Before the Tony-Winning Musical's National Tour, a Look at How Alison Bechdel's 'Fun Home' Branded Queerness for Broadway - The Atlantic: "Last month, the novelist Garth Greenwell criticized the mainstream branding of queer lives in the broader context of American society. He acknowledged that gay people have finally attained some degree of widespread acceptance and legal rights—all of which is important, but nonetheless came at an enormous cost. “And that cost was a marketing campaign that took queer lives and translated them into values that could be appreciated by people who are disgusted by queer people,” he said. This meant presenting a queer life that looks like the most acceptable kind of straight life: “a monogamous relationship centered on the raising of a child.”
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