Press Release: CLEXACON, THE LARGEST LGBTQ MULTI-FANDOM CONVENTION IN THE WORLD, IS COMING TO LONDON!

It is our pleasure to announce our support and excitement for ClexaCon London! In April, we covered the 2nd Annual ClexaCon in it's home town of Las Vegas, where we were given the opportunity to chat with many celebs, fans and the founders of this queer-tastic convention! In November, many of the familiar faces found … Continue reading Press Release: CLEXACON, THE LARGEST LGBTQ MULTI-FANDOM CONVENTION IN THE WORLD, IS COMING TO LONDON!

Top left: Deadpool 2 (Credit: 20th Century Fox) Bottom left: Atomic Blonde (Credit: Focus Features) Right: Love, Simon (Credit: Fox 2000)

Being Critical About Criticism

By Kelsey O'Regan, Contributing Intern What do we want? Quality LGBTQ representation. When do we want it? Now. This is the overture constantly heard ‘round the Internet world, long before but especially after queer fan favorite Commander Lexa was killed in season three of The 100. In the past few years, we’ve not only grown … Continue reading Being Critical About Criticism

Kait & Nic: The Queer Web Series You Didn’t Know You Needed

If you have been following Queer Quality since January, you have seen us talk a great deal about the upcoming queer digital series called Kait & Nic. Six months later, the first two episodes of this four part mini series have finally been released on YouTube, making it's debut appropriately in the middle of Pride Month. … Continue reading Kait & Nic: The Queer Web Series You Didn’t Know You Needed

Q & A: “Swerve” Series Talks Mental Health & Season 3

For far too long, topics like queer sexuality and mental health have been stigmatized in mainstream media. Often when our community has seen characters who identify as LGBTQ+, that also happen to have a backstory involving mental illness, the plot involving this character quickly becomes problematic. If a queer character exists with a past history … Continue reading Q & A: “Swerve” Series Talks Mental Health & Season 3

Nicole Pacent: How Bi-Erasure Leads to Mental Health Trouble for the Bisexual Community

It's an alarming fact: Bisexual individuals have the worst mental health within the LGBTQ+ community. It has been reported that 40% of bisexual people have, at some point in their life, considered or attempted suicide. Furthermore, bisexual people tend to suffer from anxiety, depression and alcohol abuse at double the rate of non-bi identifying members … Continue reading Nicole Pacent: How Bi-Erasure Leads to Mental Health Trouble for the Bisexual Community

Queer Review: CLAIREvoyant (Episodes 1-5)

In the late 1990’s through early 2000’s, TV psychics were all the rage. You couldn’t go a day without hearing a Miss Cleo’s commercial, with testimony from callers who had received a grand psychic reading from Miss Cleo, herself. Each commercial always ended the same: “Call me now for your free reading!” she’d tell viewers, … Continue reading Queer Review: CLAIREvoyant (Episodes 1-5)

#ReleaseTheKiss: Lez Hang Out Podcast Calls On Universal Pictures to Stop Queerbaiting Bechloe Fans

Last Monday, the ladies over at Lez Hang Out, released their sixth installment of their "Should've Been Gay" podcast segment, highlighting the subtexted lesbian relationship of Bechloe in the Pitch Perfect trilogy. Now, this lesbian podcast is leading the charge in calling on Universal Pictures to "#ReleaseTheKiss" in one final plea to make Bechloe a canon relationship and … Continue reading #ReleaseTheKiss: Lez Hang Out Podcast Calls On Universal Pictures to Stop Queerbaiting Bechloe Fans

Opinion: A Case for Queer-Cons

By Rachael Hogan, Contributing Intern Conventions have been an integral part of fandom life for decades. They give fans a place to gather and meet other people who are just as passionate about TV shows, movies and books as they are. Today there are conventions held to celebrate everything from Star Wars to comic books; … Continue reading Opinion: A Case for Queer-Cons

Pride Talks: Lets Talk About (A)Sex(uality), Baby!

Fact: Some people experience little to no sexual attraction to another human being. This is the basic definition of asexuality. Asexuality, like every other sexual orientation and gender identity, is a complex label given to a group of people who simply do not look at another person and have a desire to sleep with them. … Continue reading Pride Talks: Lets Talk About (A)Sex(uality), Baby!