Michaela Jae Rodriguez
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For years, the only time you could see LGBT people in film was either in broad comedy or melodramatic tragedies. Our repository of queer images trended toward the foppish best friend or the disease-stricken pariah. But with major LGBT films raking in awards in recent years—Brokeback Mountain, Moonlight, Call Me by Your Name—America has finally begun to recognize that the queer experience is just as rich a basis for cinematic experience as any other. Finally, we are in the golden age of queer film representation!

The new queer-inclusive Hulu original flips the old formula on its head and centers female pleasure. 

January 14 2022 3:40 PM

An activist, diplomat and groundbreaker, Poitier portrayed Black characters that weren’t stereotypical.

January 12 2022 4:20 PM

The comedy legends wrote and star in a send-up of holiday romcoms that also pointedly addresses years of erasure of queer characters in such films. 

December 25 2021 4:07 PM

“The Alice in Wonderland element and going through the looking glass spoke to my little gay boy heart.”

December 22 2021 12:28 PM

The out stars of the hit Netflix holiday flick chat with The Advocate about what making a gay holiday movie means to them. 

December 20 2021 6:53 PM

In a first-person account for Variety, Blake Stuerman recounted his version of his relationship with the embattled X-Men director.

December 20 2021 2:50 PM