But if lesbian behaviour — or women's reporting of it, in any case — is now increasingly common, why aren't there more gay women in broadcast and print media? Now it's OK to be a lesbian - so long as you're hot and white As more LGBT young women make their way into the media spotlight, Kaite Welsh points out there's still a double standard at play Cara Delevingne is openly bisexual. And we need to demand — not just ask — that representation of our community celebrates our deviations from the norm as well as our similarities to it. But she argued that once gay women reach a certain age, the media allows them to front primetime shows. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. Has it ever been a better time to be a gay woman in the entertainment industry? She described how fashion PRs deny Diva magazine clothes for shoots, and are reluctant to see their celebrity clients' sexuality foregrounded by appearing on the cover of Diva.
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A ctor, comedian and journalist Liz Carr is disabled and in her 40s and says: Czyzselska suggested the media should make more casual references to sexuality, such as female television presenters flirting with other women on screen, as so often happens between talk-show hosts and their opposite-sex interviewees, and called for newspapers and magazines to include columns about everyday gay experiences, such as married lesbian life. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. One day, maybe I too can get paid for making puns about buns or being the cleverest person in the room! No wonder news anchor Jane Hill recently spoke out in praise of the countless role models that young lesbian and bisexual women have in the media today.