IMDb can you please set up a genre for "Gay/LGBT" movies?

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IMDb can you please set up a genre for "Gay/LGBT" movies? Thank you.
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Ryan Major

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It isn't really a genre though is it? It is more of a theme, isn't it? In which case it seems better dealt with through keywords (and lists?).
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If you click this page http://www.imdb.com/genre/ and look at the third category on the right hand side where it says "Explore By Keyword", you'll see that it shows up there. Emperor is correct in that it is a keyword, and not an actual genre.

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But LGBT isn't a cinematic genre. It's as simple as that.

If IMDb makes them genres, then they'll have to consider the following "themes" as well:
- Religion: Christian - Islamic - Jew  - Satanic - Atheist etc.
- Philosophical: Nihilist - Existential - Cynicism - Postmodernism - Deconstructivism etc.
- Political : Socialist - Liberal - Conservative - Monarchic etc.
- Sexual Orientation: LGBT - Hetero 

If we accept that any area out of which a human being decides to identify himself or herself is broad enough to be accepted a movie genre, then we should apply the same logic to other fields that have nothing whatsoever to do with sexual orientation like 'Religion', 'Philosophy', 'Politics'...

Maybe I'm wrong in my comparisons but this is just a punctual feeling.