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‘Fire Island’ and a New Era of Queer Representation

June 21, 2022

Do you remember when the only queer characters on TV seemed to be sassy, gay best friends? 

Queer representation in pop culture is changing. With shows and movies like “The Bold Type,” Tom Swift,” “P-Valley,” and “Fire Island,” we’re seeing more depth and range when it comes to LGBTQ+ characters and storylines. 

We’re also seeing more queer representation in other mediums like books, cartoons, anime, and manga. 

This Pride Month, we’ve been talking about the importance of telling diverse queer stories. And today, we called up some old and new friends of the podcast to talk about the evolution we’re seeing on the page and screen. (Bonus: Get some new reccos to watch and read!)

Plus, find out how Beyoncé and Drake are bringing house music back. 

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