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Final Project: Bisexual Men and Fashion Claymation

  For my project I created a video about a topic many bisexuals can relate to, which is how to present oneself in public. In the video, Ben, my protagonist, is getting ready to go to a gay club. It… Continue Reading →

Representation within the LGBTQ Community

Growing up I was very interested in shows like Xena: Princess Warrior and Sailor Moon. Looking back I now understand these shows had queer (even if it was very subtle) characters and, even though as I child I didn’t understand… Continue Reading →

RuPaul’s Aesthetics

  “I’m a marketing genius! I marketed…subversive drag to one-hundred million muthaf—as in the world!”—RuPaul Andre Charles.[1] RuPaul Andre Charles is an American drag queen entertainer, Emmy award-winning game show host, and an acclaimed actor and singer who has been… Continue Reading →

Lessons About Your Body in Your Lifetime

The relationship with my body, over twenty-seven years living in it, has consisted of fluid periods between affinity and alienation. There are certain stereotypes and colloquialisms I’ve overheard in my life and have been habituated to by media/societal tropes, which… Continue Reading →

Professor Marston and the Wonder Woman: An Exploration Queerness, Polyamory, and BDSM

  In the fall of 2017, Professor Marston and the Wonder Women premiered in limited theaters across the United States. Written and directed by Angela Robinson, the film is a biopic that tells the dramatized story of Dr. William Moulton… Continue Reading →

Western Censorship of Queer Characters in the Sailor Moon

Sailor Moon is a Japanese manga and anime series written in 1995 by Sukehiro Tomita. The story follows a 14-year-old girl named Usagi Tsukino and her friends as they fight for the three tenants of friendship, justice, and love. While… Continue Reading →

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