Queer representation shows up in 75th Emmy noms

“RuPaul’s Drag Race.” Photo via the show’s Facebook page.

The 75th Primetime Emmy Award nominations were announced July 12 and the LGBTQ+ community was well represented.

HBO’s hit series “The Last of Us” had a strong showing with 24 total nominations, including one for star Bella Ramsey in Best Actress in a Drama Series and one for Murray Bartlett for Best Guest Actor in a Drama Series. Ramsey’s co-star and LGBTQ+ ally, Pedro Pascal scored a Best Actor in a Drama Series nod. Nick Offerman, who played Bartlett’s lover also scored a nom for Best Guest Actor in a Drama Series.

RuPaul continued his Emmy dominance with another nine nominations for “RuPaul’s Drag Race” while Netflix’s “Queer Eye” reboot scored six nominations for its latest season.

Queer representation in the Guest Acting categories continued with Nathan Lane and Cherry Jones being nominated for their turns on “Only Murders in the Building” and “Succession,” respectively.

In the limited-series categories, Niecy Nash-Betts locked down a nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her role in “Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story.”

View the full list of 2023 nominees here. You can also view the video announcing them below:

The 75th Primetime Emmy Awards air live Sept. 18 on FOX.

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