More than five million LGBTQ+ adults in the U.S. identify as religious, and believing homosexuality is a sin doesn’t justify hate against the LGBTQ+ community.
Disclosing someone’s sexual orientation or gender identity without their knowledge could have dangerous and unpredictable repercussions, as people will have different reasons for keeping their identity to themselves.
Having established itself as an influential presence in the filmmaking world, the Gotham Film & Media Institute is setting an example that other award circuits could follow.
It's been less than a decade since same-sex marriage was legalized, and people should take action to ensure this right isn't taken.
For the LGBTQ+ community, coming out is not a one-time thing as every new person they meet may react differently.
By treating queer characters with as much care as any other, shows like "She-Ra and the Princesses of Power" can help kids realize their own experiences are valid.