Wednesday, 04 January 2012 23:51

The LGBT 69th Golden Globe Awards Nominations

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Next week, the 69th Golden Globe Awards will take place in Hollywood. Several LGBT-themed films will be in competition and some of them could win.

 

the girl with the dragon tattooAlbert Nobbs, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo and J. Edgar are some of the movies which will compete.

Glenn Close is nominated in the category of the best performance by an actress in a motion picture, drama  for her role in Albert Nobbs in which she plays a cross-dressing butler.
In the same category, there is also the actress Rooney Mara who played a bisexual computer hacker in The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.
Always in the same category, Viola Davis and Meryl Streep are also nominated. The first one for her role in The Help directed by Tate Taylor, openly gay and the second one for her role as Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady directed by Phyllida Lloyd, openly lesbian.

To continue, for the best performance by an actor in a motion picture, drama , there are some possibilities of victory with Leonardo DiCaprio who played J. Edgar, founder of the FBI, and Michael Fassbender for his role in the movie Shame playing a sex addict who indulges in a same-sex encounter.

The film Albert Nobbs also has another nominated actress, Janet McTeer, this time-here in the category of the best performance by an actress in a supporting role in a motion picture.

Christopher Plummer was nominated for the best performance by an actor in a supporting role in a motion picture for his role in Beginners in which he plays a man coming out as gay.

American Horror Story will compete for the best television series - drama.

Jessica Lange, American Horror Story, is up for best performance by an actress in a series - drama.

Glee will compete for best television series - comedy or musical and will be opposed to another LGBT series Modern Family.

Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family, is nominated in the-best-performance-by-an-actor-in-a-supporting-role category.

Cinema Verite and Mildred Pierce will run for the best miniseries or motion picture made for television.

See you in two weeks for the results!

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