“Should Straight Actors Play LGBTQ+ Roles?” Ask Me Anything

In my last “Ask Me Anything” column, I answer a question about the importance of LGBTQ+ representation in media. Almost immediately the same follow-up question came in from a lot people. So, in something of a “Part 2”, today’s column will answer this contentious question:

“Should straight and/or cisgender actors play LGBTQ+ roles?”

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Jamie Arpin-Ricci

Jamie Arpin-Ricci

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Jamie Arpin-Ricci is a bisexual author & activist with more than 25 years experience living at the intersection of faith, sexuality, and justice.