Posts tagged queerbaiting
Cult Of Bigoted Meryl Streeps

Lack of representation in the media is outstandingly harmful to the self-esteem and growing self-image of marginalized youth. It promotes depression, crushes aspirations, and encourages harmful discrimination in greater society. It’s bad and needs to improve.

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The Queerbaiting Trap (And How To Avoid It)

Now, I’m not arguing to have every mainstream television character be a queer one, although that would definitely provide some interesting conversation and enlightening entertainment. Television networks and executives: do better. One token queer couple will not suffice. I’m not interested in you checking off your social justice boxes, eager to prove to your audiences that you really are as diverse and intersectional as you claim to be.

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