How many Hollywood movies of 2021 feature the LGBTQ community?
The report looked at 77 headlines. It turns out that LGBTQ is only present in 16 of them. This is a slight decrease compared to the previous year.
These sixteen films featured 28 LGBTQ-identified characters. The vast majority of them are homosexual (69%). Most LGBTQ personalities were also white (61%).
Disney has turned out to be the studio with the most films featuring LGBTQ characters. Apply up to five in 2021.
9 films passed the Vito Russo test
GLAAD also reported that only 9 films passed the Russo Vito. For comparison, there were 16 in 2019. These terms are:
The film must feature recognizable LGBTQ characters
– These personalities are not determined solely by their orientation
These characters would have to be so closely related to the plot that their removal would radically change the entire movie
– At least one LGBTQ character can’t be based solely on stereotypes, without an in-depth psychological portrait
These films are:
“West Side Story”
“No time to die”
“The Wise Virgins”
Dear Evan Hansen
In the Heights: Hills of Dreams
Watch the movie No Time To Die
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