10 films and TV shows that would be better if they were gay
Maria Green tells us about the media which could have benefited from a little queering
- Love Island
It would just be better, right?
- High School Musical
If Chad and Ryan’s homoerotic performance of ‘I Don’t Dance’ in HSM 2 didn’t convince you something steamy was going on in the locker room after that baseball game, I don’t know what will.
‘Jackie, I want you to draw me like one of your French girls’.
- To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before
This could be a great bisexual one. Stick a few girls in. You’d have to change the title I guess, but it would be worth it.
- Gilmore Girls
Some people preferred Dean, others preferred Jess, and Logan was there too, but there should be one thing that we can all agree on: Paris should have been gay. Whether or not Rory should have ended up with Paris is up for debate, although it would have made the perfect enemies-to-lovers story arch.
- Harry Potter
He lives in a closet. He lives. In a closet. Why doesn’t he live up to his potential?!
- Any Rachel McAdams film about time travel
She’s in About Time, The Time Traveller’s Wife, and Midnight in Paris. But what’s better than time travelling? Lesbian time travelling.
Team Edward (creepy and controlling) and Team Jacob (aggressive and threatening) need to step aside, because Bella could have done a hell of a lot better. Let’s take out the creepy and controlling part, and have Bella fall in love with broody vampire girl Edwina.
- Ocean’s 8
Now this was a film with agonisingly powerful lesbian energy. There’s eye sex, there’s Cate Blanchett in suits, there’s Rihanna dumping her boyfriend because she’s ‘tired of men’, there’s Sarah Paulson – BUT THE PEOPLE NEED MORE. WE NEED ANSWERS.
- Bend It Like Beckham
If you know, you know.