Queer-Coding and Horror Films
Oct 26th '18

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 […]

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The Transgender Question in Hollywood

The Transgender Question in Hollywood

Scarlett Johansson has made waves with the announcement for her role as a transgender character in an upcoming movie called Rub & Tug as Dante “Tex” Gill. Johansson’s was under public scrutiny for accepting the lead role in Ghost in the Shell— a popular Japanese animated movie and series— which was directed by Rupert Sanders. Unsurprisingly, Johansson will be […]

Coachella Controversy

Coachella Controversy

Just like that, another Coachella season has come and passed. Millennials all over are still riding that Coachella, drug-induced high as they reminisce about the return of Destiny’s Child and a prego Cardi B twerking, all the while trying to decide on an Instagram filter for their super trendy Ferris wheel picture. Although Coachella sells […]

Queer Movies to Watch on Valentine’s Day

Queer Movies to Watch on Valentine’s Day

As the gaudy commercialized holiday that is Valentine’s Day approaches, I wanted to binge some of my favorite romantic comedies/dramas to reaffirm my perpetual singleness. While I thought about indulging in my guilty pleasure movie, 10 Things I Hate About You for the 100th time, I found my queer self yearning to watch a queer […]