How Hollywood Vilifies Gays Essay

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Not only can a man not marry his dog, but a man who chooses to do so must be put down. This is what our conservative society expects to hear from our friends and neighbors and as a consequence expect all to follow that principle. In the film Philadelphia, a bigot group of White Anglo-Saxon Protestants are so intolerable towards homosexual relationships, that they are willing to frame an old friend to get rid of them. Similarly to I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry or Brokeback Mountain, Philadelphia puts the lead homosexual as a protagonist while ignoring the fact that the general view is that of an antagonist. Similar to how a villain fails to win over the charming princess; a gay character is always left at a disadvantage: Andrew …show more content…
CBS Corporation, TimeWarner, Disney, and Fox News are a few that are part of a conglomerate group of conservative companies which run America. The companies aforementioned attempt to assimilate themselves with the most popular and neutral side, but instead reinforce a stereotypical xenophobic message, which in turn makes Hollywood afraid to present itself as un-American. A hypocritical conservative is not something rare, as multi billionaire Donald Trump knows best; he brands himself an extreme conservative and an ideal candidate for presidency, yet he owns the pageant rights to miss USA, a place where girls publicly wear clothes not suited for fine conservative gentlemen.
Hollywood has been known in the past decades to be predominantly conservative but often self labeled liberal. From the beginning of Hollywood films, the homosexual element was often used as a comedic element such as in Some Like It Hot. On other times where a homosexual was shown, he was typically feminized, mentally disturbed, or ferociously depressive. Being gay was viewed literally as a sin, and as a consequence, could never be viewed with a hint of celebration. Besides that fact, the country follows a conservative ideology and the film makers want to make money. No one wants to see a movie about two gay men having sex, so Hollywood does not produce it. Law of Desire was one of those movies which featured a homosexual sex scene so explicit, that audiences became so uncomfortable that they

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