Guy Branum’s memoir was published. My Life as a GoddessSonia Baghdady was seated with the actor and producer. Make an appointment now To discuss queer and plus size representation and how audiences, creators, and all stakeholders can advocate for these communities.
Guy Branum| Guy Branum
Branum stated that fat people are often portrayed in media as either the butt or a distraction to someone else’s story.
Fat characters are rarely given agency or desires and are often not the protagonists of their stories. Branum believes that most audiences would prefer it this way.
“I believe a lot of people would love to imagine a universe where fat people do not exist, in the same way as for a long time gay people and trans persons didn’t exist except to be the buttof the joke,” he says.
Branum was co-producer for the blockbuster summer blockbuster BrosThis was the first queer romantic comedy to be released theatrically by major studios. Branum knows the importance of the film, and believes it can be beneficial for both straight and queer people.
“I believe straight people (cis) will not see us as real until they understand our…