Boygenius’ ‘The Film’ is An Intimate Look At Queer Friendship
It might be counter-intuitive that music known for distinct melancholy could have such a euphoric effect on its queer listeners; but, once again, boygenius manages to find light in all the cracks of the darkest feelings.
The Latin Lover and the Fetishization of Pedro Pascal
On April 25, 2022, Vanity Fair’s now-iconic video “Pedro Pascal Takes a Lie Detector Test” premiered on YouTube. In the video, Pascal jokingly calls himself “daddy.” And, at the time, it was a joke in the fandom to refer to Pedro as either “dad” or “daddy” (if you’re into that sort of thing). This wasn’t […]
Roy Kent Is Not The Perfect Man – And That’s Okay
He doesn’t think his feelings matter because he doesn’t think he matters. So Ted Lasso’s Roy Kent shuts down, refusing to let himself feel anything—good or bad.
Screen Speck’s Top TV Episodes of 2022
2022 was an exceptionally good year for exceptionally good TV – which made selecting these 15 episodes exceptionally difficult.
Richard Brody’s Fine; Maybe It’s the Rest of Us Who Aren’t Okay
Craighead’s piece is not interested in interrogating Brody’s reasoning
Our Favorite Queer Characters: A Screen Speck Love Letter for Pride Month
For Pride month, Screen Speck’s gayest crew has compiled a list of our favorite queer characters. We hope that one of them might inspire you, too.
Why Do We Want Disney to Say Gay, Anyway?
Disney has a problem with gays: they don’t know what to do about any of us. But that doesn’t stop them paying lip service to our existence.
An Examination of Fatherhood, Screen Speck Edition
Dads are complicated. Let’s just get that out of the way. They’re harder to read than mothers are, mainly because many a time they communicate via vague gestures or a grunt here and there instead of words. They also happen to be the most…interesting individual in the lives of their children many times.
On Motherhood & Other Musings by Screen Speck Staff’s Favorite Mothers
In accordance with Mother’s Day, here’s a look at some of the most memorable mothers in our culture.
7 Things I Learned About A&F From ‘White Hot’ As A LGBTQ+ Person
Queerness becomes threatening when it dares to suggest that the heterosexual male gaze isn’t the only lens from which one can view the world.