Roundtable: San Junipero

For queer-interested viewers, Netflix’s San Junipero was one of the most impactful episodes of the last TV season, where – despite being a show that deals in dark and sometimes awful things – Black Mirror […]

2018-03-11T17:05:53+00:00March 28th, 2017|

It’s Not ‘Just Television’

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In the United States, as well as in many other countries, television has become the […]

2018-03-11T17:12:29+00:00February 6th, 2017|

Broadcast Network TV: 2015-2016

105 scripted TV shows, featuring a total of 1936 main/recurring characters

Only 48 of those were lesbian/bisexual women – our rate of representation is 2.47%

13 of those are dead (27% regular/recurring dead) […]

2018-03-11T17:20:30+00:00February 6th, 2017|

Four important queer moments in pop culture in 2016

“Bury Your Gays,” the all-too-common TV trope of killing queer characters — typically after moments of success or happiness for them — continued for little discernible reason.

In total, more than 25 queer female characters were killed on television screens this year, and fans […]

2017-02-08T15:24:57+00:00December 28th, 2016|

Dumb Things TV Did in 2016

Through a steady stream of BTS photos shared on social media, The 100 misled fans into thinking that Lexa (played by Alycia Debnam-Carey) would be present throughout all of Season 3, rather than just making a brief reappearance after the […]

2017-02-08T15:26:58+00:00December 1st, 2016|
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