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02/24/2013 09:07 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Academy Awards 2013: The Queerest Oscar Moments Of All Time

From "Best Supporting Actress" to "Best Adapted Screenplay," some of Hollywood's A-listers and even the most obscure films will be recognized this evening.

Of course, the Academy Awards are well-known in some circles by the unofficial nickname "the gay Super Bowl," and for good reason. The Oscars' appeal for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) viewers is certainly significant -- and we're not just talking glittery fashions.

In honor of the 85th Academy Awards, HuffPost Gay Voices decided to take a look at the queerest Oscar moments, rounding up clips from Ellen DeGeneres, Dustin Lance Black, Marlon Brando, James Franco and more.

Take a look:

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The Gayest Oscar Moments
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