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The 2022 Emmy nominations are jam-packed with surprises and queer talent

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announced this morning by the actors J.B. Smoove and Melissa Fumero, highlights the best of the best.To Queerty‘s delight, some of our personal queer and queer-adjacent favorites scored major nominations (The White Lotus, Hacks, RuPaul’s Drag Race, Yellowjackets etc…), and we’re pleased to report plenty of LGBTQ talent is represented in the lineup.Below, we’ve got a round-up of the nominees in the major categories—as well as some hot takes on who (and who didn’t) make the cut.

You can see a complete list of nominees on the Emmys website, and don’t miss the live show, airing Monday, Sept. 12 on NBC.Queerty’s Hot Takes: Well, we’ve got to shout out Hacks here—one of TV’s queerest ensembles with a killer sophomore season.

But how about newcomer Abbott Elementary claiming its place as the sole network series among all the nominees? Huzzah! And even our cold, dead vampire hearts are warmed by that What We Do In The Shadows nom.Queerty’s Hot Takes: Pleased to report that a lot of the Drama nominees have “Big Queer Energy,” including Euphoria and Stranger Things, as well as the buzzed-about Yellowjackets and the wholly surprising Severance.

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