AbstractsWomens Studies

The History of Suffering: An Analysis of the Treatment of Lesbian and Bisexual Women on Television

by Sarah Riser

Institution: Savannah College of Art and Design
Year: 2016
Keywords: Thesis (M.F.A.)  – Dramatic Writing; Savannah College of Art and Design  – Department of Dramatic Writing
Posted: 02/05/2017
Record ID: 2065831
Full text PDF: http://ecollections.scad.edu/iii/cpro/DigitalItemViewPage.external?sp=1003323


Works cited: pages 93-96. 'The History of Suffering analyzes the poor treatment of lesbian and bisexual women on television. It highlights the importance of representation and its effects on society as a whole. With Cross Keys, I aimed to have a television show featuring strong bisexual and lesbian leads whose stories do not revolve around their sexuality, but also do not ignore it.' Keywords: LGBT representation, lesbian, bisexual, death, Bury Your Gays, Anyone Can Die, Gay Panic Includes the author's television script: CROSSKEYS: 'To the River'. Advisors/Committee Members: CHAIR: Auer, Chris, Meyer, Andrew, Storck, Averie.