Catherine Horkay

  • March 12, 2018By Catherine Horkay

    Love, Simon starring Nick Robinson is anything but “just another gay movie.” In theaters everywhere March 16th, the blockbuster follows closeted gay high schooler Simon Spier who has fallen in love with an anonymous classmate online. The movie tackles many experiences of the average queer teen, from coming out to parents, dealing with isolation, and wondering

  • February 25, 2018By Catherine Horkay

    If you happen to find yourself binging Netflix’s new show Everything Sucks! in your spare time, you’re probably falling in love with its nostalgic 90’s soundtrack, campy high school setting, and endearing character dynamics. Everything seems to suck to Boring’s town population (yes, Boring), but the show follows a few geeky underclassmen of the A/V club

  • February 14, 2018By Catherine Horkay

    Many fans of The CW’s powerhouse show Jane The Virgin have been rooting for the possibility of a particular couple since season one – “Jetra.” The pairing, composed of main character Jane Villanueva and her accidental-via-artificial-insemination baby daddy’s ex-wife, Petra Solano, had always been nothing more than a classic enemies-to-friends. Regardless, their loyal fans never let up –

  • January 25, 2018By Catherine Horkay

    On Jan. 20, 2018, I attended my first Women’s March in Los Angeles. The community I felt with nearly a million strangers was a new feeling — foreign but familiar at the same time. The sense of belonging motivated me to jot down a few lines about my experience. I dedicate this to every participant

  • January 6, 2018By Catherine Horkay

    WARNING: This article contains major spoilers! Las Estrellas, an Argentinian telenovela, has taken a large portion of the LGBTQ+ community by storm through the showcasing two of their characters and their relationship. Florencia Estrella (Violeta Urtizberea), the bubbly and bisexual hotel owner of many talents, and Jazmín Del Río (Julieta Nair Calvo), the lesbian artist

  • December 22, 2017By Catherine Horkay

    To Universal Pictures, advertising teams for Pitch Perfect 3 and the executives involved in acknowledging a potentially groundbreaking storyline but choosing to throw it away, If the way you’ve absolutely butchered your relationship with the LGBTQ+ community through Bechloe could be condensed into one image, it would be next to the word “queerbaiting” in a very

  • December 11, 2017By Catherine Horkay

    Riverdale broke ground on the very important topic of sexual assault a few weeks ago and is now using the aftermath of this storyline to segue into queen bee and HBIC character Cheryl Blossom exploring her sexuality. Our favorite complex character with a superiority complex was roofied by Veronica’s ex-beau, Nick St. Clair, and nearly raped

  • November 25, 2017By Catherine Horkay

    Supergirl, not too long ago, was put on a pedestal by the LGBTQ+ community. The show was praised for its relatable execution of its lesbian character Alex Danvers’ coming out arc, along with “Sanvers” (Alex Danvers’ relationship with side character Maggie Sawyer). Several individuals on their production team, including main writers, identified as LGBTQ+. Supergirl was a

  • November 7, 2017By Catherine Horkay

    Vanessa Morgan is most known for her role as Sarah in the Disney Channel original movie My Babysitter’s A Vampire and the Teletoon TV-series with the same title. Although she has been, for the most part, inactive since the series ended, the Canadian actress has returned to primetime television playing two different queer characters every

  • October 22, 2017By Catherine Horkay

    On Tuesday, Oct. 17, Burger King posted an anti-bullying PSA on their YouTube channel. Which is a definitely a new angle from a burger chain that most of us forgot about. But no matter what your opinion on Burger King may be, one must admit that this video got its message across, and in a

  • October 6, 2017By Catherine Horkay

    On October 11, the long awaited second season of “The Shannara Chronicles” will debut on its new network Spike. Since its premiere in January of 2016, the sci-fi show has stolen the hearts of its viewers and constructed a loyal fanbase. The fans were particularly fond of Eretria (Ivana Baquero), a lead bisexual female character. Despite

  • September 24, 2017By Catherine Horkay

    Disney, Significant LGBTQ+ representation is lacking from you, and everyone knows it. Although you have recently attempted at LGBTQ+ inclusivity by adding a gay character of color on The Lodge and showing a so-called “exclusively gay moment” in the live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast (Lefou and Gaston dancing for a good few seconds in