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Cate Blanchett says straight actors should be allowed to play LGBTQ characters

Cate Blanchett says she’ll “fight to the death for the right to suspend disbelief and play roles beyond my experience.” Image: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/ Getty Images Hollywood has a long history of straight actors playing LGBTQ personas, and it’s something Cate Blanchett has defended. The Australian actress played a lesbian wife in 2015 movie Carol , and in accordance with the Hollywood Reporte r, she had never been asked about her sexuality until she played an LGBTQ character. SEE ALSO: How LGBTQ people are breaking down barriers to take over…

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