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5 LGBTQ Netflix Recomendations to Keep You Busy During Quarantine

By Sofia Pham The Half of It Synopsis: Ellie Chu (Leah Lewis), a gifted but introverted girl who helps her father run a local train station, operates a side business where she writes her classmates’ essay papers. When school jock Paul Munsky (Daniel Diemer) asks her to write love letters to a girl he likes,… Continue reading 5 LGBTQ Netflix Recomendations to Keep You Busy During Quarantine

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LGBTQ representation in mainstream Indian media

By Amber Kaul Although the Indian Supreme Court finally ruled in favor of decriminalizing homosexuality in 2018, LGBTQ+ topics remain controversial in Indian popular culture. Specifically, Bollywood has a long history of ridiculing LGBTQ characters, usually gay men or hijras. In recent years, however, the portrayal of LGBTQ relationships and issues has improved in Indian… Continue reading LGBTQ representation in mainstream Indian media

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Valkyrie: The First LGBTQ Character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

By Naomi Canny Through the years Marvel Comics has created a diverse array of characters that range in powers and backgrounds. Despite the media’s strictly heterosexual portrayal of the Marvel characters, many LGBTQ+ characters were introduced in the comics. The first openly gay Marvel character was Northstar from the X-Men series, who was first introduced… Continue reading Valkyrie: The First LGBTQ Character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

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GLAAD report shows record percentage of LGBTQ characters on TV

By Amber Kaul A record 10.2% of all regular characters scheduled to appear on broadcast scripted primetime television this season are LGBTQ+, according to the 2019-2020 edition of GLAAD’s Where We Are On TV report, up from last year’s 8.8%. The 2019-2020 TV season marks GLAAD’s 24th year of compiling data on LGBTQ+ representation on… Continue reading GLAAD report shows record percentage of LGBTQ characters on TV

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Stranger Things introduces first queer character

By Naomi Canny This summer, fans anxiously awaited the return of a much loved Netflix series, Stranger Things, which came out with its third season on July 4. In this season, viewers got some insight on what it’s like for the kids of Hawkins when they finally get a break from school. Fans also got… Continue reading Stranger Things introduces first queer character