• Fri. Mar 1st, 2024

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

The B word

Art imitates life, life imitates art, and the media’s portrayal of the bisexual isn’t always the nicest.

Throwback: Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Incels

Content warning: mentions of rape, violence and sexual assault Buffy the Vampire Slayer was a revolutionary show in many ways; it featured one of the first serious lesbian relationships on…

First kiss: Buffy and the move away from LGBT+ TV tropes

With some good progress being made in recent years towards positive portrayals of LGBT+ characters in television, it is perhaps worth looking back at one of the first lesbian relationships…

Throwback: Angel

Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s spin-off show may not have received the same attention as Buffy itself, but that does not make it of any lesser importance. The character of Angel…

Three TV shows that capture the reality of mental health

Mental health is a difficult concept to handle well. Many TV shows use issues such as depression, anxiety, self-harm or suicide as plot devices, and they often handle it poorly.…

Throwback of the Week: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Buffy the Vampire Slayer first aired 20 years ago and it has passed the test of time. Just as a slayer comes around once in a generation, so does a…

The Vampire Diaries finale falls flat

As a pre-teen I gobbled up any vampire-related reading material I could get my hands on, and so, of course, I read The Vampire Diaries. While the books were never…