The Cannes Film Festival is getting its first LGBT award:
The first Queer Palm, recognising a film for its contribution to lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender themes, will be handed out May 22. The films will be drawn from all Cannes sections: Official Selection, Un Certain Regard, Critics’ Week, and Director’s Fortnight.
French directors Olivier Ducastel and Jacques Martineau are patrons of the award."
Here is the website for the Queer Palm award.