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GLAAD's 2015 'Studio Responsibility Index' reported that many major Hollywood studios are failing to feature complex LGBT characters.
And it really should, too.
As Glaad calls Disney out for not including LGBT characters in their recent movies, fans petition Disney to give Elsa a gay romance in Frozen 2.
Yesterday GLAAD released its annual report on LGBT representation in Hollywood, and Disney received a failing grade for not including a single LGBT character in any of its 2015 films. Thankfully, twitter user and Feminist Culture founder Alexis Isabel has a suggestion for how Disney can improve that grade: #GiveElsaAGirlfriend.
In today’s Episode 8 Bits: New aerial footage reveals the Millennium Falcon on a mysterious set… …and clear photos of that set reveals something else. GLAAD wants Star Wars: Episode 8 to include gay characters. Prince William and Prince Harry may have cameo roles in Episode 8. Show More Summary
But one pro-family leader says GLAAD wouldn't be happy even if ;Hollywood could make all of its characters LGBTQetc.'
GLAAD criticized Disney for its lack of LGBT representation in its films in the past year, and suggested a gay romance in "Star Wars" could help fix the problem.
Although some might argue that the bromance between Poe and Finn in The Force Awakens has some subtle queer undertones in its own right, GLAAD is calling for the franchise to introduce an openly non-heterosexual character. Read more...
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This morning GLAAD released its annual report on diversity and LGBT representation, measuring the 126 movie releases by the major Hollywood studios in 2015. As part of its classification of material under a “studio responsibility index,”...Show More Summary
After Star Wars: The Force Awakens was released in December there was immediately speculation that two of the characters, specifically John Boyega’s Finn and Oscar Isaac’s Poe Dameron, were actually homosexual. That’s yet to be proven, but the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) have now come out and, as part of a new... Show More Summary
GLAAD released its fourth annual Studio Responsibility Index (SRI) today, a report card gauging representations of LGBT people in films released by major Hollywood studios last year.
In its annual Studio Responsibility Index, GLAAD found that movies LGBT characters are still too often reduced to tokens and punchlines. One franchise ripe for inclusion? Star Wars.
Though the Star Wars saga isn’t explicitly about romantic relationships, it has featured a surprisingly wide array of them. There’s the surprise of Han and Leia, the incestuous thrill of Luke and Leia, and even the star-crossed loveShow More Summary
Hollywood has always been bad at representing LGBT characters, but it looks like 2015 was a new low. A study by GLAAD of 126 studio movies released in 2015 found that only 22 titles (17.5 percent) had characters identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, and/or transgender. Show More Summary
No Disney movies had gay characters last year, which GLAAD wants to change with Star Wars: Episode VIII.
Every year, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) releases a “Studio Responsibility Index” that analyses the visibility of LGBT characters in the last year of movies. It was not a great year for Disney—but GLAAD has pointed to a galaxy far, far away where they could easily make some improvements. Read more...
GLAAD's study has found that it's still a struggle "to find any marked improvement in the representation of LGBT lives on the silver screen."