Chelsea McCracken considers Revry – the LGBT Netflix – alongside historical responses and successes of LGBTQ production companies, distribution platforms, and film festivals.Read more
What does the presence of queer characters accomplish in historical shows? How much historicity do their depictions require? Britta Hanson explores the positive – and frequently negative – implications of modern-framed queer characters placed in the past.Read more
Remembering Mary Tyler Moore, Gerald Walton addresses the personal possibilities and pitfalls of identifying with the character of Mary Richards from a queer perspective.Read more
by: Hector Amaya / Southwestern University
How does the Justin character on Ugly Betty factor into and complicate debates about queer representations on television?
by: Adam Fish / UCLA
Subcultures become pop cultures and today’s underground emerges as tomorrow’s mainstream.
by: Shana Agid / Sarah Lawrence College
Thoughts on Transgeneration and TV’s quest to create a viable “normal” transgender person.
by: Jill Dolan / University of Texas at Austin
What The L Word gets “right” about lesbian relationships.
by: Allison McCracken / DePaul University
What’s old is new again on television, as prime-time boy soap operas like Everwood, Jack and Bobby, Life As We Know It, Summerland, The Mountain, One Tree Hill, Smallville and The OC have come to replace girl-centered teen dramas like My So-Called Life, Popular, and Buffy.