March 7th, 2006

PNamarie

Oscars

Thanks bunniewabbit, for the link.
http://msnbc.msn.com/id/11701755/

“I was certainly disappointed,” Solmonese said (president of the Human Rights Campaign, the largest national gay rights group). “But I would trade that Oscar for all the positive conversations that this movie spurred beteween parents and their gay children, or between employees and their gay co-workers. That impact transcends any accolades.”

Also:
“Members of the Academy are mostly urban people ... It’s not easy even to get a rural story made.”

... not only are Academy voters urban, they are from Los Angeles — the city that is the heart of “Crash,”