It’s Oscar Nominations day, and the timeline is full of gay vitriol.
Why, you ask? Well, because of all the people nominated, certain actresses that are deeply important to the queer community (AHEM Lady Gaga) are conspicuous without a nomination.
Well, we just won’t be having that. Not at all. Not even a little bit.
Let’s start with the first big problem: Ruth Negga’s queer-as-hell performance in Passing was somehow not nominated. Wait…what? Are you sure about that?
no ruth negga in passing …. the medium hit a wall ….
— hunter harris (@hunteryharris) February 8, 2022
Ruth Negga not receiving a Best Supporting Actress nomination for her exquisitely layered performance in PASSING will go down as the biggest Oscars snub of the year. pic.twitter.com/gQIV6ZRCBV
— Isaac Feldberg (@isaacfeldberg) February 8, 2022
Not nominating Ruth Negga … No taste. None.
— A Shady Dame From Seville (@SorayaMcDonald) February 8, 2022
But surely Tessa Thompson in that same film was…no? Oh…ok…
The Oscars really snubbed Ruth Negga, Jennifer Hudson and Tessa Thompson pic.twitter.com/Om480YMmdM
— BLACK LIVES MATTER (@willowhalliwell) February 8, 2022
Well surely Lady Gaga got a nom for her electric portrayal of Patrizia Reggiani in House of Gucci, yes?
Lady Gaga is still an academy award winner and that’s all that matters
— gaga (@thegagasource_) February 8, 2022
All this feels a little too close for comfort if you ask us.
The Ruth Negga Oscars omission brings back memories of the Carol best pic omission ie trauma
— Murtada Elfadl (@ME_Says) February 8, 2022
But here’s the real question on everyone’s mind:
Is Che Diaz gonna host the Oscars
— gabrielle korn (@Gabrielle_Korn) February 8, 2022
There’s only one tweet that can make up for this travesty, and it’s this one:
I’m nominated for best actress and my tits are nominated for best supporting actress
— aurora… (@silicone_angel) February 8, 2022