Man dating a lesbian
But this drama gets unpacked in nuanced ways that transcend the usual drama for drama’s sake.
“I’m so used to going after people like you; it’s hard for me to get out of that mindset,” she tells him.
The housemates themselves have to figure out the “true love” couplings by undertaking a bunch of elaborate activities.
In bringing them all together, the show is creating a televisual space to stage the complexities of gender and desire that can come with queer dating and that are rarely seen on television — or in pop culture, period. actually lives or dies through the strength of the casting and the resulting drama of the casts’ relationships. As the housemates engage with each other, falling into and out of connections and figuring out their feelings for each other in search of the grand prize, they are remarkably open and self-aware about the difficulties — and pleasures — of breaking out of old dating patterns.