by McKenzie Watson-Fore

Closures: Heterosexuality and the American Sitcom – Grace Lavery

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Lavery, as a queer theorist, resists and problematizes the sitcom’s implicit assumption of the automatic goodness of marriage and family ties.

Brutalities: A Love Story – Margo Steines

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The narrative bite of Brutalities is generated by [its] juxtaposition: the magnetic charge between Steines’s longing for gentleness and her attraction to violence.