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.
‘A FANTASTIC WOMAN’
READ: Transgender drama ‘A Fantastic Woman’ gets nomination
‘CALL ME BY YOUR NAME’
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
‘THE SHAPE OF WATER’
READ: ‘The Shape of Water’ has gay character who helps humanoid
READ: ‘Strong Island’ makes history with transgender director