Watch: Chris Colfer Wins Golden Globe, Speaks Out Against Bullying

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Chris Colfer won the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor in a TV series as gay teen Kurt Hummel, on Glee.

Said Colfer: "To all the amazing kids that watch our show, and the kids that our show celebrates that are constantly told 'no' by the people and the environments, by bullies at school that they can't be who they are or have what they want because of who they are, well (holds up award)…screw that kids!"

Watch, AFTER THE JUMP

Other LGBT-related Globes of note: Annette Bening wins Best Actress in Musical or Comedy for The Kids Are All Right, Jane Lynch wins Best Supporting Actress in a TV series for Glee, Glee for Best Musical or Comedy TV series, The Kids Are All Right for Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy…

Full list coming post-show.



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The Golden Globe Awards: Complete List Of Winners

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As mentioned earlier, there were some big LGBT-related wins at the Golden Globes tonight. While Glee's Chris Colfer and Jane Lynch took home acting awards, the show itself won for best television series – comedy or musical. A complete list of winners, AFTER THE JUMP.

Winners at the 68th annual Golden Globes:

Movies

Best drama: The Social Network

Best comedy/musical: The Kids Are All Right

Actor, drama: Colin Firth, The King's Speech

Actress, drama: Natalie Portman, Black Swan

Actor, comedy/musical: Paul Giamatti, Barney's Version

Actress, comedy/musical: Annette Bening, The Kids Are All Right

Supporting actor: Christian Bale, The Fighter

Supporting actress: Melissa Leo, The Fighter

Best director/motion picture: David Fincher, The Social Network

Animated feature film: Toy Story 3

Screenplay: Aaron Sorkin, The Social Network

Original song: Diane Warren, You Haven't Seen the Last of Me (Burlesque)

Original score: Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, The Social Network

Foreign-language film: In a Better World (Denmark)

Cecil B. DeMille Award (for lifetime achievement): Robert De Niro

Television

Best drama series: Boardwalk Empire (HBO)

Best comedy/musical series: Glee (Fox)

Actor, drama series: Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire (HBO)

Actress, drama series: Katey Sagal, Sons of Anarchy (FX)

Actor, comedy/musical series: Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

Actress, comedy/musical series: Laura Linney, The Big C (Showtime)

Supporting actor in a series, miniseries or TV movie: Chris Colfer, Glee (Fox)

Supporting actress, series, miniseries or TV movie: Jane Lynch, Glee (Fox)

Actor, miniseries or TV movie: Al Pacino, You Don't Know Jack (HBO)

Actress, miniseries or TV movie: Claire Danes, Temple Grandin (HBO)

Miniseries or TV movie: Carlos (Sundance Channel)


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Chris Colfer Wins Golden Globe

And reads bullies in his acceptance speech.

Joe. My. God.

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MassResistance suggests ‘Globe’ shun; we suggest ‘Globe’ put that honor next to Pulitzers

MassResistance is a highly marginalized anti-LGBT group, known in the Bay State for antics like covertly filming people while they go to the restroom:

So one really has to laugh when one sees MR calling on all conservatives to boycott one of America’s major newspapers. Especially when the reasoning has to do with a supposed “attack” on one of MassResistance’s fellow SPLC “hate groups” listee:

What the Boston Globe (and Springfield Republican) did to Scott Lively is in our opinion only the beginning. They are clearly out to demonize and attack us, and twist our words into propaganda against us. They may have a broad First Amendment right to do these things, but we don’t have to help them. Thus, MassResistance is calling on the entire pro-family and conservative movement not to grant any interviews whatsoever with them or talk to their reporters.

MassResistance calls for pro-family ‘interview boycott’ of Boston Globe & Springfield Republican newspapers [MR]

Right, it’s Boston Globe reporters who are on the attack, not the man who called Uganda’s heinous anti-gay law a “step in the right direction or the group that’s turned staking out LGBT existences into a Saturday afternoon hobby. Good luck with working that line, MR. Even better luck with the grand plans to guide an entire movement’s communications outreach.

Though we do have to wonder: Under MR’s new rules, are conservative movement folks still allowed to secretly film Globe reporters en route to the pisser? Considering their odd organizational lines of acceptability, Brian and Amy might wanna clarify.

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*Not to mention: Probably not the best time to draw more attention to Lively’s work: ANTI-GAY PASTOR SCOTT LIVELY HIRES SEX OFFENDER TO MANAGE COFFEE SHOP [Towle]




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Grindr to celebrate 1 million members at BJ’s NXS

Grindr members can celebrate. The app has surpassed 1 million members and that means a celebration, of course. With parties across the globe, the app continues its worldwide domination of man-to-man hookups … er, socializing.

The local Million Man Celebration (because Million Man March was taken) happens at BJ’s NXS! on Sept. 30 at 10 p.m. Expect drink specials and prizes — and hopefully that guy you’ve been trying to chat with who’s 146 feet away from your daytime gig.

—  Rich Lopez

Boston Globe editorial on Mehlman: ‘Now, clean out the closet’

They’re asking him to clean out the closet:

[I]t would be wrong to brush off Mehlman’s appeal for compassion. The coming out process can be complex and painful, especially for those who experience it publicly. To his credit, Mehlman has already begun to throw his weight behind gay causes. This year, he offered fundraising and strategic advice to the American Foundation for Equal Rights, the group that supported the legal challenge to California’s ballot initiative against gay marriage. As a high-profile, openly gay Republican, Mehlman is in a unique position to advance gay rights within his party. He might consider working to overturn some of the anti-gay measures he supported in the past. Then he could more credibly ask for the understanding — and support — he desires.




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New group of gays currently serving in military to open chapters around the globe

This is good.




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