QUEER VOICES

Was It Good For The Gays: ‘Mysterious Skin'

04/14/2015 10:18 am ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016

If you’re going to make a movie about queer people, you’re likely going to get a divisive response. Does it reinforce negative stereotypes? Does it provide an accurate cross-section of the diverse LGBT community? How many think pieces will it incite? In this regular column, we’ll look at depictions of queers in cinema and ask, Was It Good For The Gays? Today we look at Gregg Araki‘s 2004 drama, Mysterious Skin.

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