

The fllm, in which Garber portrays a Canadian ambassador in Iran who agrees to hide a group of Americans, won the Best Picture-Drama prize and was also nominated for an Academy Award for best picture.

As he rides that success, Garber is also one of the stars of the new NBC drama Deception which premiered last week and airs on Monday nights in the US.

December 13, 2012

James Parsons gets nod for Big Bang Theory, Sarah Paulson for Game Change, Tony Kushner nominated for writing screenplay for Lincoln

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association unveiled the nominations for its Golden Globe Awards on Thursday (13 December) and they included some nods for LGBT artists and characters.

Among them are Jim Parsons, the openly gay actor who stars on the CBS comedy The Big Bang Theory. Parsons was nominated for best actor in a comedy or musical television series. 

Parsons won the Globe in 2011 and has also won two Emmys for his portrayal of the straight character of Sheldon Cooper.

December 15, 2011

LGBT Golden Globe Award nods include one for Rooney Mara as bisexual computer hacker in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

In a year of strong roles for females, Rooney Mara managed to snag a Golden Globe Award nomination Thursday morning for her role as the bisexual computer hacker opposite Daniel Craig in The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.

So who is her competition?

Merely a quartet of acclaimed actresses with shelves of awards: Two-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep for The Iron Lady; Tony winner Viola Davis for The Help; Oscar winner Tilda Swinton for We Need to Talk About Kevin; and three-time Tony winner Glenn Close for Albert Norris.