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Queerbaiting and Why BBC Sherlock Isn't "Just a Show"

Queerbaiting and Why BBC Sherlock Isn't "Just a Show"

Of all the godawful things that went wrong in Sherlock series 4, the most infuriating is how they completely "no homo"-ed the relationship they had built between Sherlock and John, despite much of it being very not "no homo." That, my friends, is called queerbaiting—one of the worst and most offensive things a creator can do to the LGBTQIA+ community.

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The Most Important Love Story of Summer 2017: "In a Heartbeat" and Well-Rounded Representation

The Most Important Love Story of Summer 2017: "In a Heartbeat" and Well-Rounded Representation

The entire production for two college seniors' thesis short film "In a Heartbeat" went viral this past April, when all anyone had of the film was a synopsis and some character sketches. People recognized that Beth and Esteban were exploring a topic almost exclusively restricted to tragedies (or at the best, broody dramas) in a completely different way.

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