February 23, 2011 at 2:34 pm EDT | by Joey DiGuglielmo
81st Annual Academy Awards – Show

The screenplay category may be Oscar's gayest award — when Dustin Lance Black won for 'Milk,' he was the third known openly gay man to win in that category. (Photo courtesy of AMPAS)

(EDITORS NOTE: NO ONLINE, NO INTERNET, EMBARGOED FROM INTERNET AND TELEVISION USAGE UNTIL THE CONCLUSION OF THE LIVE OSCARS TELECAST) during the 81st Annual Academy Awards held at Kodak Theatre on February 22, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.

Joey DiGuglielmo is the Features Editor for the Washington Blade.

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