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On the Babadook as a Queer Icon
  • Steven Bruhm
This is an article on the recent phenomenon of the Babadook, a monstrous figure from the 2014 horror film, having become a gay icon.  The article was written for POPSUGAR by Kyle Fitzgerald, who contacted me for my thoughts on the matter.
  • queer studies,
  • popular culture,
  • horror film,
  • The Babadook
Publication Date
Spring June 9, 2017
Citation Information
Steven Bruhm. "On the Babadook as a Queer Icon" POPSUGAR (2017)
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