Some Surprises at the 2013 Golden Globe Awards

Some Surprises at the 2013 Golden Globe Awards

Jodie Foster's coming out/retirement speech wasn't the only surprise during Sunday's Golden Globes awards. While Daniel Day-Lewis won the best actor award for drama for Lincoln, the film penned by gay writer Tony Kushner was largely shut out of the awards. And that's even after a surprise appearance from former President Bill Clinton, who introduced the film, which was nominated for the motion picture award.

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler got high marks for their co-hosting gig. The duo inhabited a series of costumes as faux nominees and after Clinton received a standing ovation Poehler gushed, "Wow, what a special guest. That was Hillary Clinton's husband."

Among the award winners:

Director, Motion Picture: Ben Affleck, Argo

TV Series, Comedy: Girls

Actor in Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical: Hugh Jackman, Les Misérables

Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical: Les Misérables

Actress in Motion Picture, Drama: Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty 

Actor in Motion Picture, Drama: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln (Day-Lewis said living every day without the wealth of language from Kushner reminds him of the impoverishment of his own. Lewis has had LGBT fans since his early role as a gay man in My Beautiful Laundrette.)

Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama: Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained

Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries or TV Movie: Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey

TV Movie or Miniseries: Game Change

Actress in a TV Series, Comedy: Lena Dunham, Girls (A shaky but jubilant Dunham said, "This award is for every woman who felt like there wasn't a space for her. This show has made a space for me.")

Cecil B. DeMille Award: Jodie Foster (Read her acceptance speech, which was both a coming out speech and a goodbye nod to retirement.)

Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie: Julianne Moore, Game Change

Actor in a TV Series, Drama: Damian Lewis, Homeland

TV Series, Drama: Homeland

Original Score, Motion Picture: Mychael Danna, Life of Pi (Life of Pi was directed by Ang Lee, who also directed the gay classic Brokeback Mountain.)

Original Song, Motion Picture: "Skyfall" by Adele & Paul Epworth (Adele said, "It's very strange to be here, thank you for letting me be a part of your world for a night, it's amazing.")

Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie: Kevin Costner, Hatfields & McCoys

Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy: Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook 

Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or TV Movie: Ed Harris, Game Change

Supporting Actress in Motion Picture: Anne Hathaway, Les Misérables

Screenplay, Motion Picture: Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained

Actor in TV Series, Comedy: Don Cheadle, House of Lies (In Lies, Cheadle plays the father of a gender variant kid, among other things.)

Foreign-Language Film: Amour

Actress in a TV Series, Drama: Claire Danes, Homeland

Animated Feature Film: Brave (Remember, many critics said the heroine in this film is a young lesbian, she just doesn't have need to come out yet.)

Watch video of the opening monologue below:

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