Queer TV in the 21st Century: Essays on Broadcasting from by Kylo-Patrick R. Hart

By Kylo-Patrick R. Hart

tv has traditionally been principally useless at representing queerness in its quite a few types. within the twenty first century, despite the fact that, as same-sex have obvious expanding mainstream popularity, and a broader variety of queer characters has seemed within the media, it sort of feels common to imagine television portrayals of queerness became extra enlightened. yet have they?
This number of clean essays analyzes queerness as depicted on television from 2000 to the current. reading Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Ellen DeGeneres convey, The L note, sleek kinfolk, the hot common, Queer as folks, Queer Eye for the instantly man, RuPaul’s Drag Race, Spartacus and Will & Grace, between different sequence, the individuals reveal that queer characters typically have accomplished visibility on the cost of minimizing a lot in their queerness—with a number of eye-opening exceptions.

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