Why LGBT Representation Didn't Make It Into "The Last Jedi"
"Sexuality in general is not something that's front of mind in any of these movies," writer-director Rian Johnson told BuzzFeed News. "I think [LGBT representation] is one element that we haven't done yet that we need to do." Warning: SPOILERS.
What We Can Learn From The Activism Of "When We Rise"
Cleve Jones, Roma Guy, and Ken Jones came to activism at a time when the the gay movement, the women’s movement, and the civil rights movement were often on very different tracks. The ABC miniseries shows how they found common ground — and why that’s needed in 2017.
There's Never Been A Better Time For "Falsettos"
Falsettos’ radical depiction of gay relationships and chosen families was ahead of its time when it opened on Broadway in 1992. Nearly 25 years later, it’s being revived for a new generation that's living in a world that once seemed like a far-off fantasy.
The Nightmare Behind The Gayest Horror Film Ever Made
After starring in A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge, Mark Patton left Hollywood behind. More than 30 years later, the film has become a homoerotic cult classic — and its leading man is coming to terms with what he calls the "ultimate betrayal."
The Show That's Breaking New Ground For Queer Representation
The CW's post-apocalyptic series The 100 features characters with fluid sexual identities in a world without homophobia. Showrunner Jason Rothenberg spoke to BuzzFeed News about why his bisexual lead won't label herself. SPOILERS through the Season 3 premiere.
The Movie That Taught A Generation Of Misfits To Let Their Freak Flags Fly
The 2003 movie musical Camp showed theater geeks how to own their outcast status. Director and writer Todd Graff, the cast, and Stephen Sondheim tell BuzzFeed News how the film no one wanted to make turned into a queer cult classic.
How The Faster Pace Of "Looking" Season 2 Changes The Show
After a slow-burn first season, the San Francisco-set HBO comedy-drama has become an even richer look at gay life. BuzzFeed News talked to the show’s actors and executive producer about the diversity issue, unlikable characters, and what to expect this year. Minor spoilers ahead.
Everything You Need To Know About “How To Get Away With Murder” Star Jack Falahee
This season’s breakout television star reveals what it’s like to be at the epicenter of a sexual firestorm, the crazy series of events that led to him being cast on the year’s most talked-about new show, and how he almost didn't get the role.
Meet Television's Groundbreaking Intersex Character
In the Season 2 premiere of MTV's Faking It, which explores the spectrum of sexuality, a main character reveals that she was born with an intersex condition. Here's what went into that decision — and why it was so important to get it right. WARNING: This post contains spoilers about the Faking It Season 2 premiere.
What's Next For Karma And Amy After The Shocking Season Finale Of "Faking It"
In an exclusive interview with BuzzFeed, showrunner Carter Covington sets the record straight on Amy's sexuality, Karma's true feelings, and whether these two best friends can ever be something more. WARNING: Major spoilers for the Season 1 finale ahead!
Television May Be Embracing Gay Characters, But Where Is The Same-Sex Intimacy?
While LGBT representation went down slightly in 2013, the bigger problem is how LGBT characters were portrayed. With displays of same-sex affection so invisible, gay characters just aren't on the same footing as their heterosexual counterparts.