Lauren Sung, University of Georgia
Korean bands like H.O.T. and BTS have done a lot to normalize ‘soft masculinity,’ but South Korean culture as a whole remains patriarchal and heteronormative.
There’s no question that cyberpunk draws heavy influence from East Asian culture and aesthetics, so why aren’t Asian characters and creators given their dues within the genre?
Who does the United States use to do a job that nobody else wants to do? The newest addition to the DCEU offers a dark reminder that oftentimes, it’s the scapegoats.
Batman’s most iconic sidekick recently came out as bisexual in an issue of ‘Batman Urban Legends.’ It’s a big step for representation, but queerness has a long history in DC comics.
In the wake of anxiety-inducing news like the UN’s climate crisis ‘code red,’ the genre can offer an aesthetic and a sense of optimism that is actionable.
The billionaire may be the most charming public figure to come out of Silicon Valley yet, but his influence is an echo of old, problematic ideas about the rich.
With the success of movies like ‘Joker,’ series like ‘Loki,’ and characters like Harley Quinn, we’ve got to ask — what is it about villains that is so endearing to audiences?
There’s a reboot of this iconic teen drama in the works, and although we don’t know much about it as of right now, what little information we do have doesn’t bode well.
With a reboot on the horizon, it’s important to address the tendency of the original show to treat its less exorbitantly rich characters with downright cruelty.
The British influencer has elicited accusations of cultural appropriation and fetishization following their statement that they now identify as Korean. Here’s why.
An idea that’s back up for discussion because of the latest Billie Eilish video, the term refers to media alluding to queer representation, but never delivering upon it.
This saltwater aquarium staple has long since invaded the American coastline. Here’s how it happened, why it’s a problem, and what people are doing to try and fix it.
In the wake of the dissatisfying ending to CBC’s popular television sitcom, actors are speaking out about their poor experience on the show and fans are grappling with the controversy.
Despite current attitudes toward LGBTQ+ identities being largely dismissive and negative in the country, Korea has a long and vibrant history of queerness.
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