role reversals

Stop Making Lesbian Actress Miriam Margolyes Play A Lesbian

I don’t like playing lesbians. I am a lesbian, but I don’t like playing them. I loath kissing women on stage or on screen. Absolutely loathe it. And I’ll tell you why, it’s because I don’t want them to think that I fancy them.

—Miriam Margolyes, the 69-year-old British lesbian actress (Madame Morrible in London’s Wicked, Professor Sprout in Harry Potter 2), has on-screen sexual preferences [via]