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‘Moonlight’ snags 5 Golden Globe noms; how did other LGBTQ entertainment stack up?

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The 2017 Golden Globe Awards will not feature nearly as many LGBTQ nominees as last year, but those who were nominated are up for the biggest prizes of the year. And more than a few movies and television shows featuring positive representation of the community are among the nominees.

With six nominations, the gay-themed coming of age drama “Moonlight” was narrowly edged out by the Hollywood love letter “La La Land,” which took home seven nominations, as announced Monday morning by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in Los Angeles.

Barry Jenkins’s acclaimed drama about a black gay man in Miami at three stages of his life is seen as a strong contender against what the Guardian called “a hymn to old Hollywood.” “Moonlight’s” haul included nominations for best picture, best director, best screenplay, best original score, best supporting actor for Mahershala Ali and best supporting actress for Naomie Harris.

Out designer Tom Ford was nominated twice for his film “Nocturnal Animals” — in the Best Original Screenplay and Best Director categories.

Sarah Paulson – who earlier this year said she did not want the label “lesbian” but was dating actress Holland Taylor, her latest in a string of girl-on-girl relationships — is nominated for “The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.”

Bisexual actress Evan Rachel Wood is nominated for her role in HBO’s “Westworld.”

Last year’s Golden Globe nominations set a new record for LGBTQ performers and creative works, although only two awards went to members of the community: Sam Smith and Lady Gaga.

Amazon’s “Transparent” is among the nominees again, with nods for best television drama and a nomination for Jeffrey Tambor. The hit series won big in 2015 but was among those passed over at last year’s awards.

Human Rights Campaign heaped praise on LGBTQ allies receiving honors, including Mandy Moore, who recently revealed that her mother and two brothers are LGBTQ. She was nominated for the hit TV show This Is Us.

Other allies include actors Bryan Cranston, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kerry Washington, who were also nominated.

Ryan Reynolds’s performance as pansexual superhero Deadpool received a nod for Best Actor in a Comedy.

The BBC gay spy drama “London Spy” earned a nomination for Charlotte Rampling.

Rachel Bloom, co-creator and star of “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” — which GLAAD praised for its LGBTQ cast, crew and efforts to tackle bisexual visibility — is once again nominated for Best Actress in a Comedy award, following this year’s victory.

The 2016 host, Ricky Gervais, is not returning after controversial remarks he made about Caitlyn Jenner made headlines. This year, ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel will be master of ceremonies at the awards Jan. 8 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, to be broadcast live on NBC.

And even if she does not win for “Florence Foster Jenkins,” Meryl Streep, 67, is sure to go home with at least one award: the heralded actress is being honored for her outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment with the 2017 Cecil B. DeMille Award.

“Simply put, she is a trailblazer, having paved the way for women in television, film and stage,” HFPA president Lorenzo Soria said last week. “For shattering gender and age barriers, all with finesse and grace, the HFPA is humbled to bestow this honor upon her.”

The full list from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association is below:

Best Motion Picture – Drama:
“Hacksaw Ridge”
“Hell Or High Water”
“Lion”
“Manchester By The Sea”
“Moonlight”

Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy:
“20th Century Women”
“Deadpool”
“La La Land”
“Florence Foster Jenkins”
“Sing Street”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama:
Casey Affleck – “Manchester By The Sea”
Joel Edgerton – “Loving”
Andrew Garfield – “Hacksaw Ridge”
Viggo Mortensen –  “Captain Fantastic”
Denzel Washington – “Fences”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama:
Amy Adams – “Arrival”
Jessica Chastain – “Miss Sloane”
Isabelle Huppert – “Elle”
Ruth Negga – “Loving”
Natalie Portman – “Jackie”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy:
Colin Farrell – “The Lobster”
Ryan Gosling – “La La Land”
Hugh Grant – “Florence Foster Jenkins”
Jonah Hill – “War Dogs”
Ryan Reynolds – “Deadpool”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy:
Annette Bening – “20th Century Women”
Lily Collins – “Rules Don’t Apply”
Hailee Steinfeld – “The Edge of Seventeen”
Emma Stone – “La La Land”
Meryl Streep – “Florence Foster Jenkins”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture:

Mahershala Ali – “Moonlight”
Jeff Bridges – “Hell or High Water”
Simon Helberg – “Florence Foster Jenkins”
Dev Patel – “Lion”
Aaron Taylor-Johnson – “Nocturnal Animals”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture:
Viola Davis – “Fences”
Naomie Harris – “Moonlight”
Nicole Kidman – “Lion”
Octavia Spencer – “Hidden Figures”
Michelle Williams – “Manchester by the Sea”

Best Director – Motion Picture:
Damien Chazelle – “La La Land”
Tom Ford – “Nocturnal Animals”
Mel Gibson – “Hacksaw Ridge”
Barry Jenkins – “Moonlight”
Kenneth Lonergan – “Manchester by the Sea”

Best Original Screenplay:
“La La Land”
“Nocturnal Animals”
“Moonlight”
“Manchester By The Sea”
“Hell Or High Water”

Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language:
“Divines” – France
“Elle” – France
“Neruda” – Chile
“The Salesman” – Iran/France
“Toni Erdmann” – Germany

Best Motion Picture – Animated:
“Kubo and the Two Strings”
“Moana”
“My Life As A Zucchini”
“Sing”
“Zootopia”

Best Original Song – Motion Picture:
“Cant Stop The Feeling” – “Trolls”
“City Of Stars” – La La Land
“Faith” – Sing
“Gold” – Gold
“How Far I’ll Go” – Moana

Best Original Score – Motion Picture:
Nicholas Britell– “Moonlight”
Justin Hurwitz – “La La Land”
Johann Johannsson – “Arrival”
Dustin O’Halloran, Hauschka– “Lion
Hans Zimmer, Pharrel Williams, Benjamin Wallfisch – “Hidden Figures”

Best Television Series – Drama:
“The Crown”
“Game Of Thrones”
“Stranger Things”
“This Is Us”
“Westworld”

Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy:
Atlanta
“Black-ish”
“Mozart In The Jungle”
“Transparent”
“Veep”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama:
Rami Malek – “Mr. Robot”
Bob Odenkirk – “Better Call Saul”
Matthew Rhys – “The Americans”
Liev Schreiber – “Ray Donovan”
Billy Bob Thornton – “Goliath”

Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series – Drama:
Caitriona Balfe – “Outlander”
Claire Foy – “The Crown”
Keri Russell – “The Americans”
Winona Ryder – “Stranger Things”
Evan Rachel Wood – “Westworld”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy:
Anthony Anderson – “Black-ish”
Gael García Bernal – “Mozart in the Jungle
Donald Glover – “Atlanta”
Nick Nolte – “Graves”
Jeffrey Tambor – “Transparent”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy:
Rachel Bloom – “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – “Veep”
Sarah Jessica Parker – “Divorce”
Issa Rae – “Insecure”
Gina Rodriguez – “Jane the Virgin”
Tracee Ellis-Ross – “Black-ish”

Best Limited Series:
“American Crime”
“The Dresser”
“The Night Manager”
“The Night Of”
“The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television:
Riz Ahmed – “The Night Of”
Bryan Cranston – “All The Way”
Tom Hiddleston – “The Night Manager”
John Turturro – “The Night Of”
Courtney B Vance – “The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television:
Olivia Colman – “The Night Manager”
Lena Headey – “Game Of Thrones”
Chrissy Metz – “This Is Us”
Mandy Moore – “This Is Us”
Thandie Newton – “Westworld”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television:
Felicity Huffman – “American Crime”
Riley Keough – “The Girlfriend Experience”
Sarah Paulson – “The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”
Charlotte Rampling – “London Spy”
Kerry Washington – “Confirmation”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television:
Sterling K Brown – “The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”
Hugh Laurie – “The Night Manager”
John Lithgow – “The Crown”
Christian Slater – “Mr. Robot”
John Travolta – “The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”

Dan Tracer

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