Hollywood Needs To Stop Using “Bait” LGBTQ Characters

Dumbledore in Fantastic Beats and Holdo in Star Wars

Harry Potter has recently come under fire for creating and publicizing an LGBT character – in this case, Albus Dumbledore – while denying him proper onscreen representation. However, this same bait-and-switch is present in some of the biggest film franchises in Hollywood – and it needs to stop.

J.K. Rowling finished writing Harry Potter in 2007, with final installment of the movie franchise, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, released in 2011. But since then, the franchise has shown no signs of dying out. In fact, if anything, Harry Potter and the wizarding world that Rowling created has only grown in popularity, thanks in no small ...

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Hollywood Needs To Stop Using “Bait” LGBTQ Characters

Dumbledore in Fantastic Beats and Holdo in Star Wars

Harry Potter has recently come under fire for creating and publicizing an LGBT character – in this case, Albus Dumbledore – while denying him proper onscreen representation. However, this same bait-and-switch is present in some of the biggest film franchises in Hollywood – and it needs to stop.

J.K. Rowling finished writing Harry Potter in 2007, with final installment of the movie franchise, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, released in 2011. But since then, the franchise has shown no signs of dying out. In fact, if anything, Harry Potter and the wizarding world that Rowling created has only grown in popularity, thanks in no small ...

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The post Hollywood Needs To Stop Using “Bait” LGBTQ Characters appeared first on Screen Rant.

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