The Year Of The Gay Character (Yes, Again)

Gay characters have been prominently featured in Hollywood films for years, of course, but this season, there’s a distinctly different angle being played up. Gone are the gay sidekick, the wingman, the effeminate comic relief, and in their place is a slew of complete dramatic characters whose lives and loves are just as much of interest as any heterosexual protagonist. Oh, and did we mention that they’re all being played by straight people?