In a cover story Sueddeutsche Zeitung magazine This week the magazine attached to the German newspaper Southgerman newspaper, 185 gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) actors and actresses came out publicly, and signed a statement calling for greater LGBT representation in television and films.
185 actors came out in new SZ magazine as lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, non-binary, trans*. What are they with? #behavior Want to achieve – Friday in the new issue of SZ And now under digital https://t.co/GYWsgfjudB pic.twitter.com/Ej84a9W8EQ
– SZ magazine (@szmagazin) February 4, 2021
The cover title reads: “We’re already here.” Inside the magazine, the statement reads: “We define ourselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gay, bisexual and non-binary, among other things. Until now we have not been able to speak openly about our private lives without fear of repercussions in our careers. “.
In the magazine there are also interviews with some of the people who signed the statement, who tell them how agents, directors and producers advised them not to go out, as this could harm their careers and make it difficult for them to accept them in roles of heterosexual characters.
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