The question becomes, are the generational differences portrayed in Tales of the City actually generational differences? Is the argument actually between baby boomers and millennials, gen x-ers and gen z-ers? Or have we simply widened the conversation to include, or begin to include, voices that were already there?
“There are so many ways to love and be loved. Now we get to explore that.”
Tales of the City leans into some tropes, flips others on their head, makes plenty of jokes at its own expense, and — above all — believes in the power of LGBTQ people who come together to make their own family.
Tales of the City reboot, The Handmaid’s Tale blesses the fight, Pose vaults to the 1990s, HBO debuts a Skins-esque show starring Zendaya canoodling with a trans character played by an actual trans actress, OINTB says goodbye, G.L.O.W moves to Vegas, LGBT documentaries debut for Pride and so many more summertime TV gems to look forward to!
“When I first got off the bus years ago, I had the strangest feeling that I’d come home.”
“It’s a world filled with wonderful, kind, queer people.”