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Gay For Pay And The Exploitation of Queer Identity

Gay For Pay And The Exploitation of Queer Identity

In a time where the LGBT community is fighting for their rights, their visibility and for their voice to be heard, “Gay for Pay” acts to silence them, and essentially erase their identity as being real.  Because Hollywood and social media are oftentimes the only way cis people experience LGBT people, what “Gay for Pay” does essentially is make the community and the expression a joke.

About Sarah Paulson

About Sarah Paulson

By Jasmine Lowe Industry(ies): Film Years active: 1994–present Hometown: Tampa, Florida What they do/their genre: Actress What they’re most known for: The Post, Ocean’s 8 (2018), American Horror Story, and American Crime Story. Their biggest *splash* (biggest news/controversy): In 2016, she won the Primetime Emmy Award, Critics’ Choice Television Award, TCA Award, Screen Actors Guild Award and Golden Globe Award for…

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About Bobby Berk

About Bobby Berk

By Jasmine Lowe Industry(ies): TV/Entertainment Years active: 2018-Present Hometown: Mount Vernon, Missouri What they do/their genre:  Interior designer, TV personality What they’re most known for: Queer Eye Their biggest *splash* (biggest news/controversy): Berk launched his online store, Bobby Berk Home, in 2006, which has had locations in SoHo, Manhattan, Midtown Miami, Florida, and Midtown Atlanta, Georgia. He later launched Bobby…

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About Karamo Brown

About Karamo Brown

By Jasmine Lowe Industry(ies): TV/Entertainment Years active: 2004-Present Hometown: Houston, Texas What they do/their genre: Television host, reality television personality, psychotherapist, and activist What they’re most known for: Queer Eye Their biggest *splash* (biggest news/controversy): Karamo started his career in television on the MTV reality series The Real World: Philadelphia in 2004, becoming the first out gay black man on reality…

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