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In Musical Theatre, 'Gay Minstrelsy' Lives On, Even In 2017

Yes, the representation of LGBTQ+ characters on television has gotten much better over the last decade or so. But in musicals, even new ones, argues Dom O'Hanlon, "you can usually spot the token gay character a mile off. Reduced to a supporting role and often aligned with such stereotypical gay professions as dress designers, makeup […]
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