Television has come a long way over the years and has proven to be an essential tool for the LGBT community in developing widespread representation and awareness to the world. While we may now take for granted the presence of queer figureheads on TV, less than 30 years ago the mere presence of someone identifying as gay could send viewers into a tailspin, especially as being gay — or gay marriage — was illegal. As a result, things were often noted in code — such as flamboyancy or dress sense — in order to represent their sexuality, with kissing and romance happening off the screen. But there were moments that paved the way for greater acceptance — allowing people to finally feel seen for the way they want to love. For Metro. Here are just some of the characters and shows that broke new ground in bringing lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer stories to our screens.
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New York-based photographer and visual artist Braden Summers travelled around the globe to create a beautiful photo series representing romantic scenes exclusively with gay couples. Ethnically appropriate models were used in most of the cases only to assure the safety of real LGBTQ members. Summers is eager to continue the project, travelling around the globe to expand our understanding of the beauty and diversity of love. Source: bradensummers. In general French citizens are thinner. They structure their meals in a way that its healthier, therefore they weigh less. They dont have American fatty foods either…But I get your point, these people are flawless, totally staged.
Since then, there have been dozens of gay kisses in TV shows and movies , but there needs to be more. Compared to heterosexual kisses in the media, of which there have been hundreds of thousands, same-sex relationships on screen have been historically underrepresented, so we took it upon ourselves to highlight 20 same-sex kisses that have changed TV and movie history for the better. The first same-sex kiss was in the silent film, Wings , an Oscar-winning romance war movie, which showed two male soldiers kissing in the trenches of World War I.
Are you looking for a royal-commoner romance? A fake marriage? Over the years, these tales of queer happily ever afters have brought me much joy and comfort.