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Sunday, November 12 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Queer Narratives in Recent Media
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What Standards and Practices allows when it comes to the depiction of queer characters has changed dramatically in the last few decades, but an overwhelming number of attempts to write LGBATIQ characters- and their story arcs- that have made it on screen have been, well, underwhelming. What tropes are we sick of? What would we prefer to see? And is anyone out there already producing what ought to be the gold standard for queer-inclusive content?

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Stephanie Burke

Stephanie Burke, known to friends and readers as Flash, has a warped, twisted sense of humor, and she isn't afraid to let it show. From pregnant men to six-foot cockroaches, she's covered the of the weird, the unusual, and the just plain strange. Sheis an USA Today best seller and... Read More →
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Gil Cnaan

Gil Cnaan, is one of the coproducers of the Philadelphia Renaissance Faire, a local event promoter, DJ, and all around go-to guy. He owns and operates the local event planning and production company, Storykeeper Events.
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Anastasia Klimchynskaya

Anastasia Klimchynskaya is a doctoral candidate at the University of Pennsylvania, where she's working on a dissertation on the emergence of science fiction in the 19th century. In particular, she's exploring how the genre came out of the scientific history of the period. She has... Read More →


Sunday November 12, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Plaza IV