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Queer students on screen

8th January 2023

Music Editor Otto examines the quality of representation for those watching, and working on, films about queer students. Being queer as a student is often defined by possibility. You are open not only to the barrage of new experiences that university provides, but entirely new and freer forms of self-expression. But whether or not modern ...

The damage of “queerbaiting” discourse on real members of the LGBTQ+ community

19th November 2022

There’s a difference between holding studios and executives accountable for lack of queer representation and leveling baseless accusations of queerbaiting at young actors – it’s time to re-evaluate. There’s a scene in the final episode of Netflix’s coming-of-age hit Heartstopper in which Nick – having spent the entire day at the beach with his new ...