The Complicated Role of Race in Boys’ Love Stories

(Note: This piece was originally published on the VRV Blog. However, as it appears the blog is now down, I'm cross-posting it here.) It’s generally agreed that the origins of the BL (boy’s love) subgenre of manga can be traced back to the influential Year 24 Group, a loosely classified group of female shoujo mangaka … Continue reading The Complicated Role of Race in Boys’ Love Stories