10 Incredible LGBTQ+ Milestones That Happened at the Academy Awards

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Although it may feel like awards show season just ended, it’s already time to start rooting for your favorite actors and movies all over again! The Academy Awards ceremony is, without a doubt, the biggest night in Hollywood, and because so much happened last year, we know that this year is going to be a must-watch.

Moonlight‘s win for Best Picture is going to go down in history for more than one reason. The coming-of-age drama became the first LGBTQ+ film to take home the Oscar for the top category and it made us wonder about all the people who helped pave the way for the LGBTQ+ community. We rounded up some of the biggest milestones that happened at the Oscars for LGBTQ+ creatives, so get ready to feel super inspired.