Queer Film Challenge 2018
Week 13: A film starring someone I consider to be a queer icon
When I was a sophomore in college, savvy internet advertising and word of mouth convinced me to watch American Horror Story: Asylum as it aired. At the same time, I binged American Horror Story: Murder House on Netflix. Even though I had seen Tootsie years before, I didn’t recognize Jessica Lange and knew literally nothing about her - but after the one-two punch of Constance Langdon and Sister Jude Martin, I was hooked.
Her pre-Ryan Murphy career is of course nothing to sneeze at (two Oscars, folks) but I’d be willing to bet that the majority of her queer fans are the ones…