There hasn’t been a single trans character in a major Hollywood film for four years
There hasn’t been a single trans or non-binary character in a major Hollywood film for four years, proving Hollywood still has a long way to go towards LGBT+ representation.
LGBT+ media advocacy organisation GLAAD released its ninth annual Studio Responsibility Index Thursday (15 July), which tracks the representation of queer characters released by eight major Hollywood studios in 2020.
The study found that there were no trans or non-binary characters represented in any of the 44 films released by the eight largest film studios. According to GLAAD, this is the fourth year in a row that trans and non-binary characters were completely absent from any major theatrical film releases.
The report noted this “remains one of the more glaring ways mainstream studios continue to lag behind other forms of entertainment