When we sit down at the end of the year and reflect back on 2016, it will probably be with an overwhelming sense of disappointment and anger. On the face of it, 2016 has been pretty much awful. There have been terrible natural disasters, questionable political decisions, so many celebrity deaths and a PowerPuff girls reboot. On the face of it, it seems that world has gone mad. But we have short memories. Our capacity for remembering negative things far outweighs our ability to recall positive things. So, I’m here to say that 2016 wasn’t all bad. I mean, yes, it was bad. Unspeakably bad. But, if you’re a television and movie geek like myself then 2016 has brought you some amazing gems.Read More →
AfterEllen.com has written a great article here on queer-baiting.
For the two people left on planet earth who don’t know what queer-baiting is – it’s that tiresome practice of television shows drawing in queer audiences by using subtext and hinting at a romance with no intentions of ever following through. Usually accompanied by “no homo” jokes to appease the straight audience.Read More →