Are straight Hollywood actors who play gay roles at least bi
Hollywood has a historical homophobia problem. In Full Service , Scotty Bowers writes that Novarro loved oral sex so much he referred to semen as "honey. But to completely label that all of them are is just ignorant. Mayer's office when he insisted that Haines give up his relationship with his lover, Jimmy Shields.
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- Quite understandably, the stars have argued that their private lives are their own business. Queer folks can lead the charge, whether as consumers or entertainment insiders, by continuing to talk to straight friends and allies about the historical and current implications of the issues, and the impact of choosing whether or not to financially support certain productions, thus encouraging them to push Hollywood to better employ LGB actors.
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- You better believe it: not one of today's Hollywood A-list is, was or ever has been, a homosexual.
Tu agrees that applauding straight actors for playing gay roles suggests an inherent negativity attached to LGB character and storylines. You will be redirected back to your article in seconds. Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile. It came days after a story on Hollywood news and gossip site The Wrap quoting director Steven Soderbergh as saying that Behind the Candelabra , his new biopic of entertainer Liberace, was turned down by every studio as "too gay".
Yet the Gay for Pay Problem has not had the same attention, at least in the recent past, as other ways that Hollywood is willing to tell stories from marginalized groups without hiring marginalized people. Update newsletter preferences.