Golden Globes Awards 2013 Winners
Best Motion Picture (Drama)
Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)
Best Actor (Drama)
Best Actress (Drama)
Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty
Best Actor (Musical or Comedy)
Hugh Jackman, Les Miserables
Best Actress (Musical or Comedy)
Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook
Best Supporting Actor (Motion Picture)
Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained
Best Supporting Actress (Motion Picture)
Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables
Best Foreign Language Film
Best Animated Feature
Best TV Series (Drama)
Best TV Series (Comedy)
Here’s the full list.
American Apparel Hires Trans Model Isis King, GLAAD Staff For Pride Tees Ads
Clothing giant American Apparel has teamed up with GLAAD on a new line of equality tees, just in time for LGBT Pride Month. And in a company first, AA is featuring an openly transgender model in its ad campaign! GLAAD worked alongside American Apparel in casting for the new ads, which will run online and in print.
Former America’s Next Top Model contestant and openly transgender model Isis King is among those donning the Pride shirts in ads that will appear online and in print across the nation. Joining her in the ad campaign are four current and former GLAAD staff members, among others.
Fifteen percent of all proceeds from the shirts benefits GLAAD’s work to share stories that build support for equality.
American Apparel employees will also join GLAAD staff in LGBT Pride marches across the country, including in Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco. Participants will each receive an AA tee, courtesy of American Apparel. Click here to find out how you can join us!
“We’re super proud to support LGBT Pride again this year and partner with GLAAD in these events. It’s time for everyone, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, to accept each other and thrive in harmony. We hope everyone comes out and joins us,” said Marsha Brady, a creative director for American Apparel.
“American Apparel is showing bold leadership by being among just a few companies to include transgender people in its national ads,” said GLAAD President Herndon Graddick. “Additionally, the company’s statement that ‘Gay is OK’ will reach millions and send an important message in support of equality.”
To get your American Apparel Pride shirt, click here.
Ray Ban’s New Gay-Inclusive Campaign
The New Civil Rights Movement reports:
Sunglass manufacturer and style icon Ray Ban five years ago began their “Never Hide” campaign, but now it’s become gay inclusive — a gorgeous development. Begun in 2007, Never Hide was created to make the now-75-year old company more enticing and appealing to a younger market. One of their newest ads features two men dressed in 1940′s-era business suits, walking down a cosmopolitan street, holding hands, with the headline “Never Hide,” at the top of one version, and on the bottom of another. The image is part of a campaign by the advertising agency Marcel, in Paris, France.
“Never pretend. Never be afraid. Never give up. Never Hide,” a 2007 press release reads:
- The campaign, comprised of a film and a series of situations for print media, outdoor and the Internet, was created and is developed around the concept “NEVER HIDE.” Having the courage to express your true self, your thoughts and your personality genuinely, to stay faithful to the values of authenticity and uniqueness have, in fact, made up the DNA of the Ray-Ban brand since its beginning in 1937 to today. And it is these qualities that characterize true leaders.
The gay Never Hide ad is also featured on Ads Of The World.
This is the first obviously gay Ray Ban ad we could find, and we’re hoping they do a great many more, including more diverse ones, because the more we see ourselves, and the more the non-LGBT community sees us, the more equality and acceptance we are capable of achieving.
And just in case you’re wondering, we aren’t associated with Ray Ban in any way, and are not compensated for this piece at all — we just really love the campaign and the gay-inclusivity and really hope to see more!
Louis Vuitton Condoms, Designed By Irakli Kiziria
The Huffington Post reports:
You’ve heard of top-notch bedding and lingerie brands, but is there room in bed for another designer?
One artist seems to think so.
Georgia Republic architect Irakli Kiziria has designed a Louis Vuitton condom, enveloped in the label’s notorious brown packaging and adorned with what looks like raised lettering (for enhanced pleasure, we can only assume). The luxury rubbers are priced at $68 each, according to the “official” website. (Scroll below for photos.)
To put the price in perspective, $68 could buy you about six 12-packs of regular condoms.
But before you head to your nearest Louis Vuitton retailer, you should know the condoms aren’t available in stores. (Bummer, right?)
In fact, Kiziria has no affiliation with the Louis Vuitton company and drafted the condoms in collaboration with Design Provocation as a design-project, according to the website. The team hoped to launch the product on World AIDS Day and donate the proceeds to amfAR, The Foundation For AIDS Research.
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Benetton Makes The Vatican Nuts Over Campaign Ad, Pulls Pope Image
“This shows a grave lack of respect for the Pope, an offence to the feelings of believers, a clear demonstration of how publicity can violate the basic rules of respect for people,” said Father Federico Lombardi, the Vatican’s spokesman. He said the Holy See was considering taking legal action against the fashion company. The image, which is guaranteed to offend Catholics around the world, briefly appeared on a banner which was draped over the side of a Renaissance stone bridge near the Vatican, in the centre of Rome. Hanging the banner was part of a series of “guerilla actions”, the company said, which included the unveiling in Paris of an image of Nicholas Sarkozy smooching Angela Merkel and the unfurling of a banner outside Milan Cathedral depicting Barack Obama kissing his Chinese counterpart, Hu Jintao.Among those complaining yesterday was the Vatican-owned NOM, whose blogger Thomas Peters took to Twitter and his Catholic Vote blog to express outrage.
Fashion Icon, Designer Ray Aghayan, Bob Mackie’s Partner, Dies At 83
In the picture: Aghayan (Left) & Bob Mackie.
The Advocate reports:
Ray Aghayan, who designed costumes for Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand, and Diana Ross, and was the longtime partner of fellow designer Bob Mackie, has died at age 83.
The Hollywood Reporter reveals that Aghayan, raised in Tehran as the son of a society couturier, lived a colorful life. He began an accomplished career at age 14 designed the mourning clothes for the wife of the shah of Iran, Queen Fawzia. He convinced his mother to allow him to move on his own to Los Angeles three years later.
Aghayan would go on to design costumes for an illustrious array of entertainers, which besides Garland, Ross, and Streisand included Julie Andrews, Lucille Ball, Diahann Carroll, Carol Channing, Barbara Eden, Raquel Welch, and the Jackson Five.
Aghayan would receive three Academy Award nominations, for designing costumes for the films Gaily, Gaily; Lady Sings the Blues; and Funny Lady. He received a Tony Award nomination for the musical Applause. Among his other notable achievements, Aghayan designed the costumes for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 1984 Summer Olympics.