The Hallmark Channel has become must-watch television. As soon as the leaves start to turn in the fall, the network starts to tease viewers about what's to come each Christmas. Every year, the channel releases more and more original Christmas movies. In alone, they released 40 new films for the holiday season. But, of course, not all of Hallmark Channel's projects are Christmas-related.
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Take a look back at these Hollywood icons in their early days to see how far they've come in their careers—and how little they've visibly aged. See the gallery. Starting with the legalisation of gay sex in private for adults over 21 years old this film moves quickly through the history of male homosexuality in the UK. Looking at the wider impact on society it covers the reduction of the age of consent, the first gay characters in sitcoms right through to the modern events of gaydar. At times this is its downside because it does throw garish images onto the screen with abandon and perhaps has details that are too specific considering the breath of the topic it is trying to cover.
Since its launch in , Channel 4 has operated under a remit that demands that it serves the "tastes and interests not generally catered for" by other UK broadcasters. While gay content has far from saturated its schedules, and while an inventory of the gay-themed items it has showcased since the early s may, rather dispiritingly, still be produced with relative ease, C4 has at least attempted to articulate a response to the viewing needs and desires of an increasingly visible queer community, if only by acknowledging that such a community exists and should be represented in a percentage of its shows. In the years since its inception, the channel has allowed for greater gay, lesbian, and bisexual visibility than its terrestrial competitors in both its fictional and documentary output. Channel 4's Brookside , conceived as a "grittier" alternative to ITV's long-running Coronation Street , featured both the first gay character in a UK soap opera, from to , and terrestrial television's first pre-watershed lesbian kiss, in
The gay rights movement in the United States has seen huge progress in the last century, and especially the last two decades. Laws prohibiting homosexual activity have been struck down; lesbian, gay and bisexual individuals are now allowed to serve openly in the military transgender individuals were allowed to serve openly from until March , when a new ban was put in place. And same-sex couples can now legally get married and adopt children in all 50 states. But it has been a long and bumpy road for gay rights proponents, who are still advocating for employment, housing and transgender rights. During his U.