15 LGBT Directors You Should Know About – Raindance

10 years ago, Brokeback Mountain burst on the scene as a major gay classic. It was an independent film, and was considered a huge gamble for everyone involved -especially its two lead actors- due to its subject matter. Flash forward to today: Behind the Candelabra went to HBO because every major Hollywood studio turned it down for being too gay -despite the incredible star power of its creative team. In a time when being out in Hollywood is not as much of a liability as it was in the time of Rock Hudson, here are 15 LGBT filmmakers you should know about.

Read the rest on the Raindance blog.

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