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Straightwashing – LGBT+ Characters In Media (Part 3)

Straightwashing – LGBT+ Characters In Media (Part 3)

Written by: Lewis Rees (Click here for Part 1/Click here for Part 2) There’s an odd assumption in Hollywood that a straight, cis, white man is the most relatable. Films with female casts are usually referred to as chick flicks; films dealing with LGBT+ issues are a...

Queerbaiting – LGBT+ Characters in Media (Part 2)

Queerbaiting – LGBT+ Characters in Media (Part 2)

Written by: Lewis Rees (Click here for Part 1) There exists a term called “Queerbaiting”- that is, constant subtext and unresolved sexual tension between two characters of the same sex, without the eventual payoff. You’ve seen it a thousand times, even if you don’t...

Makin’ Mischief with “Jem and the Holograms #2” – REVIEW

Makin’ Mischief with “Jem and the Holograms #2” – REVIEW

Jem and the Holograms #2 IDW Publishing Writer: Kelly Thompson Artist: Sophie Campbell Colors: M. Victoria Robado (For the uninitiated, check out my review of Jem #1!) This month, we meet the Misfits, and it is awesome. After a short recap, we open to three full pages...

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