Andrew Garfield Comes Out "Without The Physical Act"

Andrew Garfield Comes Out "Without The Physical Act"

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If you identify as LGBTQ, you're probably familiar with the lingering dread of how different you felt when you were growing up.

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You also probably remember that you really did not decide to be queer.  In fact, you have probably had to tell somebody that you didn't make a choice, or just one day wake up queer.  

Which is why Andrew Garfield's most recent statement at a panel discussion regarding his role in Angels In America is drawing some controversy.

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Well, that's a new one.

Andrew Garfield is currently starring as Prior Walter in the National Theater's production of Angels In America, a gay man living with AIDS in the 1980s: a time when gay men were dying of AIDS at an alarming rate.  

In fact, people with the disease who were performing on Broadway would have a show at 8 pm one night and be dead before the following day's 8 pm performance.  The cloud of death and regret surrounds Kushner's play, with Prior serving as an allegory for the 30 million people who have been lost to the disease.

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