Mark Hamill says his famous Jedi character, Luke Skywalker, could be gay. The actor, who starred in the original Star Wars trilogy and most recently in the franchise’s sequel, The Force Awakens, has come out saying that Skywalker’s sexual orientation is open to the viewers interpretations. Talking to The Sun, Hamill said: “Fans are writing […]

Outfest Fusion gives LGBT filmmakers from diverse backgrounds not just a voice — but screen time

Outfest Fusion gives LGBT filmmakers from diverse backgrounds not just a voice — but screen time

As the recent #OscarsSoWhite movement has highlighted, being a person of color in Hollywood isn’t easy. But when that person of color is also an open member of the LGBT community, the experience is even more difficult, and proper access to the industry is doubly difficult. Aiming to ease such hurdles is Outfest Fusion, a […]

Ian McKellen Says Gay Actors Have Also Been “Disregarded”

“No openly gay man has ever won the Oscar. I wonder if that is prejudice or chance,” the British thespian told ‘The Guardian.’ British screen and stage icon Ian McKellen has voiced his support for the current debate raging about diversity in Hollywood and among this year’s Oscar nominations. “As a representative of the industry […]