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Watch: Chris Colfer Wins Golden Globe, Speaks Out Against Bullying


Chris Colfer won the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor in a TV series as gay teen Kurt Hummel, on Glee.

Said Colfer: "To all the amazing kids that watch our show, and the kids that our show celebrates that are constantly told 'no' by the people and the environments, by bullies at school that they can't be who they are or have what they want because of who they are, well (holds up award)...screw that kids!"


Other LGBT-related Globes of note: Annette Bening wins Best Actress in Musical or Comedy for The Kids Are All Right, Jane Lynch wins Best Supporting Actress in a TV series for Glee, Glee for Best Musical or Comedy TV series, The Kids Are All Right for Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy...

Full list coming post-show.

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  1. Congratulations!

    P.S. Obscene expression are not cool at all.

    Posted by: Matt | Jan 16, 2011 9:21:38 PM

  2. Straight mom moved to tears that Chris won! When my 15 year old asked why I told her when I was her age this would not have been possible. She doesn't get what the big deal is which means I did my job right. She sees Chris as a actor, not a gay actor.

    Posted by: babocarlson | Jan 16, 2011 9:38:18 PM

  3. Give the poor kid a break. He is 20 years old and no matter how polished he comes across at times in interviews, this must be completely overwhelming for him. Why is it not possible for people on this board, every so often, just to celebrate when one of the good ones wins?

    Posted by: MiloTock | Jan 16, 2011 9:40:12 PM

  4. yayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!!it was a nice short sweet speech!!amen to the message

    Posted by: sal | Jan 16, 2011 9:40:54 PM

  5. Good Guys 1 Bullies 0

    Posted by: PLAINTOM | Jan 16, 2011 9:52:55 PM

  6. congratulations to chris, and congratulations to babocarlson!

    Posted by: Kevin | Jan 16, 2011 9:54:29 PM

  7. And yet NBC cut the shot of Jane Lynch kissing her wife, and kept the camera firmly on the co-presenters, making her the only acting winner so far who didn't get a reaction shot.

    Posted by: Clifw | Jan 16, 2011 9:55:40 PM

  8. "Screw that" is an obscene expression? Seriously are you a 1950s housewife? Or maybe a closeted Baptist choir director? The kid wins a major award and has the quality of character and presence of mind to use that moment to say something really inspiring and meaningful rather than massage his own ego. And what you focus on "screw that?"

    On another note, Chris Colfer consistently impresses me as a great role model for gay youth, and maybe his gay elders as well.

    Posted by: Clay | Jan 16, 2011 9:57:32 PM

  9. Get a life, Matt/ That was not "obscene."

    Posted by: Philwin | Jan 16, 2011 9:59:36 PM

  10. Correction Congrats Chris and Jane
    Good Guys 2 Bullies 0

    Posted by: PLAINTOM | Jan 16, 2011 10:01:46 PM

  11. Kick ass, Chris!

    Posted by: Kyle Sullivan | Jan 16, 2011 10:15:27 PM

  12. Fabulous. And he was genuinely surprised.

    Posted by: David Ehrenstein | Jan 16, 2011 10:51:01 PM

  13. Sorry, I don`t like Chris.
    I don`t think he will get other roles than playing the gay guy. And I do not understand why many are impressed with him. It is not that he is that good actor.It seems that many people like him because they have sympathy with him - not because of his skills.

    Posted by: TTT | Jan 16, 2011 11:01:18 PM

  14. In the LGBT-related wins, Andy, you forgot to include Jim Parsons winning a Golden Globe as well... ;-)

    Posted by: JSH | Jan 16, 2011 11:04:35 PM

  15. Great. Wonderful. Bravo.

    Great message for young people - be your dreams. Dismiss bullies and religious beliefs.

    Posted by: AndrewW | Jan 16, 2011 11:14:21 PM

  16. Obscene expressions are amazing.

    Posted by: Andrew W | Jan 16, 2011 11:19:47 PM

  17. Colfer is not a good actor. I'm very surprised he won.

    Consider this: who remember Sean Hayes? Seemed like he won some awards and now can't get arrested. Why? He's a bad, one-note actor who can only play gay.

    Posted by: Quasi-Stellar Object | Jan 16, 2011 11:23:55 PM

  18. I cried when he won b/c I was just as shocked as he was, he so deserves it.

    Posted by: Derek | Jan 16, 2011 11:26:32 PM

  19. Nicely done! You ROCK Chris!

    Posted by: David R. | Jan 16, 2011 11:30:41 PM

  20. Chris, if you're reading this, please ignore the sour pusses who missed their own star turn and can't stand anyone else's success.

    Posted by: David R. | Jan 16, 2011 11:31:34 PM

  21. Obscene expressions rock.

    Colfer didn't win an award for being a great actor -- he won an award for playing a particular role on a particular show. Good for him.

    Posted by: NaughtyLola | Jan 16, 2011 11:57:16 PM

  22. yay!!!

    Posted by: wehotom | Jan 17, 2011 12:01:49 AM

  23. I think Darren Criss does a much better job playing a more realistic and RELATABLE Gay character on Glee and I rather see him win recognition for that.

    Oh, wait. He's straight. What a shock.

    Posted by: Quasi-Stellar Object | Jan 17, 2011 12:03:37 AM

  24. @Clifw, I thought Jane during her winning speech said her wife was at home taking care of the kids?

    Posted by: CB | Jan 17, 2011 12:04:00 AM

  25. I just LOVE young people saying "screw that" to homophobia.
    Sometimes it seem it is bad, but our young people are showing that there is HOPE for the future. :-)

    Posted by: FunMe | Jan 17, 2011 12:14:23 AM

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