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Heartstopper is normalizing queer relationships

Heartstopper is normalizing queer relationships

Maya Johnson, Copy Editor May 27, 2022

As the world becomes more accepting of the LGBTQ community, movies and TV shows are rushing to include queer couples to prove themselves as allies and appeal to a wider audience. Many homosexual and transgender...

Increased LGBT representation and support will help queer teens feel more comfortable in their identities.

The rising importance of LGBT representation in film, literature

Millie Monahan, Staff Writer December 3, 2021

Trigger warning: Mentions of homophobia and suicide. Please read with caution.  Since the first open presentation of queer characters in The Dickson Experimental Sound Film, along with the series,...

If you can see yourself in fiction, does that make you blind to identity politics?

If you can see yourself in fiction, does that make you blind to identity politics?

Jasanee Killins, Staff Writer October 23, 2019

A flourishing renaissance of fresh, vibrant voices in the media has inspired many, including myself, to take part in its narrative. I’ve found myself in an era where the first Muslim hero of Marvel Comics...

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