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Meredith holds Mia while she sleeps in the hospital bed

LGBTQIA+ Representation As It Should Be: Normalised

Vampire Academy features two openly gay couples: one is part of the main cast ensemble and is formed of Mia, a Moroi, and Meredith, a dhampir. It therefore also overlaps with the question of social class and of interracial relationships. The second couple also features important intersectionality as it is composed of Victor, a main…


The Heart of the Matter – Vampire Academy Means Something to Us

Content by Lena Mauveaux So here’s a little thread about our silly little vampire show, and why it’s about so much more than that. You’d think at 26, I’d be used to this and able to distance myself from cancellations, but the truth is, I’m pissed. So let me tell you all about it, the…

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BiPOC Representation by Sheldan Arissa

Content Credit to Sheldan Arissa People really underestimate how much it means to BIPOC fantasy nerds to see ourselves reflected in our favorite genre. In a world of fantasy where literally all of the species are made up it’s crazy they are predominantly shown as white. The point of fantasy is to mentally escape into…

COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL: SAN DIEGO 2022 -- “Vampire Academy” -- Pictured: (l-r) Sisi Stringer, Kieron Moore, Daniela Nieves, André Dae Kim at the Hilton Bayfront in San Diego, Calif. on July 21, 2022 -- (Photo by: Todd Williamson/Peacock)

Will Someone #SaveVampireAcademy?

Written by FanGirlish Link to the Original Piece here We’ve been here before. It feels like we will never outgrow this moment. Loving a show. Praising it. Hoping for more. Seeing it canceled. Lather, rinse, repeat. The machine churns on and on and so much gets lost on the way. Good stuff. Stuff that wasn’t…

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‘Vampire Academy’ Deserves a Season 2 – Collider

Peacock has driven a stake into the hearts of ‘Vampire Academy’ fans. Read the Original Article at Collider’s Site The cancellation reaper has claimed another victim, and unsurprisingly its latest victim is yet another series featuring a diverse cast, strong female leads, and queer representation. It may be hard to believe, but this time it isn’t…

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Cancelling Vampire Academy Bites

The television adaptation of Richelle Mead’s popular young adult book series, The Vampire Academy, was canceled after its first season. Eso No Me Gusta. And nor do many others. I haven’t ripped this series apart and analyzed it at the level that I eventually will, but there are underlying socio-cultural elements that are clear even…