11/09/2014 09:43 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Was It Good For The Gays: ‘The Birdcage'

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, a look at Mike Nichols‘ comedy, The Birdcage.

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