15 Films That Ticked Off Gay Audiences

BY Advocate.com Editors

April 23 2010 2:35 PM ET

PROTESTED THE LAUGHING POLICEMAN X390 (PUBLICITY) | ADVOCATE.COMDressed to Kill (1980)

Brian De Palma is known for pushing buttons in his movies, but this story of a therapist who assumes the role of a murdering transsexual whenever he becomes sexually frustrated was deemed offensive by gay and trans activists. Interestingly, that proposed boycott of the film never caught on — it was overshadowed by complaints that Angie Dickinson had used a Penthouse model as a body double for her nude scene.

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