February 1, 2016 at 2:17 pm EST | by Mariah Cooper
SAG Awards honors Tambor, Aduba for LGBT roles
(Screenshot courtesy of YouTube)

(Screenshot courtesy of YouTube)

The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards awarded the best in film and television for 2015 on Saturday, including notable LGBT achievements.

Jeffrey Tambor won Best Actor for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Maura Pfefferman in “Transparent.” In his acceptance speech Tambor told the crowd he recognized his character had privilege that other trans people do not have.

“I’d just like to dedicate this award to the non-Maura Pfeffermans, who don’t have a lot of cash, for their operations, for their medicine, for their freedom,” Tambor says.

Uzo Aduba won Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor for her role as Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren on “Orange is the New Black.” The cast of “Orange is the New Black” also won for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.

Queen Latifah also won Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries for her portrayal of bisexual blues singer Bessie in the film of the same name. Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role went to Alicia Vikander for her role as Gerda Wegener in “The Danish Girl.”

Other awards included Leonardo DiCaprio winning Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role in a Theatrical Motion Picture for “The Revenant” and Brie Larson receiving Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role in a Theatrical Motion Picture for “Room.”

For a complete list of winners, visit here.

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