Thursday, November 20, 2014

Out of the Birdcage: how Mike Nichols made gay culture mainstream

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The Daily Beast has an article on how Mike Nichols' role in the mainstream acceptance of gay culture.

It would be foolish to celebrate Nichols’s impact on gay society by reducing it to the mere fact that he made two big movies—well, one film and one miniseries—about gay people. As a leader, though perhaps an unknowing one, in a Hollywood revolution with a penchant for empowering the outsiders and a keen eye for taste, fabulousness, and strong women, he imbued the community with so much more.

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