buffy the vampire slayer

LGBTQ

The Overwhelming Whiteness of Queer Women on Teen TV

Queer women on teen TV shows are, by and large, blindingly white. Though things are slowly changing, they're not changing fast enough.
Jill Gutowitz
1.12.18
tv

Sink Your Fangs into This Oral History of 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer'

Trust us, it doesn't suck.
Larry Fitzmaurice
9.26.17
Does It Suck?

Does the 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' Movie Actually Suck?

Twenty-five years after its release, the TV show's filmic predecessor still has a few glaring flaws.
Judy Berman
8.1.17
Culture

People Tell Us About the First Time They Felt Old

When teens think you might rat them out for smoking weed, you are old.
Jesse Donaldson
4.28.17
Views My Own

Hey Buffy Fans, Dawn Was Not the Worst

For Buffy’s 20th anniversary, I’m challenging the canon that says that the Slayer’s little sister was its worst character.
Sarah Hagi
3.11.17
tv

How 'Buffy' Made Kinky Sex Mainstream

Spike, Angel, and all the others were the embodiment of unbridled, kinky, sadomasochistic sex for a heavily female and LGBTQ audience.
Hannah Ewens
3.10.17
tv

How Willow from 'Buffy' Helped Me Come Out

Watching Willow come out and grow into her own as a person inspired me to do the same.
Irina Gonzalez
3.10.17
tv

'Buffy' Stars and Experts Explain Their Favorite Episodes

For the seminal show's 20th anniversary, we asked people who love it more than anyone to tell us the episode that is most meaningful to them.
Hannah Ewens
3.9.17
Film

The Pop Culture Legacy of 'Groundhog Day'

The 1993 movie inspired a popular trope that continues to exist throughout film and television.
Pilot Viruet
2.2.17
LGBTQ

Buffy the Heteronormativity Slayer

In Closet Monster, a young teenager reckons with queer supernatural forces; it's one of several recent films and TV shows that show our indebtedness to Buffy.
Manuel Betancourt
1.12.17
Features

Jenny Hval Thinks the Music Industry Is a Vampire

The Norwegian singer and composer reveals why she is so fascinated (and horrified) by vampires.
Britt Julious
9.11.16
Internet

The Forums With Only One User

A Buffy fan forum was sieged in 2010 when people realised it had thousands of posts but only one member.
Roisin Kiberd
5.20.16
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