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Dorian Awards Nominees: Gay and Lesbian Critics’ Picks for Film and TV

This year's awards season continued yesterday, January 15, as the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association announced the 2014 nominees for its Dorian Awards — which honor "the best of film and TV" and are named "with a nod to the great and gay wit Oscar Wilde."

Here are the nominees who should feel especially gay today — in the original sense of the word, people!

Film of the Year
American Hustle
Blue is the Warmest Color
Dallas Buyers Club
Laurence Anyways
12 Years a Slave

Film Performance of the Year – Actor
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street
Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave
James Franco, Spring Breakers
Jared Leto, Dallas Buyer Club
Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

Film Performance of the Year – Actress
Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
Sandra Bullock, Gravity
Judi Dench, Philomena
Adele Exarchopoulos, Blue is the Warmest Color
Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave

LGBT Film of the Year
Blue is the Warmest Color
Dallas Buyers Club
Kill Your Darlings
Laurence Anyways
Foreign Language Film of the Year
Blue is the Warmest Color
The Great Beauty
The Hunt
I'm So Excited!
Laurence Anyways
Out in the Dark

Documentary of the Year
(theatrical release, TV airing or DVD release)
The Act of Killing
I Am Divine
20 Feet from Stardom

Campy Flick of the Year
August: Osage County
The Canyons
The Great Gatsby
I'm So Excited!

Unsung Film of the Year
Frances Ha
In a World…
Kill Your Darlings
Short Term 12
The Spectacular Now

Visually Striking Film of the Year
(honoring a production of stunning beauty, from art direction to cinematography)
Inside Llewyn Davis
Laurence Anyways
The Great Gatsby

TV Drama of the Year
American Horror Story: Coven
Behind the Candelabra
Breaking Bad
Mad Men
Orange Is the New Black

TV Comedy of the Year
The Big Bang Theory
Getting On
Ja'mie: Private School Girl
Modern Family

TV Performance of the Year – Actor
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Michael Douglas, Behind the Candelabra
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

TV Performance of the Year – Actress
Vera Farmiga, Bates Motel
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Coven
Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
Taylor Schilling, Orange Is the New Black
Kerry Washington, Scandal
Robin Wright, House of Cards

TV Musical Performance of the Year
Shirley Bassey, "Goldfinger," 82nd Academy Awards
Neil Patrick Harris, "Bigger," 67th Annual Tony Awards
Jane Krakowski, "Theme from Rural Juror," 30 Rock
Jessica Lange and cast, "The Name Game," American Horror Story: Asylum
Lea Michele, "To Make You Feel My Love," Glee

LGBT TV Show of the Year
Behind the Candelabra
Modern Family
Orange Is the New Black
RuPaul's Drag Race

Campy TV Show of the Year
American Horror Story: Coven
Behind the Candelabra
House of Versace

Unsung TV Show of the Year
The Carrie Diaries
Cougar Town
Getting On
Orphan Black

The We're Wilde About You (Rising Star Award)
Adele Exarchopoulos
Dane DeHaan
Laverne Cox
Lupita Nyong'o
Tatiana Maslany

Wilde Wit of the Year
(honoring a performer, writer or commentator whose observations both challenge and amuse)
Rachel Maddow
Bill Maher
Kate McKinnon
Dan Savage
Amy Schumer

Wilde Artist of the Year
(honoring a truly groundbreaking force in the fields of film, theater and/or television)
Alfonso Cuaron
Xavier Dolan
James Franco
Spike Jonze
Steve McQueen

Timeless Award
(to an actor or performer whose exemplary career is marked by character, wisdom and wit)
Lily Tomlin

Dan Clarendon is an assistant editor at Wetpaint Entertainment. Follow him on Twitter and Google+!