After Marriage: The Assimilation, Representation, and Diversification of LGBTQ Lives on Irish Television

  title={After Marriage: The Assimilation, Representation, and Diversification of LGBTQ Lives on Irish Television},
  author={P{\'a}raic Kerrigan},
  journal={Television \& New Media},
  pages={47 - 64}
  • P. Kerrigan
  • Published 1 January 2021
  • Sociology
  • Television & New Media
Since Ireland’s 2015 Marriage Equality referendum, emerging trends, variances and understandings of LGBTQ identities have begun to emerge on Irish television. At the crux of this post-marriage equality queer visibility lies a friction between the assimilation of queerness to an acceptable homonormative alternative to monogamous heteronormativity versus broader representations of indeterminate variety and fluidity. In exploring the dynamic between assimilation and representation, the article… 

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