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This led to the presence of LGBT characters beginning in prime time television, although in minimal amounts or in episodes that concentrated on homosexuality. Thus, LGBT people may be misrepresented in the media. As Michael Warner has observed, queers have not had access to the same sort of institutions for culture-building that other marginalized groups have had access to, like families and churches.
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- Heather Kelly, It joins a number of other novel technological innovations that gay men have used to find each other in urban settings, including phone sex lines, classified ads, and Internet chat rooms, but it does so with a pronounced emphasis on space provided by the location—aware capability of smartphones.
- Giuseppe Lugano, Here the cultural focus turns toward activities that, despite being information intensive, have failed to dematerialize.
Locative media have actually added an emotional layer in our physical space… you were talking about dating apps and I wrote an essay about them for the unit of study ARIN Mobile Media last semester. The idea that Grindr functions as a horizon of inscribed understandings about bodies and space that are then performed by its users might help explain how the Grindrscape orders social relations.
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