Peter Kallinteris Agency Becomes First To Launch Division Dedicated To Queer Talent

Peter Kallinteris Agency Becomes First To Launch Division Dedicated To Queer Talent
Exclusive: The Peter Kallinteris Agency is launching Hollywood’s first talent division, dedicated specifically to diverse artists from the LGBTQ+ community.

The agency’s founder, Peter Kallinteris, made the announcement on Monday.

“Throughout the history of cinema, gays and lesbians have been portrayed in stereotypical roles and both are still often played by straight people,” he said, “but within the broader queer culture, there are subcultures, just as within any community. There are nuances within each that will never find its way in a table read. To create an authentic moment, the space has to be made for those who have lived that life every day. These are their stories, and they should have representation on screen. That’s why this division is so important.

“The queer division of Pka was a natural outgrowth of my own personal evolution coming out as a gay man, then from artist to agent,
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