Laverne Cox, other amazing LGBT people nominated for Emmys [Full List]

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Laverne Cox, other amazing LGBT people nominated for Emmys

sheldonThe announcement of this year’s Emmy nominees brought great news for LGBT folks near and far.

Making history like she does, Laverne Cox was nominated for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on Orange Is The New Black. This makes her the first trans person ever nominated for an Emmy. Jodie Foster was nominated for her work directing an OITNB episode, and Matt Bomer, Joe Mantello and Jim Parsons earned nominations for their performances in The Normal Heart.

Here’s a full list of the LGBT nominees, graciously compiled by GLAAD:

  • Laverne Cox
  • Jodie Foster
  • Matt Bomer
  • Joe Mantello
  • Jim Parsons
  • Larry Kramer
  • Ryan Murphy
  • Sarah Paulson
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson
  • Kate McKinnon
  • Jane Lynch
  • Tim Gunn
  • Nathan Lane
  • Paris Barclay
  • Rob Ashford
  • Travis Wall

Nominations also went to Degrassi, Good Luck Charlie (which showed the first same-sex couple on Disney), Modern Family, OITNB, and a number of other LGBT-inclusive programs. Check the GLAAD article above for details on those.

This is amazing! Guess I have to watch this year!