Several LGBTQ-Related Shows Receive Golden Globe Nominations
The 76th Annual Golden Globe nominations were announced on Wednesday morning, December 6th.
Several LGBTQ-related shows and films were among the many to receive nods at the upcoming ceremony. This included the F/X hit Pose for Best Drama as well as Billy Porter for Best Actor in a Drama Series.
Debra Messing scored her 7th Golden Globe nomination (9th overall) for her performance as Grace Adler on the Will & Grace reboot. Will & Grace has never won a single Golden Globe. even though the program has been nominated several times over the past twenty years. She is the only actor from the show to be nominated this year.
Speaking of reboots, Candice Bergen earned a nomination alongside Debra for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for Murphy Brown. She's won in this category twice before: first in 1989 and then again in 1992. It's her first Golden Globe nod in 13 years.
The Assassination of Gianni Versace also scored a ton of nods in the Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television category. This included individual nods for Edgar Ramirez (Gianni Versace), Penelope Cruz (Donatella Versace) and Darren Criss (Andrew Cunanan).
The LGBTQ side of things were just as prevalent in the film categories, notably Rami Malek's portrayal of Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody, which scored him Best Actor in a Motion Picture- Drama. The film is also up for Best Motion Picture- Drama.
Lucas Hedges earned himself his first ever Golden Globe nomination for Boy Erased, which is a story about the son of a Baptist preacher who is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed to his parents. Troye Sivan scored a nod for Best Original Song from the film for writing "Revelation."
Speaking of Best Original Song, Lady Gaga is also up for "Shallow". The pop icon earne a nod in that category and Best Actress in a Motion Picture- Drama for A Star is Born. It's also up for Best Picture- Drama as well as Bradley Cooper for Best Actor in a Drama & Best Director.
A complete list of nominees can be seen here. The 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards will air January 6th and will be hosted by Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg.