Many have said that it is unfair to cast straight actors in these roles when there are already so few LGBTQ+ parts, especially as gay actors are rarely cast in straight roles.
Benedict Cumberbatch has shared his thoughts on straight actors playing gay roles in TV and film.
“The series has also unashamedly cast gay people in straight roles.
“Do we have to explain all our private moments in our sexual history? I don’t think so.”
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