Links for July 8, 2018

How TV’s bisexual representation evolved from a joke to a vital story

As I wrote then, I’m used to seeing shows tease a flirtation between two characters of the same sex only to have them veer right back into the familiar embrace of heterosexuality. But both Jane the Virgin and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend managed to surprise the hell out of me by not just hinting at a mutual attraction between these characters but following through to give both Petra and Valencia the most meaningful relationships of their lives.


What Is the Gayest Marvel Movie?

4. Captain America: Civil War (2016) … Later, the film cuts from a different action sequence to Vision standing in his kitchen, queening out about paprika. (+400) I’m not saying Vision reminds me of a lot of gay men I know, but he does love cashmere sweaters and Elizabeth Olsen. (+100)


Infinite String Quartet