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TV: Stranger Thing’s Noah Schnapp Comes Out as Gay

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Stranger Things actor Noah Schnapp has been welcomed into the LGBTQ+ community with open arms after coming out as gay. Fans and celebrities have shared their love for the actor after he came out as gay in a TikTok video on Thursday night. “When I finally told my friends and family I was gay after being in the closet for 18 years and all they said was ‘we know,” he captioned the video. Full Story from Pink News

TV: Do Two Scenes in “Stranger Things” Confirm Will’s Sexuality?

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Fans of Netflix’s Stranger Things believe the show has now confirmed Will Byers’ sexuality after two emotional scenes in the fourth series. The show’s fans have long speculated that Will (played by Noah Schnapp) might be gay due to his close friendship with Mike (Finn Wolfhard). However, a scene in which he bears his heart to his friends in a car has seemingly confirmed his sexuality. In the scene, Will and Mike are driving around looking for Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown), and Mike confesses to Will his fears that Eleven may not love him anymore. Attempting to comfort him, Will … Read more

TV: Is Stranger Things Queerbating us With Will’s Sexuality?

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Stranger Things‘ Millie Bobby Brown has addressed fan speculation that Will (Noah Schnapp) may be gay in an interview, stating: “It’s 2022 and we don’t have to label things”. The Netflix sci-fi show has long hinted that Schnapp’s character Will Byers may be struggling with his sexuality. Fans have long speculated that Will is in love with his best friend Mike, even after he snapped at him in season three: “It’s not my fault you don’t like girls.” Stranger Things season four has continued down this path. In the first episode, Will is seen working on a school project celebrating … Read more

Stranger Things star Maya Hawke on Queer Characters in Sci-Fi

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Stranger Things star Maya Hawke has spoken about how her character Robin Buckley’s “queerness is just an aspect of her personhood”. Ahead of the release of the fourth season of Stranger Things, which will be released on Netflix in two volumes on 27 May and 1 July, Hawke told the latest issue of SFX about the importance of LGBT+ characters in sci-fi. Hawke tries to distance herself from audience critiques, she told the magazine. “I try to stay out of the feedback loop as much as possible,” she said. Full Story from Pink News

TV: Maya Hawke Pushed for Her “Stranger Things” Character to Be a Lesbian

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Actress Maya Hawke, who plays Robin in the third season of Netflix’s Stranger Things, has revealed that she advocated for her character to be a lesbian after filming began. Robin became the first LGBT+ character in the hit show, coming out as a lesbian to her ‘Scoops Ahoy’ colleague Steve Harrington in episode seven. In a scene that cleverly defies genre expectations, Robin reveals she didn’t actually have a crush on Steve in high school, but on the girl who couldn’t stop staring at him in class. Speaking in an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Hawke said the Duffer … Read more

TV: “Stranger Things” Gets Lesbian Character

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For two whole seasons, it appeared as if only straight characters existed in the 1980s-set world of Stranger Things. But now, the Netflix show’s third series – which premiered on Thursday 4 July – has finally introduced an LGBTQ+ character to Hawkins and fans can hardly contain their enthusiasm online. While it still boasts plenty of monsters and mystery, romance plays a big part in the new episodes, what with Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) and Mike (Finn Wolfhard) navigating their new relationship, Jonathan (Charlie Heaton) and Nancy (Natalia Dyer) embarking on an internship together and the tensions between Joyce (Winona Ryder) and … Read more

Bisexual “Stranger Things” Star Wants to Help Queer Youth

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Stranger Things’ and Riverdale star, Shannon Purser, wants her coming out as bisexual to help young people. Purser who played the much beloved Barb in the sci-fi hit Stranger Things, came out last year on Twitter. She had been embroiled in argument with Riverdale fans about queerbaiting when she revealed her sexuality. ‘I don’t normally do this, but I figure now is just as good a time as any to get personal,’ she said at the time. ‘I’ve only just recently come out as bisexual to my family and friends. It’s something I am still processing and trying to understand … Read more

TV: Is a “Stranger Things” Character Gay?

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Last Friday, Season 2 of the smash Netflix series Stranger Things hit the streaming site. Predictably, fans binged it over the weekend and shared their many thoughts on Twitter. A lot of speculation centered around new character Billy Hargrove, played by Dacre Montgomery. More specifically, is Billy racist for singling out Lucas (Caleb McLaughlin)? And is he gay with internalized homophobia, which he takes out on Steve (Joe Keery)? By Anya – Full Story at SOURCE

TRAILER: Stranger Things Season Two

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The trailer kicks off with Eleven retrieving the waffles that Hopper left for her in the woods, and quickly segues into what’s happening with Will. He’s been seeing things, and everyone seems to realize that his time in the Upside Down isn’t behind him yet. We see glimpses of the gigantic shadow monster that has appeared in other trailers, while Will’s friends rally around him to help save him and confront this growing darkness from the other world. The show’s creators have spoken about how they’ve drawn their inspiration this season from the biggest sequels of the 1980s, such as Terminator 2 and Aliens, and this … Read more