queer TV

May Hong on Bringing a Queer, Asian American Lens to "Tales of the City"

“I was thrilled to see that an Asian American character was specifically written into the show to be a complex and compassionate person [who is] part of a loving chosen family.”

Beyond Martyrdom: “Tales of the City” Introduces Two Generations of Complex Trans Characters

The flawed history of our queer ancestors serves as a portal to the past. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Retroactive Representation of Fantastic Beasts

Who knew that Nagini was actually a Korean woman this whole time? Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Janet Mock’s Episode of "Pose"

This is why Hollywood needs to pay attention to trans creators. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Stephanie Beatriz's Bisexual Awakening

She discussed how bisexuality is often portrayed as villainous, her own coming-out process, and what she wants to see in the next season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Read more »

Free Yourself: The Rise of Bisexual TV Characters

Television is reversing misconceptions about bisexual women—one character at a time. Read more »

“Wynonna Earp” Shows Queer Romance Without Fanfare or Fear

Waverly and Nicole’s relationship is celebrated because it doesn’t rely on traditional tropes about same-sex couples.  Read more »

In Its Third Season "Transparent" Strives for Intersectionality—With Mixed Results

Transparent remains excellent at what it does best: examining gender identity and Jewish identity from the perspective of an almost unbearably privileged and self-centered family unit. Read more »