LGBTQIA Entertainment Roundup

By A. Faulkner

Hollywood films ‘had fewer LGBT characters in 2017’

“The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) found that 12% of mainstream releases featured LGBT characters last year.
That was down from 18% in 2016 and is the lowest level recorded by GLAAD, which started the index six years ago.”

How Pose Prevailed Against Hollywood’s Transphobia and Racism

“Pose has already made history as the first network television show to feature multiple transgender women as series regulars. But the existence of the production — which centers on the ball culture of 1980s New York, a la Paris Is Burning — had a long and uncertain journey to Hollywood, as did Canals himself…”

Gender capitalist Rain Dove unveils video campaign to combat ‘gross’ body hair ideals

“Model and activist Rain Dove has unveiled a video campaign that aims to tackle the way society views personal grooming.
Their ultimate goal is to squash the idea that visible body hair can’t be ‘feminine’ and that people must look a certain way in order to be desirable. “


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