While LGBTQ-inclusive policies and politics may have slowed, the queer entertainment we have access to has grown by leaps and bounds. From movie theaters to streaming services and, in many cases, both , there is now a vast menu of stories in which lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer viewers can see themselves— so much so that this list was tough to curate. This is something to celebrate. There's nothing safe about this HBO series, which fearlessly confronts youth addiction amid a shockingly modern adolescent landscape, rich with queer humanity.
Jack Wrangler dies at 62; 1970s gay porn star
Jack Wrangler, icon of gay porn in the '70s, dies - Los Angeles Times
Since the transition into the modern-day gay rights movement , homosexuality has appeared more frequently in American film and cinema. One of the current challenges in LGBTQ cinema is ensuring that LGBTQ actors are employed to play queer roles; roles that have been historically almost exclusively been portrayed by straight actors, complicating real representation for gay people among fictional characters. The first notable suggestion of homosexuality on film was in , when two men were shown dancing together in the William Kennedy Dickson motion picture The Dickson Experimental Sound Film , commonly labeled online and in three published books as The Gay Brothers. Oftentimes male characters intended to be identified as gay were flamboyant, effeminate, humorous characters on film. Lesbian characters did not have a title like gay men, but were still associated with crossdressing, a deep voice, and having a stereotypically masculine job. The first erotic kiss between two members of the same sex in a film was in Cecil B.
Jonah Falcon, Man With 13.5-Inch Penis, Offers Jon Hamm Advice On Battle With His Bulge
Although the COVID pandemic threw a Hulk-sized wrench into the finely laid plans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe 's Phase 4, it seems as though the multi-billion dollar franchise is looking to get things back on track in The series was originally supposed to debut in August of , but postponing until March 19 only caused anticipation to climb. While the trailer certainly gave fans a taste of what's to come, there are still a lot of unknowns about what will happen. Who knows? But here are some fan theories to hold you over until we find out for sure.
Based on the theme park attraction of the same name, Pirates of the Caribbean follows the travels and adventures of Captain Jack Sparrow, who has come across with all types of characters — both heroes and villains — and a couple of curses along the way. As the films evolved so did the characters, with most of them leaving the franchise at some point, but Jack Sparrow remained as the lead and connecting link between all films. Jack Sparrow was originally envisioned as a supporting character, but the success of the first film made way for a bigger role for Jack in subsequent films.