In Quotes

Greg Berlanti says gay execs were especially damaging to LGBTQ acceptance in Hollywood

On gay executives’ reluctance to cast queer performers:

“Early on in my career there were gay execs and gay casting people who were the least likely to let me cast an actor they knew was gay in a straight part. These were the individuals who knew how important it would be.”

On when Hollywood will truly be inclusive:

“[When] the majority of rooms I walk into—executive suites or writers rooms or production floors—look and feel like the rest of America.”— Out writer, director and producer Greg Berlanti, speaking to The Hollywood Reporter for its “50 Agents of Change” feature.

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