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Queer Actors Do it Best: Set the Stage Aflame!

Nuanced queer art requires queer artists

Screenshot of Will (Eric McCormack) and Jack (Sean Hayes) from TV series “Will and Grace.” McCormack is straight, Hayes is gay.

When actor/filmmaker James Patrick Nelson was a kid, he sometimes watched Will and Grace with his dad, who knew Jamie was gay and tried (but sometimes didn’t know quite know how) to be supportive. In fact, the night teenage Jamie came out as gay, his dad said, “Be Will instead of Jack.” Be the gay man played by a…

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Amplifying LGBTQ voices through the art of storytelling

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James Finn

James Finn

James Finn is a columnist for the LA Blade, a former Air Force intelligence analyst, an alumnus of Act Up NY, and an agented but unpublished novelist.

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