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GLAAD Announces Media Awards Nominees

Glaad Media Awards 2016 Nominees

(CNN)GLAAD announced the nominees for the 27th annual GLAAD Media Awards on Wednesday, and for the first time, more than 50% of the English-language nominations are trans-inclusive.

Nominees include Oscar-nominated films like “Carol” and popular TV shows such as “Empire” and “Orange is the New Black.” Streaming services earned a record seven nominations (up from three last year), with Netflix bagging five of those.

The nominees for outstanding film (wide release) are “Carol,” “The Danish Girl,” “Dope,” “Freeheld” and “Grandma.” “Arrow,” “Black Sails,” “Empire,” “The Fosters,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “How to Get Away with Murder,” “Nashville,” “Orphan Black,” “Sense8” and “Shameless” are nominated for outstanding drama series.

Outstanding reality program nominees are “I Am Cait,” “I Am Jazz,” “New Girls on the Block,” “The Prancing Elites Project” and “Transcendent.”

GLAAD — the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender advocacy organization — announced 101 nominees in 20 English-language categories and 46 Spanish-language nominees in 11 categories. Cable networks earned 27 nominations while broadcast networks garnered 18.

“For nearly three decades, the GLAAD Media Awards have propelled inclusion in media and driven LGBT acceptance forward,” GLAAD Chief Executive Officer and President Sarah Kate Ellis said in a statement. “This year’s nominees have raised the bar for creating thoughtful and diverse LGBT images and storylines, deepening audiences’ understanding of LGBT people and accelerating acceptance across the world.”

GLAAD Media Awards ceremonies will be April 2 at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles and May 14 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York. For the first time in a decade, the ceremony will be aired on Logo in April.

Jaden Smith Is The New Face Of Louis Vuitton’s Womenswear Campaign

The 17 year old son of Will and Jada Smith, Jaden Smith has become the the face of Louis Vuitton’s Womenswear Campaign.

The series of ads was shot by legendary photographer Bruce Weber, with two of them recently released on Sunday via Instagram of LV’s creative director, Nicolas Ghesquière.

The part-time actor, philosopher and model has been wearing dresses and flipping the finger to gender norms since 2015.

 

FORMER HOUSTON ‘GAY MAN’ CO-STARS IN DAVEY WAVEY’S ‘GUIDE TO BOTTOMING’

Colby Melvin, a Houston to Los Angeles transplant, and former About Magazine cover model co-stars in social media video that claims to be the “Official Guide To Bottoming”

It’s defiantly not a video for someone that’s offended easily. It’s also a gamble to determine if it’s funny or a little too much information. You decide.

In ‘The Gay Bottom Bible’, (yes, it’s really called that) gay personality Davey Wavey and co-star Colby Melvin from Houston attempt to answer every question you might have ever had when it comes to A$$ sex. It also includes something that you might not care to know.

What does Justin Bieber do in his Calvins?

Calvin Klein’s spring collection is OUT, and it’s all about what YOU do!

Do you touch it, sleep or flaunt away in your Calvins? CK want to know. Kicking off their brand new spring campaign  and photographed by– Tyrone Lebon, are Kendrick Lamar, Sung Jin and Justin Bieber.

Bieber stripped down into his underwear and shared some shots on Instagram to kick off the #mycalvins campaign – including one where he gets his leg over a statue.

Also featuring in the campaign are hip-hop artist Joey Bada$$ and the rather stunning model Daniel Hivner. Joey prefers to pledge in his calvins, while Daniel ‘goes and sees’ in his…

Now that the some of the biggest names on Instagram have told you what they do, it’s time for you to let them know. Keep your eye on the hashtag #mycalvins, for the sudden rush of hot guys – hopefully in their underwear. Thank you Calvin Klein.

Check out the video from the campaign right here: