“Queerbaiting is a historical situated term, assuming that we live in a time and place where queer representation is possible yet constantly denied. The same people that accuse producers of TV shows from the 21st century of queerbaiting, defend TV shows from the 1990s, becauseNordin, Emma. 2015. ‘From Queer Reading to Queerbaiting: The Battle over the Polysemic Text and the Power of Hermeneutics’, 13. Master’s Programme in Cinema Studies, Sweden: Stockholms Universitet.
these are considered to have been produced under other circumstances that did not allow queer representation. “
Queerbaiting: Context, Context, Context!