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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.

Sasha Colby hard launches her new boyfriend and picks her winner for 'Drag Race' season 16 (exclusive)

The reigning RuPaul's Drag Race winner is officially a taken woman.

How the Oscars are honoring queer history with Rustin and Nyad according to Academy CEO Bill Kramer

With a gay man, Bill Kramer, at the helm of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, queer and diverse stories are in good hands. Here, he discusses how nominated queer films about real people like Rustin and Nyad are now part of a historical record.

Kevin Hart reflects on his 'come-to-Jesus moment' after backlash to homophobic jokes

The 44-year-old comedian stepped down from hosting the Oscars in 2018 after anti-LGBTQ+ Twitter posts of his resurfaced.

Leslie Jordan Goes Shirtless in a Timothée Chalamet Tribute

The out actor adorably re-created Timothee Chalamet's Oscars red carpet look on his social media.

Wanda Sykes Says She Was ‘Sickened’ by Will Smith Hitting Chris Rock

Appearing on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the out comic and cohost of the 2022 Academy Awards reflects on "that moment" at the Oscars and how Chris Rock apologized to her afterward.

Oscars Nominee Swag Bags Are Supporting Queer-Owned Businesses

Wunderkeks's gold-flecked "Red Carpet Brownies" will be included in this year's over-the-top nominee goodie bags. 

The Oscar Nominations Are Here and (a Little Bit) Queer

Kristin Stewart and Ariana DeBose are among the handful of LGBTQ+ folks to receive a nod at this year's Academy Awards.

Oscars Snub LGBTQ+ Actors and Films Amid Other Wins in Representation

No out actors were nominated -- and several acclaimed queer productions did not make the cut.

Oscars' New Best Picture Rules Demand More LGBTQ+, POC, Women...

The Academy Awards released new standards for diversity for films to be considered for the big prize of best picture. 

Inclusion Is Now a Requirement for Oscars Eligibility

The Academy announced new measures to promote diversity at its awards ceremony.

Trump Longs for Gone With the Wind While Bashing Parasite's Oscar Win

At a rally in Colorado Springs, Donald Trump slammed the Academy Awards Best Picture Winner. 

How a Gay 'Fanboy' Created an Unforgettable Laura Dern Tribute

Jordan Firstman recounts how the tribute to the gay icon at the Independent Spirit Awards came to be.

Renée Zellweger Praises Judy Garland's Inclusivity in Oscar Speech

Zellweger, who's spoken about Garland's embrace of LGBTQ community before, talked about inclusivity in her Academy Awards' speech. 

Set Designer Jason Sherwood Wants to Make #OscarsSoGay

The youngest set designer in Oscars history outlines a bold vision for broadcasting diversity.

Straight Actors Who Nabbed Oscar Noms for LGBTQ Roles

While a few people have won Oscars in queer roles, an out LGBTQ+ performer has never won.

Kevin Hart Finally Admits He 'F*ed Up' in Oscars Controversy

Last year, the comedian came under fire for past antigay tweets -- and did not respond in the best way.

Forget Green Book, Here's 16 Queer Things the Oscars Got Right

Sunday’s awards show was packed with moments that fell on the right side of history.

Rami Malek Wins Best Actor for Playing Freddie Mercury

Malek spoke about issues of identity in accepting the Oscar for playing the bisexual Queen front man.

Green Book's Mahershala Ali Wins Best Supporting Actor at Oscars

Ali portrayed the queer jazz pianist Don Shirley.