Queer Resistances in the Adult Animated Sitcom

@article{Dhaenens2012QueerRI,
  title={Queer Resistances in the Adult Animated Sitcom},
  author={Frederik Dhaenens and Sofie Van Bauwel},
  journal={Television \& New Media},
  year={2012},
  volume={13},
  pages={124 - 138}
}
This article studies the representation of queer characters and themes in the contemporary adult animated sitcom. We argue that even though popular culture is often assumed to reiterate and consolidate the discourse of heteronormativity, adult animated sitcoms create space for queer resistance. Since the genre draws on postmodern strategies of representation, we argue that queer resistance is subversively articulated through instances of pastiche and parody. It is embedded in content that is… 
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