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