The Problem of a “Gay” Babadook

Recently, due to an error on Netflix’s part, the 2014 Australian horror film, The Babadook, was listed under LGBT films. The film, about a single mother and her struggles as they involve an evil monster (the eponymous Babadook) bent on destroying her child, is anything but an LGBT-themed film. However, when a photo of Netflix’s… Continue reading The Problem of a “Gay” Babadook

Highlighting The Cruel Demand for Representation

Remember the magazine Highlights?  It is difficult not to.  The magazine actually celebrated it’s 70th anniversary this past June.  If you didn’t have a subscription when you were a child, then you probably saw it plenty of times in doctor’s offices and other waiting rooms.  It has, generally, been the same magazine for decades, with the… Continue reading Highlighting The Cruel Demand for Representation