This has been truly evident in how film has depicted queer characters from its earliest days as visual medium.
‘It’s breathtakingly beautiful there – so natural and fresh and extraordinary.’Andrea lives with her boyfriend, artist and Idaho native Joe Appel, whom she met four years ago at the premiere of a Woody Allen film in LA.
Film has also depicted queer people as villains, victims, heroes, and outcasts.
More often than not, films about the LGBT community are made not for those of us within it, but rather viewers who consider themselves a part of the straight world.
‘Let’s face it, it’s definitely better than them saying I’m yesterday’s news.’), but a darling of the industry she undoubtedly is.
Agents fell over themselves in the scramble to sign her, and in the past few months alone she has added to her extensive list of accolades by winning the Best Actress gongs at both the British Independent Film Awards (where, ironically, she beat Meryl Streep for her portrayal of Thatcher in The comment is telling, not only because hardly anyone in image-conscious Los Angeles admits to riding the bus, but also because few actresses who have completed work on a Tom Cruise blockbuster would be seen dead on one.