All posts tagged in gay

  • January 15, 2019By Marielle Devereaux

    To all the readers tired of generic representation and sloppy LGBT characters thrown into a storyline for some diversity, this is for you. The following is a list of fictional works with LGBT main characters whose plots don’t completely revolve around their coming out, their sex lives or struggles with being a part of the

  • May 12, 2018By Zoe Crombie

    Since its inception in the late 19th century, film as a medium has had a rather rocky journey to depicting relatable, realistic, and above all sympathetic gay characters. From the Hays Code of the 1930s banning what they referred to as ‘sexual perversion’, to Love, Simon in the 2010s providing inclusion and love for gay teen audiences,

  • February 11, 2018By radhakrishnan

    Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is shaping up to be a problematic franchise. First, it cast Johnny Depp in a leading role, despite his abuse of Amber Heard. Now, David Yates, the director, has decided to ignore Dumbledore’s sexuality. In 2007, J.K. Rowling announced that she had “always thought of Dumbledore as gay.”

  • June 27, 2017By grace peak

    I occasionally wonder how the growth of my sexual identity would have been different if I had been exposed to queer culture and characters sooner. Children who are sheltered from reality and taught to dehumanize the LGBTQ+ community often find their journey towards being comfortable with their sexuality or gender to be much more tedious. The

  • May 18, 2017By Catherine Horkay

    This poem is inspired by women-loving-women who conquer internal and external homophobia everyday, and to the ones who are hopelessly romantic yet still fighting for acceptance of who they are. This is for you. Edgar Allan Poe once wrote “But we loved with a love more than love” Well I loved her more than me I loved