Oscars 2018: Detailed list of the gay, lesbian, transgender nominations

The 90th Oscar nominations were announced Tuesday and some visibility history was made for the gay, lesbian, and transgender communities.

“A Fantastic Woman,” “Call Me By Your Name,” “Mudbound,” “The Shape of Water,” and “Strong Island” made the cut.

The Academy Awards will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel March 4 on ABC.

Here are the details about the gay, lesbian, and transgender-related nominations.


READ: Transgender drama ‘A Fantastic Woman’ gets nomination


READ: ‘Call Me By Your Name’ nobs 4 nominations

Dee Rees, right, and Mary J. Blige on the set of “Mudbund.” Rees, who identifies as a lesbian, is the first African-American woman nominated for a Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar. Photo: Netflix.


READ: ‘Mudbound’ makes history for Dee Rees, Rachel Morrison


READ: ‘The Shape of Water’ has gay character who helps humanoid


READ: ‘Strong Island’ makes history with transgender director

About the author

Phillip Zonkel

Award-winning journalist Phillip Zonkel spent 17 years at Long Beach's Press-Telegram, where he was the first reporter in the paper's history to have a beat covering the city's vibrant LGBTQ. He also created and ran the popular and innovative LGBTQ news blog, Out in the 562.

He won two awards and received a nomination for his reporting on the local LGBTQ community, including a two-part investigation that exposed anti-gay bullying of local high school students and the school districts' failure to implement state mandated protections for LGBTQ students.

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