Queer-Coding and Horror Films

Queer-Coding and Horror Films

Queer-coding is exactly what it claims to be: “coding” characters as some variation of “not straight,” or implying characters aren’t entirely straight or cisgendered through subtext. Though it’s been practiced in European literature as early as the 1800s, queer-coding wasn’t as frequently or visibly used in America until the 1930s, when the United States attempted […]

Hollywood’s Best Kept Secret

Hollywood’s Best Kept Secret

[Note: “Latine” is a gender-neutral form of “Latino/a”, and will be used throughout this article.] Hispanic people are the largest minority in the United States (as of a few years ago), and the percentage is only going to grow, according to estimates. As a result, Latin-American traditions have become an integral part of American culture—from their […]