There is a difference between:
a queer character whose story doesn’t revolve around them being queer
a queer character whose story completely ignores the fact that they are queer
Lot of dire news coming out of BiteCon. Looks like S4 will continue the slide into the garbage can.
There’s two new writers, and one of them (Eric I believe?) is actually really thoughtful and eloquent and VERY promising. Derek’s arc for S4 is his. I AM SEEING A LIGHT.
(Also chatted with Arden about it and she said it was “no less intense” but also a “definite break” from the psychological trauma of S3. She also said she finally got to film with the girls and that MOST of her scenes are lady-to-lady. Praise.)
[LIGHTING A CANDLE FOR ERIC]
[PLEASE DO US RIGHT ERIC]
He said when he first got the job the thing he most wanted to do was write about either Cora (filling in her story) or Allison (because he liked her) so I mean, this guy. I think this guy knows what we need.
We’re counting on you, Eric the new writer.
here’s a tip: if you start dating a depressed person, don’t be surprised if they are still depressed while they are dating you.
they’re not depressed because they’re single, and you are not an all-powerful cure for mental illnesses. just be there for them.
ah yes, a healthy relationship… my ultimate fetish……
#my ultimate fetish is extremely healthy relationships with EXTREMELY UNHEALTHY SURROUNDING CIRCUMSTANCES #like how did this healthy relationship happen? nobody knows. it’s extremely improbable. HERE IT IS