She first jumped to stardom with Hard Candy, torturing Patrick Wilson's pedophile desires, and mostly with Juno, for which she was nominated for an Oscar.She came out in 2014 when filming her latest movie Freeheld, and since then she has been a very critical voice about LGBT Rights and Hollywood.
If there is a country in Europe that has changed much in just a few years towards LGBT rights and equality, that country is Portugal.
But this advance was not done without its ups and downs, with the scale pending between politics and public opinion.
There is no year that passes by without Oscar nominations, and there are no Oscar nominations that pass by without its controversial choices.
This year of 2016 is no exception, but there is at least one thing to applaud: this list of nominations is one of the gayest ever.
Given Star Wars is the trend this month of December 2015, with the new Episode VII: The Force Awakens in theatres, there is a lot of talk around the introduced characters and theories for the future of the franchise - including a juicy probability of a gay relationship. A group of young LGBT activists in London travel to support and work together with the miners on strike during the year of 1984.
It is a simple plot summary but 'Pride' (2014) is much more than a comedy and a drama, it is one of the best movies ever made concerning LGBTQI+ rights Marvel has yet another addition to its queer characters: Iceman.
The news spread out around the web after the publication of Uncanny X-Men No.
600, on 4 November 2015, where the Iceman character comes out as gay. Spartan military training separated groups of men together for long periods of time and it is believed that they were encouraged to engage in sexual activities with each other so they would fight stronger and harder for their partners.
Football continues to be the main sport's medium where being gay is commonly unaccepted.
Although a few gay footballers and rugby players have come out in recent years, most of them did it after their sports career was over, like Gareth Thomas and Thomas Hitzlsperger.
I am going to pull a Martin Luther King moment now and say that I have a big dream. Who does not have that favorite book or that favourite movie about the coming out process, or about being gay?