Category Archives: homosexuality

Uganda: Fighting The Anti-Homosexuality Bill and HIV

Kazibwe Speaks Up On Monday, the former Vice President of Uganda, Specioza Wandira-Kazibwe finally spoke up against the signing into law of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill and urged for its repeal. This bill has been highly controversial in the global community and upon signing it President Museveni state that it was intended to display “Uganda’s independence… Continue reading

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Multiple Perspectives in Election: Tammy and the Gaze

Though Jim McAlister is arguably the protagonist of Alexander Payne’s Election (1999), the film offers a unique omniscient narration that allows three other characters—Tracy Flick, and Paul and Tammy Metzler—to occasionally hijack the narrative and narration for themselves. Significantly, the … Continue reading Continue reading

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How to Approach the Character of Megan

The way we are supposed to relate to the protagonist, Megan, in But I’m a Cheerleader is difficult to figure out. Are we meant to identify with her, or pity her as a victim? Should we believe that she truly … Continue reading Continue reading

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A humourous look at a serious gender problem

“But I’m a Cheerleader” is a satirical look at the absurdity of the anti-gay movement. What I first I saw as a predictable film about an American high school cheerleader and her boyfriend turned into a triumphant portrayal of sexual … Continue reading Continue reading

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Freudian Slips

Bound (1996) was an interesting movie in many ways.  I have not watched many movies with lesbian sex in it, so the beginning scenes definitely came as a surprise for me.  The only other movie I have scene that depicts … Continue reading Continue reading

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