Happy Pride Month everyone! This episode of Shardcast, we get very gay. We're talking about Queerness in the Cosmere, so we're talking about queer representation, examples, how Brandon has evolved over time and is putting in more representation. We also have some critiques and hopes for the future. So if you want to see the cosmere from a queer lens, this episode is for you!
This week Jess (LadyLameness) has killed Eric and is hosting the podcast instead, and we have our token straight person, Alyx (Feather), as well as Matt (Comatose), Shannon (Grey), Ala (Rasarr), and Kadie (AonEne)!
00:00 Introductions and Show & Tell
7:49 Terminology Disclaimer
10:07 Consuming Media as a Queer Person and Lenses
22:59 Shallan's Bisexuality
27:57 Why does Brandon have so many queer fans?
38:44 Representation and Some Examples
1:25:56 Platonic Friendships
1:31:04 Ranette, Queerness in the Background
1:39:07 Trans Representation
1:42:36 The Sibling and Nonbinary Characters
1:53:08 Singer Gender
1:55:58 Renarin and Rlain
2:00:03 Future Hopes
2:07:03 Who's That Cosmere Character
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