Why aren't there more feelgood gay films? Gay cinema can do drama, comedy, romance, sex and tragedy rather well. But it's not so hot on happy-ever-after endings. The gay character usually winds up dead, or mad. Or mad, then dead. Two films at London's Gay and Lesbian film festival confirmed my fears: both were coming-out stories in which the protagonists die by the age of about
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This post was originally published in November and was most recently updated in April Why simply marathon a good television show when you could marathon a good television show with some element of bisexuality, homosexuality, pansexuality or otherwise non-heterosexuality buried within it? But being snowed in might be your big chance to get to know our girls! Stef and Lena are lesbian foster parents with a shit-ton of kids who are mostly good but also get into a lot of trouble. Family stuff! With a television show.
Till death do us part: why do so many gay films involve a funeral?
A drag queen dies of cancer. A closeted gay man chooses a loveless marriage over a man he loves. An older lesbian woman returns from a brief, joyful sojourn to a life of staleness. A gay man decides to stay in the closet for his career, saying goodbye to his lover. A gay father kills himself after being ostracised.
In October , the Disney Channel broke new ground by broadcasting its first-ever coming out story involving a recurring character. It occurred in its live-action pre-teen drama Andi Mack. Cyrus chooses to do this because beforehand, he helps Jonah recover from a panic attack, leaving both boys feeling close and emotionally vulnerable. The episode was written by openly gay Jewish writer Jonathan Hurwitz, a man who also suffers from panic attacks.