Stars Hollow is a Lot Gayer Than You Remember

The whole show was kind of in the closet.

Image © Warner Bros Television 2006

Gilmore Girls is — like most primetime network television — super white and super heteronormative. Considering the time it aired, starting in the fall of 2000, it was a pretty diverse show, though.

From the first episode, there are two POC in the opening credits, Lane and Michel. That’s not a…

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Gina Denny

Gina Denny

B.S. Business/Human Resources M.S. in Child Development/Education. Associate editor for Touchpoint Press. Erstwhile classroom music teacher.