The reception the Lexa Pledge has received suggests ambivalence about the impact of #BuryYourGays. Showrunners are now more aware of television’s tendency to kill queer characters, but they are wary of a blanket commitment to avoiding the trope. Their reluctance

The internal struggle for the control of the television text is clear in the case of The 100. In this regard, fans participating in the ‘LGBT Fans Deserve Better’ campaign used social media to denounce the distorted and harmful representation

Queerbaiting is the outcome of increased paratextual discourse about LGBT content at a specific moment of queer contextuality. We might be tempted to reserve the term, in the sense that I use it, for media texts that fail to have