TL;DR: The Golden Globes ceremony was held on Tuesday, with numerous wins for queer stories, actors, and creators.
In one of the biggest nights in Hollywood, LGBTQIA+ actors, stories, and icons won a slew of awards. See the full list of winners - Sky News
Cate Blanchett won best actress in a drama film for her portrayal of a lesbian conductor in Tár, but Marin Alsop – the lesbian conductor who may have inspired the character – said she was ‘offended’ by the film - NBC News
Michelle Yeoh won best actress in a musical comedy film for heartwarming sci-fi Everything Everywhere All At Once - BBC
Evan Peters won best actor in a limited series for the controversial Dahmer on Netflix - TV Line
Jennifer Coolidge won best supporting actress in a limited series for The White Lotus, which was famed for its portrayal of gay chaos - Elle
Zendaya won her first Golden Globe for HBO’s Euphoria, but wasn’t able to attend the ceremony - Daily Mail
The big moments
Ryan Murphy won the Carol Burnett Award for his achievements in TV, and used his acceptance speech to celebrate queer art and actors. He also got the audience to give a standing ovation to trans actress MJ Rodriguez, who won a Globe last year for Pose, but missed her applause because the ceremony was canceled in 2021 - Advocate
House of the Dragon star Emma D’Arcy said their Globe nomination came after they “stopped pretending” to be a woman - People
Comedian Jerrod Carmichael introduced Dahmer’s Niecy Nash, saying: “We both gay now, so that’s cool” - Buzzfeed
Social media predictably had a lot to say about the night - Vogue
Representation has a way to go, but this year’s Golden Globes were marked by a notable improvement in diversity from a decade ago.
In 2012, the queerest wins were cis actress Glenn Close playing a trans man in Albert Nobbs, and Modern Family securing a win.
This year, Everything Everywhere All At Once – a story about a queer girl searching for acceptance from her Chinese-American family, and which stars a predominantly Asian cast – received six nominations.
Three stories with predominantly Black casts and crews – Abbott Elementary, The Woman King, and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – were recognised.
Meanwhile, conversations are ongoing about the gendered nature of many awards; D’Arcy described their nomination for ‘Best Actress’ shortly after they came out as non-binary as “ironic”. The Brit Awards, which released nominations featuring non-binary legend Sam Smith this week, did away with gendered categories two years ago - Guardian
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