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FILM: Nominations 11.Feb.21 • Winners 18.Apr.21 virtually
TV: Nominations 17.Jun.21 • Winners 29.Aug.21 virtually

The Dorian Awards aim to honour film and television "from mainstream to gaystream". Galeca: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics is comprised of more 100 professional entertainment journalists globally, with an aim to generate camaraderie in an unsettling media environment, preserve and champion the art of constructive criticism, and remind the world the LGBTQ community has a significant history of enhancing culture at large.

Notes by Rich: Starting in 2020, the Dorians have separate film and television awards, with categories that look at quality, camp-value and position in the LGBTQ community. So of course these are never your normal sets of nominees! There's an intriguing mix of LGBTQ titles throughout all of the categories, plus a general willingness to look outside the popular movies and series ("Unsung" nominees are particularly worth seeking out). Yes, it's fun to vote for these! And this year I appear in the streaming TV show announcing the film winners.

See also: Galeca TOP TENS • Words and pics from the 2017 DORIANS WINNERS' TOAST
Rich Cline has been a member of Galeca since January 2014 • Galeca is a founding member of CGEM

Dorian Film Awards
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F I L M   W I N N E R S . . .

3/6: NOMADLAND

2/7: MINARI

2/4
MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM
PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN

2/3: THE FORTY-YEAR-OLD VERSION

2/2
DISCLOSURE
WELCOME TO CHECHNYA

1/1
EUROVISION SONG CONTEST
JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH
LINGUA FRANCA

N O M I N E E S . . .

4:
NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYS
ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI

3:
FIRST COW
SOUND OF METAL

2:
BIRDS OF PREY
BORAT SUBSEQUENT MOVIEFILM
DA 5 BLOODS
THE FATHER
I CARRY YOU WITH ME
MANK
MISS JUNETEENTH

1:
AMMONITE
ANOTHER ROUND
THE ASSISTANT
BACURAU
BAD HAIR
BORN TO BE
THE BOYS IN THE BAND
COLLECTIVE
CRIP CAMP
DICK JOHNSON IS DEAD
DRIVEWAYS
LA LLORONA
LET THEM ALL TALK
MUCHO MUCHO AMOR
THE PROM
A SECRET LOVE
SHIRLEY
SOUL
SUPERNOVA
TIME
THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7
TWO OF US
UNCLE FRANK
WOLFWALKERS
WONDER WOMAN 1984

A L L   T H E   F I L M   N O M I N E E S

F I L M

First Cow
Minari
WINNER Nomadland
Promising Young Woman
Sound of Metal

F O R E I G N - L A N G U A G E   F I L M

Another Round
Bacurau
I Carry You With Me
La Llorona
WINNER Minari
Two of Us

U N S U N G   F I L M

Driveways
First Cow
Miss Juneteenth
Never Rarely Sometimes Always
Shirley
The Assistant
WINNER The Forty-Year-Old Version

L G B T Q   F I L M

Ammonite
The Boys in the Band
I Carry You With Me
WINNER Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Supernova
Uncle Frank

D O C U M E N T A R Y

Collective
Crip Camp
Dick Johnson Is Dead
WINNER Disclosure
Time
WINNER Welcome to Chechnya

L G B T Q   D O C U M E N T A R Y

A Secret Love
Born To Be
WINNER Disclosure
Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado
WINNER Welcome to Chechnya

D I R E C T O R

WINNER Chloe Zhao - Nomadland
Emerald Fennell - Promising Young Woman
Kelly Reichardt - First Cow
Lee Isaac Chung - Minari
Regina King - One Night In Miami

S C R E E N P L A Y

Chloe Zhao - Nomadland
Eliza Hittman - Never Rarely Sometimes Always
WINNER Emerald Fennell - Promising Young Woman
Lee Isaac Chung - Minari
Radha Blank - The Forty-Year-Old Version

F I L M   A C T R E S S

WINNER Carey Mulligan - Promising Young Woman
Frances McDormand - Nomadland
Nicole Beharie - Miss Juneteenth
Sidney Flanigan - Never Rarely Sometimes Always
Viola Davis - Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

F I L M   A C T O R

Anthony Hopkins - The Father
WINNER Chadwick Boseman - Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Delroy Lindo - Da 5 Bloods
Riz Ahmed - Sound of Metal
Steven Yeun - Minari

S U P P O R T I N G   A C T R E S S

Amanda Seyfried - Mank
Candice Bergen - Let Them All Talk
Maria Bakalova - Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
Olivia Colman - The Father
WINNER Yuh-Jung Youn - Minari

S U P P O R T I N G   A C T O R

Chadwick Boseman - Da 5 Bloods
WINNER Daniel Kaluuya - Judas and the Black Messiah
Leslie Odom Jr - One Night in Miami
Paul Raci - Sound of Metal
Sacha Baron Cohen - The Trial of the Chicago 7

V I S U A L L Y   S T R I K I N G   F I L M

Birds of Prey
Mank
WINNER Nomadland
Soul
Wolfwalkers

C A M P Y   F L I C K

Bad Hair
Birds of Prey
WINNER Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga
The Prom
Wonder Woman 1984

R I S I N G   S T A R

Alan S Kim - Minari
Kingsley Ben-Adir - One Night in Miami
Maria Bakalova - Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
WINNER Radha Blank - The Forty-Year-Old Version
Sidney Flanigan - Never Rarely Sometimes Always

W I L D E   A R T I S T   A W A R D

Chadwick Boseman
Chloe Zhao
WINNER Dolly Parton
Elliot Page
Regina King

T R A I L B L A Z E R

WINNER Isabel Sandoval - Lingua Franca

T I M E L E S S   S T A R  

WINNER Leslie Jordan

Previous winners: Harvey Fierstein, Jane Fonda, Angela Lansbury, Cloris Leachman, Ian McKellen, Catherine O'Hara, Meryl Streep, George Takei, Lily Tomlin, John Waters, Betty White


Dorian TV Awards
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W I N N E R S . . .

3:
I MAY DESTROY YOU
WANDAVISION

2: HACKS
POSE

1:
IT'S A SIN
BIG MOUTH
EUROVISION SONG CONTEXT
FRAMING BRITNEY SPEARS
LOVE, VICTOR
RUPAUL's DRAG RACE
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
ZIWE

M U L T I - N O M I N E E S . . .

4:
MARE OF EASTTOWN

3:
THE CROWN
THE QUEEN'S GAMBIT
SMALL AXE

2:
BRIDGERTON
THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT
GIRLS5EVA
LOVECRAFT COUNTRY
PRETEND IT'S A CITY
TED LASSO
VENENO

A L L   T H E   T V   N O M I N E E S

T V   D R A M A

Bridgerton
The Crown
Lovecraft Country
P-Valley
WINNER Pose

T V   C O M E D Y

The Flight Attendant
Girls5eva
WINNER Hacks
PEN15
Ted Lasso

M O V I E   /   L I M I T E D   S E R I E S

WINNER I May Destroy You
It's a Sin
Mare of Easttown
Small Axe
The Queen's Gambit

L G B T Q   T V   S H O W

I May Destroy You
WINNER It's A Sin
Love, Victor
Pose
Veneno

U N S U N G   T V   S H O W

A Black Lady Sketch Show
Girls5eva
WINNER Love, Victor
Search Party
Veneno
We Are Who We Are

C A M P Y   T V   S H O W

At Home with Amy Sedaris
Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square
WINNER Eurovision Song Contest
Ratched
WandaVision

T V   P E R F O R M A N C E

WINNER Michaela Coel - I May Destroy You
Kaley Cuoco - The Flight Attendant
Thuso Mbedu - The Underground Railroad
Elizabeth Olsen - WandaVision
Billy Porter - Pose
MJ Rodriguez - Pose
WINNER Jean Smart - Hacks
Jason Sudeikis - Ted Lasso
Anya Taylor-Joy - The Queen's Gambit
Kate Winslet - Mare of Easttown

T V   S U P P O R T I N G
P E R F O R M A N C E

Gillian Anderson - The Crown
John Boyega - Small Axe
Pappa Essiedu - I May Destroy You
WINNER Kathryn Hahn - WandaVision
Marielle Heller - The Queen's Gambit
Callum Scott Howells - It's a Sin
Dominique Jackson - Pose
Julianne Nicholson - Mare of Easttown
Jean Smart - Mare of Easttown
Bowen Yang - Saturday Night Live

T V   D O C U M E N T A R Y

WINNER Framing Britney Spears
I'll Be Gone in the Dark
Pretend It's a City
Pride
Tina

A N I M A T E D   S H O W

WINNER Big Mouth
Bob's Burgers
Harley Quinn
Invincible
South Park: The Pandemic Special

C U R R E N T   A F F A I R S   S H O W

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
The Amber Ruffin Show
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
WINNER Ziwe

R E A L I T Y   S H O W

Legendary
Nailed It
Queer Eye
WINNER RuPaul's Drag Race
The Great British Bake Off

V I S U A L L Y   S T R I K I N G   T V

Bridgerton
The Crown
Lovecraft Country
Pose
Small Axe
The Mandalorian
WINNER WandaVision

T V   M U S I C   P E R F O R M A N C E

Lady Gaga - The Star-Spangled Banner, Inauguration
Jonathan Groff - You'll Be Back, Hamilton
WINNER Kathryn Hahn - Agatha All Along, WandaVision
Elton John and Years & Years - It's a Sin, Brit Awards
Punkie Johnson, Anya-Taylor Joy, Lil Nas X,
   Kate McKinnon, Bowen Yang - Pride Month Song,
   Saturday Night Live
Bowen Yang - Loverboy, Saturday Night Live

W I L D E   W I T   O F   T H E   Y E A R

WINNER Michaela Coel
Kathryn Hahn
Fran Lebowitz
Randy Rainbow
WINNER Bowen Yang

S P E C I A L   A W A R D S

YOU DESERVE AN AWARD 2021:
WINNER tbc

ARTIST OF THE YEAR 2019:
WINNER Olivia Wilde

ARTIST OF THE DECADE 2010s:
WINNER Lady Gaga

Runners-up: Greta Gerwig, Ryan Murphy, Billy Porter, Phoebe Waller-Bridge

T R A I L B L A Z E R

WINNER Mj Rodriguez - Pose


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T O P   T E N S

1 0  B E S T   F I L M S   Y O U   N E V E R
K N E W   W E R E   L G B T Q

Galeca Top 10
  • All About Eve (1950)
  • Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
  • Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  • A League of Their Own (1992)
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)
  • Rebecca (1940)
  • Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
  • Strangers on a Train (1951)
  • Thelma & Louise (1991)
  • Top Gun (1986)

Voted by members in 2017

1 0   B E S T   A C T R E S S E S
O F   A L L   T I M E

Galeca Top 10
  • Ingrid Bergman
  • Cate Blanchett
  • Bette Davis
  • Viola Davis
  • Jane Fonda
  • Katharine Hepburn
  • Isabelle Huppert
  • Julianne Moore
  • Barbara Stanwyck
  • Meryl Streep
Runners-up: Joan Crawford, Judi Dench, Sally Field, Judy Garland, Audrey Hepburn, Nicole Kidman, Jessica Lange, Helen Mirren, Elizabeth Taylor, Kate Winslet.

Voted by members in Nov 2016



Critics unite to promote equality in media

18.Jun.19, Los Angeles: Six critics organisations that champion underrepresented yet influential voices in entertainment journalism have joined forces to form Critics Groups for Equality in Media, a professional coalition seeking to improve awareness of the value of women, people of colour and LGBTQ journalists who cover the worlds of film and television. CGEM seeks to improve engagement with studios, networks, PR firms and other entertainment organisations, push for better pay and representation among media outlets on behalf of the groups' members, and nurture next-generation voices in entertainment journalism.

The allied groups participating in CGEM are the African American Film Critics Association, the Features Forum of the Asian American Journalists Association, Galeca: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics, the Latino Entertainment Journalists Association, the Online Association of Female Film Critics and Time's Up Entertainment, which recently launched Critical, an opt-in press database designed to support greater diversity among critics and entertainment reporters. The groups will exchange their experiences and ideas and work together to advance their goals. Among the possible initiatives, the coalition is discussing a watchdog component that would include giving studios, networks and PR houses an annual grade based on the quality of their engagement with each group. CGEM is also considering presenting special honours to public relations professionals and media executives who have advanced equality in media and working with journalists. Other entities sharing the coalition's mission will be invited to join in the future.

         

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