The latest news about The Oscars, Hollywood's most prominent awards ceremony devoted to cinematic excellence. Formerly known as the Academy Awards, The Oscars are directed by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. Learn more about the ceremony, which often honors films that feature LGBT characters and content and is currently held at the Dolby Theatre, formerly known as the Kodak Theatre. We stay on top of developments so that you can stay informed about this issue.
The Life, Death, and Legacy of Robert Opel, the Oscar Streaker
March 26 2014 6:00 AM ET

The Life, Death, and Legacy of the Oscar Streaker

Kevin OKeeffe

Robert Opel made history when he ran naked across the Academy Awards stage. Forty years later, two men are working to promote his vibrant life's work and uncover the truth behind his murder.

Ellen Wins Big at 86th Academy Awards
March 05 2014 3:21 PM ET

Ellen Wins Big at 86th Academy Awards

Ran Aubrey Frazier

More than 43 million viewers tuned in to watch Ellen DeGeneres host film's biggest night.

4 LGBT-Focused Oscar Acceptance Speeches
February 27 2014 7:00 AM ET

4 LGBT-Focused Oscar Acceptance Speeches

Kevin OKeeffe

We have some examples for Jared Leto to consider before Sunday's Academy Awards.

Some Advice for Leto & McConaughey's Potential Oscar Speeches
January 15 2014 7:59 PM ET January 16 2014 12:29 PM ET

Advice on Potential Oscar Speeches for Leto, McConaughey

Michelle Garcia

Will Jared Leto and Matthew McConaughey sing a different tune from their Golden Globe speeches, if they win the Oscar for their roles in Dallas Buyers Club?