From Crazy Rich Asians to Crazy Ex-Girlfriend – unforgettable LGBT characters played by Asian-American actors

From Leah Lewis’s lesbian student in Netflix’s The Half of It to Alex Landi’s groundbreaking gay surgeon in Grey’s Anatomy – and not forgetting Nico Santos iconic turn in Crazy Rich Asians – these 5 faces are challenging Hollywood gender roles, on screen and off.

The LGBTQ+ movement is gaining increasing recognition from Hollywood. Numerous celebrities have supported the movement and diverse genders have become more prominent in TV shows and movies.

This change is thanks in part to the notable actors who play LGBTQ+ roles and those who openly embrace their LGBTQ+ identity. So who are the Asian-American actors we can thank for diversifying Hollywood? Click the link below to see the list.

Read more via South China Morning Post

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