“This year’s crop of films proudly marches into what may be LGBTQ history, with no less than 10 releases — many of them Oscar contenders — boasting one or more queer lead roles. Consider “Aftersun,” “Bros,” “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” “The Inspection,” “I Wanna Dance With Somebody,” “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery,” “My Policeman,” “Spoiler Alert,” “Tár” and “The Whale.” And if you add in writer-director Sarah Polley’s “Women Talking,” based on Miriam Toews’ novel, there’s a supporting character many may interpret as a trans man.

Can this profusion be proof of societal progress?…”

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Written by local author DANIEL VAILLANCOURT