“People are far more concerned about gay male erasure than a lack of lesbian representation” When Disney announced that straight male actor Jack Whitehall was to play a camp, gay character in Jungle Cruise, Twitter went into meltdown, questioning why the role wasn’t given to a gay actor. People were angry. Continue Reading
“I honestly do not remember the encounter…” Hollywood star Kevin Spacey has apologised and ‘come out’ as gay after accusations he made a drunken sexual advance toward a child actor. The actor has faced criticism from Hollywood and beyond, with some accusing him of trying to use his long-awaited ‘revelation’ concerning Continue Reading
Actor reveals playing gay character has “led to type-casting” Rob James-Collier, 41, has said his role as the hair-slicked hearth-throb gay butler Thomas Barrow in the internationally successful show Downtown Abbey has limited career opportunities in America. The actor told the Radio Times that characters played by his colleagues on Downtown Continue Reading
Former Harry Potter star criticizes film industry for failing to encourage diversity.
A new study has suggested inequality is “entrenched” in Hollywood, with women, minorities and LGBT people among those excluded.
Media watchdog GLAAD finds glaring lack of LGBT images in film releases by seven of the largest studios during 2015.
A damning new report finds that an ‘epidemic of invisibility’ runs top to bottom through the industry for women, minorities and LGBT people.
Once it would have been career suicide, but Hollywood star Ellen Page is convinced that “the best decision I ever took” was to come out.
The Oscar nominated film based on the transgender pioneer, Lili Elbe, and starring Eddie Redmayne, has been pulled from cinemas in six Arab countries over complaints of ‘xmoral depravity’.
ABC television network have refused to show a trailer for the film Carol unless a non-explicit nudity scene suggesting sex between the two lead female characters is edited out.