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Golden Globe Nominees Colman Domingo, Rachel Weisz & More on Their Acclaimed Projects

Author: Tracy E. Gilchrist

It was a big year for movies and TV centering stories about queer, BIPOC people, and women. Even with production closed for much of the year due to the Writers Guild of America and SAG-AFTRA striking for protections for artists, from Netflix’s Rustin

Aminah Nieves as Teonna Rainwater in 1923

Paramount+

Steven Yeun as Danny and Ali Wong as Amy in Beef

Netflix

Riley Keough as Daisy Jones in Daisy Jones & the Six

Prime Video

Rachel Weisz as Elliot Mantle in Dead Ringers

Prime Video

Colman Domingo as Bayard Rustin and Johnny Ramey as Elias Taylor in Rustin

Netflix

Natalie Portman as Elizabeth and Julianne Moore as Gracie in May December

Netflix

Alex Borstein as Susie and Rachel Brosnahan as Midge in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Prime Video

Jennifer Lawrence as Maddie in No Hard Feelings

Sony Pictures

Emma Stone as Bella in Poor Things

Searchlight Pictures

Though we chatted with the Ted Lasso

From creator Ron Nyswaner, Showtime’s Fellow Travelers draws a through line from the McCarthy era and the Lavender Scare to the AIDS epidemic to today with its eerie depiction of history repeating. Matt Bomer and Jonathan Bailey star as clandestine lovers on Capitol Hill where they orbit McCarthy and Roy Cohn. Through characters played by Jelani Alladin and Noah J. Ricketts, Fellow Travelers investigates additional scrutiny Black queer people and drag artists historically face. Nyswaner talked to Advocate Channel about telling queer history at a time when craven politicians seek to erase our stories and why depicting gay sex on screen is a political act.

Original Article on The Advocate
Author: Tracy E. Gilchrist

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