It’s 2020. Let’s leave racial slurs in the past.
Romantic comedies seem to be getting more diverse, but they still have one foot in the toxic depths of the genre.
The expectation that everyone should want to follow a predetermined script in life is unfair and harmful.
If society continues to ignore or dismiss the problems facing the queer and gender-nonconforming community, the future of the community is at risk.
The sexualization, minimization and politicization of queer and gender-nonconforming individuals acts as a problematic way to sort people into caricatures that are easier to digest, but traps members of the community into a box they don’t want.
It is time for the queer and gender-nonconforming community to get the happy endings and positive representation they deserve.
Religion and being a part of the queer and gender-nonconforming community are not mutually exclusive, and people need to start seeing that.