When it comes to the fictional mortality rate, queer characters seem to drop off to a much higher degree than their cishetallo counterparts. A team of Lipsters, themselves a diversity of students of pop culture, tackle this issue. Prepare for spoilers, opinions and fansplaining.
SPOILER WARNING! For a lot of things, namely Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Four, Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye Season One, The 100 Season Three, Doctor Who Series Ten (2017), Orange is the New Black Season Four, Black Mirror’s San Junipero and The L Word Season Three.
Music in this episode:
- ‘Crackenback’ – Oranges
- ‘Misspent Youth’ – Nick Delatovic
- ‘Are You There God? It’s Me Margaret’ - Are You There God? It's Me Margaret
- ‘Disgrace’ – Glitoris
- ‘Heaven is a Place on Earth’ – Belinda Carlyle
- Bury Your Gays at TV Tropes: http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/BuryYourGays
- Autostraddle’s Ultimate Infographic Guide to Dead Lesbian Characters on TV: https://www.autostraddle.com/autostraddles-ultimate-infographic-guide-to-dead-lesbian-tv-characters-332920/
First broadcast: 28 July 2017