John Cho

'Moonlight,' 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,' Frank Ocean land GLAAD nominations for LGBT representation

'Moonlight,' 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,' Frank Ocean land GLAAD nominations for LGBT representation

Only two films were nominated Tuesday for the GLAAD Media Awards in the best wide-released film category, a sharp reduction from as many as five movies normally recognized and an indication that there may be a diversity regression when it comes to LGBTQ representation. 

One of those films is “Moonlight,” Barry Jenkins’ Oscar-nominated tale about a black gay boy coming of age (and into his sexuality) in Miami. The other is “Star Trek Beyond,” which revealed John Cho’s Hikaru Sulu as the sci-fi franchise’s first openly gay character last year.

“At a time when progress is at a critical juncture, it is imperative that Hollywood tell more LGBTQ stories that...

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