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Lupita Nyong'o, right, looks on as Jared Leto accepts the award for best on screen transformation for “Dallas Buyers Club” at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

‘Hunger Games’ top winner at MTV Movie Awards, Leto wins ‘best transformation’

Sunday, April 13, 2014
LOS ANGELES -- Conan O'Brien kicked off the 22nd annual MTV Movie Awards on Sunday night with a challenge to gain 50 celebrity cameos for his opening segment, a shtick with Will Arnett that merged two categories, best fight and best kiss, and a musical number about hating musical numbers in big awards shows. [ Read more → ]
Mark J. Terrill, AP (File)In this Feb. 25, 2007 file photo, Oscar host Ellen DeGeneres opens the 79th Academy Awards telecast, in Los Angeles. DeGeneres is returning as host at the 86th Academy Awards on Sunday, March 2, 2014, after making her Oscar debut in 2007.

Host Ellen DeGeneres is ready to dance on the Oscars stage once again

Sunday, March 2, 2014
Seven years after her Oscar debut, Ellen DeGeneres is back. The 56-year-old TV personality talked with The Associated Press about her plans and preparations for hosting her second Academy Awards on Sunday. [ Read more → ]
Elise Amendola, APActor Neil Patrick Harris is dressed in a bra and wig during his roast as Man of The Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals in Cambridge, Mass., Friday, Feb. 7, 2014.

Neil Patrick Harris accepts ‘Hasty Pudding’ award from Harvard drama troupe

Saturday, February 8, 2014
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Neil Patrick Harris, dressed in a wig, lingerie and red heels, took the stage at Harvard University on Friday to accept the 2014 Man of the Year Award from America's oldest undergraduate drama troupe. [ Read more → ]
Matt Sayles, Invision (AP)Ryan Lewis, left, and Macklemore accept the award for best new artist at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles.

At Grammys, Daft Punk, Pharrell, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis dominate

Sunday, January 26, 2014
LOS ANGELES — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis might shop at thrift shops, but they now have a ton of Grammy gold. The rap duo won four Grammy Awards so far Sunday, including best new artist and rap album for "The Heist," beating efforts from Kendrick Lamar, Jay Z, Kanye West and Drake. [ Read more → ]
Photos: Matt Sayles, Invision (AP)Matthew McConaughey (left) and Jared Leto take home Screen Actors Guild Awards on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, for their performances in "The Dallas Buyers Club."

Oscar ‘favorites’ McConaughey, Leto win SAG awards for ‘Dallas Buyers Club’

Saturday, January 18, 2014
LOS ANGELES -- David O. Russell's "American Hustle" has won the Screen Actors Guild award for outstanding cast, setting up the con-artist comedy as the film to beat at the Academy Awards. [ Read more → ]
Paul Drinkwater, NBC (AP)Hosts Tina Fey, left, and Amy Poehler during the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Liberace biopic, ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ score wins at madcap Golden Globes

Monday, January 13, 2014
Amy Poehler made out with Bono, Tina Fey mocked George Clooney's taste in women and Matt Damon emerged, bizarrely, as the night's recurring gag. [ Read more → ]
Lionel Cironneau, APMatt Damon, left, and Michael Douglas, who star together in HBO's film, "Behind the Candelabra," will serve as presenters at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sept. 22, 2013, in Los Angeles.

Liberace biopic nominees Matt Damon, Michael Douglas to present at Emmys

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Matt Damon and Michael Douglas won't just be competing for an Emmy. They'll be handing one out, too. Emmys producers announced the pair as this year's first presenters Tuesday. [ Read more → ]
George Takei and husband Brad Altman.

George Takei to receive LGBT advocacy leadership award

Thursday, August 22, 2013
MIAMI — The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force has announced that Star Trek actor George Takei will receive the 2013 National Leadership Award. [ Read more → ]
Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres to host 2014 Oscars

Friday, August 2, 2013
NEW YORK -- Comic and daytime television host Ellen DeGeneres was picked to host the Academy Awards for the second time. [ Read more → ]
Brandon Scott Sessoms, known publicly as B. Scott

Gay fashion blogger rejects BET’s ‘half-hearted’ apology over wardrobe clash

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
NEW YORK — BET is apologizing to a fashion blogger who says it made him tone down his feminine look to appear on the network's pre-awards show. [ Read more → ]
Matthew Murphy, The O+M CompanyThis theater image released by The O+M Company shows the cast during a performance of the musical "Kinky Boots." The Cyndi Lauper-scored "Kinky Boots," based on the 2005 British movie about a real-life shoe factory that struggles until it finds new life in fetish footwear, is nominated for 13 Tony Award nominations.

‘Kinky Boots’ wins Best Musical, struts off with the most Tony Awards

Sunday, June 9, 2013
NEW YORK -- The feel-good musical "Kinky Boots," with songs by pop star Cyndi Lauper, won the 2013 Tony Award for best musical. [ Read more → ]
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St. Louis LGBT magazine receives HRC ‘Equality In Media’ award

Thursday, September 27, 2012
ST. LOUIS, Mo — The Human Rights Campaign awarded The Vital Voice magazine its first ever “Equality In Media” award during the HRC’s “Homecoming: The 20th Anniversary St. Louis Human Rights Campaign Dinner Gala” on Sept. 22. [ Read more → ]
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GLSEN to honor Chaz Bono, Reiners, Rick Welts in annual ‘Respect Awards’

Sunday, September 11, 2011
GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, has announced it will honor Chaz Bono, Michele and Rob Reiner, Phoenix Suns President and CEO Rick Welts and the 2011 Student Advocate of the Year at its seventh annual Respect Awards. [ Read more → ]
'I Love My Boo' campaign.

‘Amplifier’ awards to honor fair, accurate portrayal of LGBT people in advertising

Saturday, September 3, 2011
The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) on Friday announced the award recipients for the 2011 GLAAD Amplifier Awards, an annual event honoring those that elevate and promote images in advertising that include fair and accurate representations of the LGBT community. [ Read more → ]
Blake Shelton

Lame: Blake Shelton’s gay jab at ‘Brokeback’ star Jake Gyllenhaal

Monday, April 4, 2011
Will the lame "Brokeback Mountain" jokes ever cease? [ Read more → ]
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Out, gay performers Chris Colfer, Jane Lynch win Golden Globe awards

Monday, January 17, 2011
Out gay actors Chris Colfer and Jane Lynch of FOX's hit TV musical 'Glee,' won the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday for Best Supporting Actor and Actress in a TV series. [ Read more → ]
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Will Phillips: ‘Lack of equality for some is lack of equality for all’

Monday, March 15, 2010
Catch Will Phillips accepting the award for Outstanding TV Journalism Segment at the 21st Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York on Saturday. Phillips appeared in the award winning segment "Why Will Won't Pledge Allegiance" from CNN's American Morning. Back in November, the 10-year-old Arkansas... [ Read more → ]
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