Tag: Emmy

Lena Whaithe Makes History At The Emmys

Lena Whaithe became the first black woman to win an Emmy for comedy writing alongside Aziz Ansari for their Thanksgiving episode of Master of None — she’s also the first black woman to ever be nominated for the award. https://twitter.com/jnsanchez/status/909592794179805184 Thanksgiving follows Ansari and Waithe’s characters over decades as she…

LGBT Women and Shows Come Out Strong For Emmy Nominations

There are tons of LGBT women, characters, and shows with queer themes nominated at this years Emmy’s. Here are the highlights: Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series Tatiana Maslany (finally!) for Orphan Black. Stiff competition: Taraji P. Henson (Empire), Claire Danes (Homeland), Robin Wright (House of Cards), Viola Davis (How to Get Away with Murder) and Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men). Outstanding Lead…