BFA Thesis Film by Hannah Chambers (2019) | Cleveland Institute of Art – Animation

A light hearted cartoony romcom with a happy ending for a queer couple can be a ray of light in the face of the overwhelming majority of LGBT characters’ stories in popular media ending in death and tragedy.

“Often, especially in older works (to the extent that they are found in older works, of course), gay characters just aren’t allowed happy endings. Even if they do end up having some kind of relationship, at least one half of the couple, often the one who was more aggressive in pursuing a relationship, thus “perverting” the other one, has to die at the end.”
– Hannah Chambers

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