Tuesday, December 08, 2009

"Big Love" looks at homosexuality

Excerpts of Report: 'Big Love' Looks At Ex-Gay Movement by On Top Magazine Staff

The HBO drama Big Love is preparing to take a big look at the ex-gay movement and the Mormon Church's relationship with the gay community, Entertainment Weekly reported.

Big Love, the highly-acclaimed drama about a polygamist Mormon family in Utah that stars Bill Paxton and Jeanne Tripplehorn, begins its fourth season on January 10.  ...

Joining the cast this year is Benjamin Koldyke as the character of Dale Tomasson, a gay man undergoing reparative therapy to "pray away the gay." The two men begin an affair....

The gay storyline will "highlight certain aspects of the church's relationship with its gay members that I think, as the story unfolds, is going to cause no [small] amount of controversy," Olsen added.

Gay Entertainment Report is a feature of On Top Magazine and can be reached at ontopmag@ontopmag.com.

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