Tuesday marks the third anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide. To recognize this milestone, Scott Edmiston, the chair of Northeastern’s Theatre Department, who is teaching a new course this fall called “Queer Theatre and Performance,” handpicked songs from a few iconic artists.
With the return of Orange is the New Black today, as well as the Boston Pride Parade on Saturday, we checked in with assistant professor Moya Bailey—whose research includes women’s, gender, and sexuality studies—on the state of LGBTQ representation in the media. Her take? “I would say we’re not there yet, but we’re getting closer. It’s a process.”