LGBT Cinema

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Disney Could Have Its Very First Gay Princess

Disney Could Have Its Very First Gay Princess

After many petitions from Disney's fans, through the popular hashtag #GiveElsaAGirlfriend back in 2016, the company could please its fans and finally create a main LGBTI character in one of its upcoming movies next year. All the requests regarding the visibility of the LGBTI collective in Disney movies, might have made the company realize and consider that a princess doesn't necessarily have to…
Ryan Phillippe proud to have played a gay teen on television

Ryan Phillippe proud to have played a gay teen on television

Ryan Phillippe was just a teenager himself back in the early 1990s when he played gay teenager Billy Douglas on the ABC daytime soap opera One Life to Live. It was the actor’s first acting gig and one that 25 years later he’s proud to have on his resume. There had never been a gay teenager portrayed on television at…
7 gay films that were amazing in 2016

7 gay films that were amazing in 2016

Are we living in a golden age of gay film? Possibly. From Pride to Carol to The Danish Girl to Tangerine, the last few years have seen a slew of award-worthy films featuring gay and LGBTI characters. Granted, major films featuring prominent lesbian and trans characters have been sadly thin on the ground this year. That said, representation of gay men on screen has been strong and varied…
5 gay movies from recent years that need to be streamed ASAP

5 gay movies from recent years that need to be streamed ASAP

A new study has shown that fewer than 1% of characters in last year’s top Hollywood movies were LGBTI. Depressing, right? In recent years there have been more than a few incredible examples of this. And most are available to watch on various movie streaming services with the click of a button. 1. Stranger By the Lake (2014) And you thought your taste…
Portrayal Of LGBT Characters In Hollywood Has Actually Gotten Worse

Portrayal Of LGBT Characters In Hollywood Has Actually Gotten Worse

We all love a good movie, but is Hollywood the best option for us? Following the next article, we can see that the statistics don't lie, LGBT community is still poorly portrayed in Hollywood nowadays. Only 17.5% of 126 major movies released in 2015 contained characters who identified as LGBT, according to GLAAD’s 2016 Studio Responsibility Index. GLAAD created the annual…