“I’m not gonna lie: I was excited and a little bit warmed-in-the-heart-place when I saw that Barry Allen, aka The Flash, was in love with Iris West, his best friend, on The CW’s new hit superhero series, The Flash.
Because hey, how many times — in life, art, or entertainment — do we
see a young White dude who’s honestly, deeply into a fly, well-rounded,
educated Black girl? And not just as a sexual conquest or to “explore,”
but as an actual love interest? Not often, that’s for sure.”
Apparently people think that this is also rare in real life (at least according to this person). Well obviously that person is living under a very big and heavy rock. I have such relationships in my family and have seen plenty of others.
You watch DS9 for the characters You watch B5 for the story You watch Firefly for the dialogue You watch Farscape for the worldbuilding You watch BSG for the writing You watch Andromeda for the guilty pleasure of it You watch Lexx because you lost the remote