(Vox) – Murphy recently appeared on the debut episode of Vox culture critic Todd VanDerWerff’s new podcast, I Think You’re Interesting, and he related a painful and personal story about the obstacles and homophobia he had to face before he could represent queer characters onscreen.[…]
They were interested in gay people who were tragic. They were interested if you were gay and you would kill yourself. Or if you would try and commit suicide. They weren’t interested in gay sensibility, or the language of being gay, which is sometimes not just gay characters.